Anderson, Olaf J.
 B: 28 Nov 1865, Harjedalen, Jamtland, Sweden
Emigrated to America at age 17.
D: 1931, Minneapolis, MN
M: 1890, Marie (Mary) Nordby, from Trysil, Norway. Her father, Per Nordby, brought seven other families with them.

FN: Jonas Anderson
MN: Karen Olofson

Olaf Anderson was sheriff of Kittson county for more than a quarter of a century. During that time he held continuous office and was rated as one of the outstanding sheriffs in Minnesota.

Children of Olaf Anderson and Unknown:

1. Joseph Anderson
B:

2. Boy Anderson
B:

3. Arthur Anderson
B:

4. Parker Anderson
B:

5. Edna Anderson
B:
D: Oct 1962
M: Hale Byers

6. Othelia Anderson
B:
D: Died as a child

Picture taken by A. H. Anderson, photographer, was shown in the Kittson County Enterprise, October 20, 1999 - Entitled Sheriff Anderson of Kittson County from "days gone by," 1905.


Anderson, Olaf
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D:
M: Cora E. Skjordahl b. 30 Dec 1906, Strathcona, dau of John Skjordahl and Lizzie Thompson d. 27 Nov 1994, Kittson Memorial Nursing Home, Hallock, MN

Cora was previously married to Elof Hanson and was later married to Olaf Anderson.

Children:

Audrey
M: Herb Johnson

Joyce
M: Nowacki

Myrna
M: King

Marlys
M: Bob Bodden

Carol
M: Craig

Sandra Anderson