Peninsula Genealogical Society - Door Co., WI


 Gilbert ANDERSEN/ANDERSON Family

Sawyer, Door Co., WI

with ANDERSON/ANDERSEN Siblings (abt fall of 1905)

contributed by Diane CALHOUN

updated 13 Sep 2010


The following is a photo of the Gilbert ANDERSEN/ANDERSON Farm (about fall of 1905) in Sawyer, Town of Sturgeon Bay (city of Sturgeon Bay today-2010) that was shared to the PGS by Diane CALHOUN on 8 Sep 2010.  Her grandmother is Mable (ANDERSON/ANDERSEN)  RUSSELL is the Norwegian side of her family in Door County. To see the siblings names, go below.  Mable, however is next to her mother, Anne "Dorthea" (SIMONSEN/SIMPSON) ANDERSEN/ANDERSON, on the right of her as you are looking at the picture below.

 

There is also a GIGSTAD/GIGSTEAD connection in this picture-one of the ANDERSEN/ANDERSON siblings in this picture (Esther) married Albert GIGSTAD/GIGSTEAD and their daughter is being held by her in this picture!  See PGS Serendipity and GIGSTAD/GIGSTEAD Family Pages on this PGS Website!

 

ANDERSON Family Information follows the picture - contributed by Diane CALHOUN (11 Sep 2010).

 

If you have any additional information or corrections to make regarding this family, please contact the PGS at pengensoc@yahoo.com.


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Above: Left to Right:  Charlotte Dora "Lottie" (who died 6 Mar 1906), Henry, Ella, Mother Dorthea (SIMONSEN/SIMPSON) ANDERSON/ANDERSEN, Mabel, Esther (Mrs. Albert GIGSTEAD) with daughter Lucille GIGSTEAD (born abt 1905), Arthur, Ann. and Ruth.   Unsure who the little blond girl is in front of Ella-(possibly Dorothy SANDERS, daughter of Oluf and Louise Dina (ANDERSEN/ANDERSON) SANDERS.  Siblings missing from picture: Oscar, George, Axel & Louise Dina. -Diane CALHOUN-(8 Sep 2010)

 


"Mabel ANDERSEN/ANDERSON is my grandmother and Esther  (Mrs. Albert GIGSTEAD) her sister were quite close to our family.  Albert GIGSTEAD and his children were close cousins to my father and Albert's son Earl is still alive and remains in contact with my mother today"-Diane CALHOUN (8 Sep 2010)


Mabel Andersen Family Tree – Work in Progress by Diane CALHOUN, granddaughter (11 Sep 2010)

Above: Mabel ANDERSON and husband Ernst ROSSELL (ROSELL) (RUSSELL)-contributed by Diane CALHOUN (11 Sep 2010)
 

Mabel’s Grandparents on Gulbrand ANDERSEN side: Andrew SORENSON and Marion ANDERSON – both known to be born in Norway and death place unknown for both.


 

Mabel’s Grandparents on Anna Dorthea HENDRICHSDATTER SIMONSEN aka SIMPSON side: Henrich ‘Henry’ SIMONSEN aka SIMPSON and Anne Carine IVERSDATTER (both born in Buskerud, Norway and died in Sturgeon Bay).


 

Mabel’s Father:

Gulbrand "Gilbert" ANDERSEN - B. 20 Jan 1841 , D. 5 Dec 1903 Nasewaupee, Door, WI; buried at Town of Nasewaupee-Hainesville Cemetery

Door Co., WI- WI Pre-1907 Death Certificates-#02353 from FHL Film #1310180:

Gilbert ANDERSON

White, Male

Farmer

Age: 62 Years 10 months 14 days

Father: Andrew SORENSON-born Norway

Mother: Marian ANDERSON-born Norway

birthplace of deceased: Norway

married

wife: Doretha

Date of birth: 21 Jan 1841

Date of death: 5 Dec 1903

Residence at time of death: Town of Nasewaupee

Place of death: Town of Nasewaupee

Cause of death: Chronic Cystitis Prostitis

Duration of disease: 15 months(looked like: mounts?)

Was deceased a US soldier or sailor?-No

Place of burial: Hainesville Cemetery

Undertaker or person conducting burial: J. J. NEUVILLE

Physician: A. J. KREITZER-residence: Sturgeon Bay

No. & date of burial permit: 73-7 Dec 1903

Name of Health officer: Edward KENNEY

Date of Regis. 31 Dec 1903


 

Married: 26 Apr 1868 Bragenes Parish, Buskerud, Norway


 

Mabel’s Mother: Anne "Dorthea" HENDRICHSDATTER SIMONSEN aka SIMPSON - B. 11 Nov 1848 Buskerud, Noway, Died 1927 Sturgeon Bay, Door, Wisconsin; burial: Town of Nasewaupee-Hainesville Scandinavian Lutheran Cemetery.


