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Ancestors of Elwyn Clarence Anderson

Generation No. 2

      2. Amiel Walton Anderson, born 04 Aug 1874 in Manistique, Schoolcraft, Michigan; died 02 Apr 1947 in Kingsford, Dickinson, Michigan (Source: Certicate of Death, Local File No 5, Dickinson County, Michigan, Died of 'chronic myocarditis'.). He was the son of 4. Henry (Hans) Anderson and 5. Hannah Georgina Mattersen. He married 3. Margaret Theresa McKay 03 Jul 1902 in Sault Saint Marie, Mich.

      3. Margaret Theresa McKay, born 10 Jan 1876 in Arkona, Lambton County, Ontario, Canada; died 01 Dec 1970 in Kingsford, Dickinson, Michigan (Source: Certicate of Death, K-24, Pulmonary Problems and Pongestive Heart Failure.). She was the daughter of 6. Andrew Cooper McKay and 7. Mary Jane Walt.

Notes for Amiel Walton Anderson:
1880 Census. 14 June. Michigan, Schoolcraft County, Manistique.
Anderson, Henry 31 Head Carpenter
Hannah 34 Wife Keeping house
Albert 11 Son at school
Emil 5 Son at school
Josephine 4

1910 Census, 15 April. MIchigan, Schoolcraft County, Manistique Township, River Road.
Anderson, Amiel W Head M W 36 Farmer Own Farm
Maggie, Wife, F W 32
Elwyn, Son M W 6

WWI Draft Registration Card. Dated September 11, 1918.
Name: Amiel Walton Anderson
Residence: Box 56 RFD 1, Manistique, Schoolcraft County, Micyhigan
44 years old, DOB: August 4, 1874, Race, White; Natural Born Citizen
Occupation, Farming, self employed.
Nearest Relative, Maggie Anderson, Box 56 RFD 1, Manistique, Michigan
Height, tall; Build, medium; Eyes, Blue; Hair, Blond.
Signed: Amiel W. Anderson.

1930 Census, 4 April. Michigan, Dickinson County, KIngsford Village, 433 Breitung Avenue.
Anderson, Amiel Head 56 Well Driller
Margaret Wife 53
Elwyn, Son 26 Set-up man at Automobile Body Plant
Lillian, Daughter-in-law 20
Calvin, Grandson 10/12 months
Glen, Son 17 Spare man at Oil Station

"Amiel Walton Andereson, Well driller. Born in Manistique, Michigan August 4, 1874 where he followed well drilling and threshing business. Was united in marriage to Miss Margaret McKay July 3, 1902 at Sault Ste Marie, MIchigan. They resided at Manistique, Michigan until 1924 with the exception of one year (1909) which was spent in the State of Washington. In 1924, they moved to Kingsford, MIchyigan where they now reside at 113 Quincy Street." (August Klagstad, Jan 1946 p21)

Obituary. The Iron Mountain News, Iron MOuntain, Michigan, Thursday, April 3, 1947.
"Death Takes Widely Known Well Driller
Amiel Walton Anderson, 73, widely-known, well drilling contractor, died at 10 last night at his residence, 113 Quincey Street, Kingsford, aftere a long illness.
Mr Anderson, formerly in business in Manistique, moved here to go into business as a well driller specializing in heavy casing drilling. His work took him to all parts of the Upper Pennisula.
He leaves his widow, the former Margaret McKay, of Sault Ste Marie, whom he wed in 1902; two sons, Elwyn C. Anderson, Manistique, and Glenn C Anderson, who was in business with his father; four grandchildren, and two sisteers, Mrs. Alma Nelson, Muroc, Calif, and Jrs. Josephine Bodart, Green Bay.
Services will be held at 10 Saturday morning at the Freeman Funeral home with the Rev. Ewald Roell, pastor of the Gospel Tabernacle, officiating. The body then will be taken to Manistique for burial in Fairview cemetery."

According to the Lillian Anderson autobiography book of 2002, Amiel W Anderson died of 'heart problems'.

More About Amiel Walton Anderson:
Ancestry: SBA 4
Burial: 05 Apr 1947, Manistique, Michigan

Notes for Margaret Theresa McKay:
"Delayed Birth Registration #901686
Margaret Theresa McKay, b. 10 January 1877, Arkona, Lamblon County, Ontario, daughter of Andrew Cooper McKay of Sault Ste Marie, Canada, blacksmith & Mary Jane Walt.

"I, Lexie Jane McKay Currie, of McCleary, Washington in the County of Grays Harbor in the U. S. A. do solemnly declare that (1) I am the older sister of the aforesaid. (2) I have personal knowledge of the matters herin and above setforth, and the information furnished is true in substance and in fact, and (3) that the parents of the said person are dead: that I am an older sister of such person that I am nine years her senior in age: that at the time of the birth, I was present in the house in which she was born, and have a distinct recollection of the said birth."

Declared at McCleary, Washington: 3 March 1944, signed by Lexie Jane McKay Currie.