 

Mabel’s Siblings:


 

1.Anna Marie ANDERSEN: - B. 20 Jan 1869 Buskerud, Norway, D. 16 Jun 1963 Dodge County, Wisconsin;

…..Married Nelson M. HOWARD at the Prot. Moravian Church, Sturgeon Bay on 27 Dec 1888

PGS Door Co. Pre1907 Marriage Index-1885 to 1889:

HOWARD, Nelson-date of marriage: 27 Dec 1888-place of marriage: Sturgeon Bay-Husband-certif. #01279-Place of birth: WI, , Waukesha-Father of husband: HOWARD, Silas-Mother of husband: HOWARD, Mary Jane; ANDERSON, Annie Mary-Wife-place of birth: WI, Door, Bay View-father of wife: ANDERSON, Gilbert-mother of wife: SIMONSON, Dora; WITNESS: STROM, Oscar; WITNESS: ANDERSON, Axel; Pronounced marriage: GROENFELDT, Sam-Prot. Moravian.

…..Child Known Dorothy J. Howard B. abt 1918 Wisconsin


 

2. Axel Julius Hartvig ANDERSEN - B. 9 May 1870 Buskerud, Norway, D. 12 Apr 1938 Nasewaupee, Door, Wisconsin; Buried at Town of Nasewaupee-Hainesville Cemetery

…..Married Amelia/Emelia Sophia PAPENFUSS abt 1896 Wisconsin


 

3. George Andreas ANDERSEN - B. 17 Jan 1781 Buskerud, Norway, D. 9 Aug 1941 Nasewaupee, Door, Wisconsin, Buried at Town of Nasewaupee-Hainesville Cemetery

…..Married Lena HICKEY 20 Feb 1918 Door County, Wisconsin


 

4. Oscar J. ANDERSEN - B. 31 Aug 1873 Nasewaupee, Door, Wisconsin, D. 28 Mar 1955 Nasewaupee, Door, Wisconsin, Buried at Town of Nasewaupee-Hainesville Cemetery

…..Married Bina ______ – no other information – lived up in Minnesota


 

5. Louise Dina ANDERSEN - B. Feb 1876 Nasewaupee, Door, Wisconsin

…..Married to Oluf Christian KITTELSEN aka SANDERS – Married at Ev. Lutheran Church, Sawyer, Door County

PGS Door Co. Pre1907 Marriage Index 1895 to 1900:

SANDERS, Olof-date of marriage: 19 Feb 1896-place of marriage: Sawyer-Husband-Certif. #01994-born: Norway, Langsand-father of husband: SANDERS, Slittel-mother of husband: OLSON, Audora; ANDERSON, Louis Dina-born: WI, Door, Sawyer-father of wife: ANDERSON, Gilbert-mother of wife: SIMONSON, Dorothea-Witness: SIMPSON, Lollie M.-Witnes: BEVERY, Josie A.-Pronouncing marriage: REINERTSON, J. C.-Ev. Lutheran. 

…..Daughter: Dora Dorothy Dorthea SANDERS B. Feb 1897 Wisconsin

NOTE: Oluf SANDERS dies 9 Aug 1898 and buried at Town of Nasewaupee-Hainesville Cemetery.

NOTE: Oluf SANDERS

…..Married 2nd spouse: Walter SANDER who died in 1908 Wisconsin

…..Children: Walter C. SANDER and Emil Gilbert SANDER


 

NOTE: 2nd marriage probably occurred between 1898 to 1904 – between death of first husband and birth of her son Walter SANDER. Interesting that first husband is ‘SANDERS’ and 2nd husband is SANDER


 

6. Henry G. ANDERSEN - B. Oct 1878 Nasewaupee, Door, Wisconsin


 

7. Esther C. ANDERSEN - B. Mar 1884 Nasewaupee, Door, Wisconsin D. Dec 1854 Milwaukee, Wisconsin; buried at Highland Memorial Cemetery, New Berlin, Wisconsin

…..Married 21 Dec 1904 in Nasewaupee, Wisconsin (see PGS Door Co. Pre-1907 Marriage: #00022-21 Dec 1904 ) - Albert Olaves GIGSTEAD - B. 11 May 1877 Door County, Wisconsin, D. 28 Nov 1945 Becker, Minnesota, buried at Highland Memorial Cemetery, New Berlin, Wisconsin

…..Children: Lucille A. GIGSTEAD – baby in photo born abt 1907 Michigan; Gilbert Kenneth GIGSTEAD Sr., Roger W. GIGSTEAD and Earl Edward GIGSTEAD: Lucille married Clarence SIEPERT from Green Bay and they had twins..Fred and Clarissa and a daughter Beverly.

PGS DC Pre1907Marr Seq 1903 to Dec 1906:

GIGSTAD, Alberth-DOM: 21 Dec 1904-Place of marriage: Sawyer-Husband-certif. #00022-born: WI, Door, Forestville-Father of husband: GIGSTAD, Knut-Mother of husband: GIGSTAD, Raude (Rande); ANDERSON, Esther-DOM: 21 Dec 1904-Place of marriage: Sawyer-Wife-certif. #00022-born: Wi, Door, Hainesville-Father of wife: ANDERSON, Gilbert-Mother of wife: ANDERSON, Dorthea-Witness: GIGSTAD, Eddie-Witness: ANDERSON, Henry-Marriage solemnized by: OVE, T. T.-Norw. Lutheran.

 


 

8. Arthur Andersen B. 3 May 1882 Nasewaupee, Door, Wisconsin D. 28 Apr 1906 Nasewaupee, Door, Wisconsin; buried at Town of Nasewaupee-Hainesville Cemetery – Died of Tuberculosis.  NOTE: Arthur died 1 ½ months after his sister Charlotte below.

Door Co. WI - WI Pre-1907 Death Certificate- #02784 from FHL Film #1310180:

Arthur ANDERSON

White, Male

Farming

Age: 23 yrs. 11 mo. 25 dys

Father: Gilbert ANDERSON-born Norway

Mother: Doretha ANDERSON-born Norway

birthplace of deceased: Town of Naseewaupee

Birthdate: 3 May 1882

Single

Date of Death: 28 Apr 1906

Cause of death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis Asthema

Duration: 10 months

Place of Death: Town of Nasewaupee

Residence at time of death: Town of Nasewaupee

Was deceased a U.S. soldier or sailor?-No

Physician-A. J. KREUTZER, Phys.-Sturgeon Bay

Undertaker or person conducting burial: J. J. NEUVILLE

Number & date of burial permit: No. 109, 29 Apr 1906

Place of burial: Hainesville Cemetery

Date of certificate: 29 Apr 1906


 

9. Charlotte Dora Andersen B. Jan 1887 Nasewaupee, Door, Wisconsin D. 6 Mar 1906 Nasewaupee, Door, Wisconsin; buried at Town of Nasewaupee-Hainesville Cemetery. NOTE: Charlotte died 1 1/ 2 months before her brother Arthur Andersen above.

Door Co., WI- WI Pre-1907 Death Certificate-#02742 from FHL Film #1310180:

Charlotte Dora ANDERSON

White, female

White

Servant

Age: 19 yrs. 1 mo. 7 dys.

Father: Gilbert ANDERSON - born Norway

Mother: Dorathy ANDERSON-born Norway

birthplace of deceased: Town of Nasewaupee

Date of Birth: 28 Jan 1887

Date of Death: 6 Mar 1906

Cause of death: Severe cold-Quick Consumption

Duration of Disease: abt. 6 mo.

Place of Death: home in Nasewaupee

Residence at time of death: Nasewaupee

Physician: Edward KENNY J. P.- Nasewaupee

Undertaker or person conducting burial: J. J. NEUVILLE

No. & date of burial permit: No. 107, 6 Mar 1906

Place of burial: Hainesville Cemetery

Date of certificate: 6 Mar 1906

Date of registration: 28 Mar 1906


 

10. Ella Andersen B. Jul 1889 Nasewaupee, Door County, Wisconsin

…..Married Edward Albert Row. Marriage date unknown

…..One child known Henry E. Row


 

11. Mable ANDERSEN B. 19 Oct 1892 Nasewaupee, Door, Wisconsin D. 3 Aug 1939 West Allis, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Died at Muirdale Santorium, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin of Pulmonary tuberculosis. She was had severe arthritis and was in a wheelchair for many many years.

…..Confirmed 4 Jun 1905 at Lutheran Church, Sawyer, Wisconsin

…..Married to Ernst Gottfried ROSELL (ROSSELL) aka RUSSELL on 29 Jun 1915 Green Bay, Wisconsin. Esther ANDERSEN and Albert GIGSTEAD were witnesses to marriage.

…..Children: Carl E RUSSELL, Arvid G. RUSSELL and Victor Emil RUSSELL aka ROSSELL (My father). A daughter was born but information unknown.

NOTE: Should be noted that the original spelling of Ernst last name is ROSELL as well as all his brothers. After they immigrated from Sweden, they all changed it to RUSSELL. My father birth certificate says ROSSELL.


 

12. Ruth ANDERSEN B. Dec 1892 Nasewaupee, Door, Wisconsin

…..Married Henry August HANSEN 12 Oct 1914 Nasewaupee, Door, Wisconsin

…..Children: Henry George HANSEN and Arthur G. (Gene*) HANSEN (*Arthur Gene HANSEN was President of University of Purdue thru 1971 to 1980's-in Who's Who of America-died 2010)


 

 


 

Thank you, Diane CALHOUN, for sharing these photos and information of your early Door Co. Ancestors and Family!

 


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