11 June 1880. Margaret Theresa McKay resided in Sault Ste Marie Township, Chippewa County, Michigan on a farm with her parents.

McKay, Maggie T, bds, Michael J O'Donnell.

15 April 1910. Margaret Theresa McKay along with her husband Amiel and son Elwyn resided on the River Road (9 miles east of Manistique) Manistique, Michigan.

4 April 1930. Margaret Theresa McKay along with her husband Amiel and family resided at 433 Breitung Avenue, Kingsford, Michigan.

Obituary. The Iron Mountain News, Iron Mountain-Kingsford, Wednesday, December 2, 1970.
"94-Year-Old Kingsford Woman Dies.
Mrs. Margaret T Anderson, 94, of 113 Quincy St, Kingsford, a resident of this area for the last 47 years, died last night at Pine Manor Medical Facility in KIngsford, following a brief illness.
She leaves a son, Glen C. Anderson of Quinnesec, five grand children and 15 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Freeman Funeral Home from 6 to 9 pm Thursday.
Services will be held at 10 Friday morning at the funeral home. Rev. Tom Brown II will officiate.
Burial will be in the Manistique cemetery.
The family has requested that flowers be omitted."

More About Margaret Theresa McKay:
Ancestry: SBA 5
Burial: 04 Dec 1970, Mainistique, Mich
Residence: 11 Jun 1880, Sault Ste Marie Township, Chippewa County, Michigan

More About Amiel Anderson and Margaret McKay:
Marriage: 03 Jul 1902, Sault Saint Marie, Mich
Children of Amiel Anderson and Margaret McKay are:
  1 i.   Elwyn Clarence Anderson, born 16 Apr 1903 in Manistique, Schoolcraft, Michigan on the farm; died 02 Nov 1960 in Manistique, Schoolcraft,Michigan; married Lillian Marguerite Hirn 10 Nov 1928 in Spring Arbor, Mich.
  ii.   Glenn Clement Anderson, born 12 Oct 1912 in Manistique, Schoolcraft, Michigan; died 08 Jun 1990 in Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, St Vincent Hospital; married Helen Jussila 07 Jun 1951 in Holly Springs, Mississippi; born 27 Dec 1910 in Jalasjarvi, Finland; died 31 Aug 1990 in Iron Mountain, Dickinson, Michigan.
  Notes for Glenn Clement Anderson:
Obituary. The Daily News, Iron Mountain-Kingsford, Michigan, Monday, June 11, 1990.
"Glen Anderson
IRON MOUNTAIN - Glen C. Anderson, 77, of Quinnesec died Friday at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Mr. Anderson was born Oct. 12, 1912 in Manistique, son of the late Amiel and Margaret Anderson. He had been a resident of Quinnesec for 40 years.
He married the former Helen Jussila on June 7, 1951 in Holly Springs, Miss.
Mr. Anderson owned and operated Anderson's Well Drilling and Pump Co. in Quinnesec. He also was a US Navy veteran of World War II.
Mr. Anderson served as chairman of the County Board of Commissioners for two years, supervisor of Breitung Township for six years and was very active in local politics.
He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Iron Mountain, the UP Well Drillers Association and former member of the Masonic Temple.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Elwyn Anderson.
He is survived by his wife, Helen; daughter, Helga Lukesha of Biloxi, Miss., and two granddaughters, Kirstal and Kylene.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 6 pm Tuesday at Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain.
Services will be held at 6 pm Tuesday at Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home. Rev. John C. Stubbs will officiate.
Burial will be in Quinnesec Cemetery."

  More About Glenn Clement Anderson:
Burial: 12 Jun 1990, Quinnesec, Mich

  Notes for Helen Jussila:
Obituary. The Daily News, Iron Mountain-Kingsford, Michigan, Tuesday, September 4, 1990.
IRON MOUNTAIN - Tyyne (Helen) Anderson, 79, of Quinnesec, died Friday at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Anderson was born Dec. 27, 1910 in Julasjarvi, Finland and was the daughter of the late John and Magdalen Jussila. She came to the United States in 1917 at the age of seven. She graduated from Crystal Falls High School in 1931 and lived in Crystal Falls until 1951.
She married Glen C. Anderson in Holly Springs, Miss. on June 7, 1951, and has lived in Quinnesec since that time. She worked at the Breitung Township Schools as a baker for 15 years and also as a housekeeper for Dr. William Alexander and E. G. Kingsford.
She was preceded in death by her husband on June 8.
Mrs. Anderson was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.
She leaves a daughter, Helga Lukesh of Biloxi, Miss.; two granddaughters, Kristal and Kylene; a great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 3 to 6 pm at Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 6 pm Wednesday at the funeral home. Rev. John C. Stubbs will officiate. Burial will be in the Quinnesec Cemetery."

  More About Helen Jussila:
Burial: 04 Sep 1990, Quinnesec, Mich (Source: Obituary.)
Emigration: 1917, Finland to USA (Source: Obituary.)

  More About Glenn Anderson and Helen Jussila:
Marriage: 07 Jun 1951, Holly Springs, Mississippi

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