Tuesday, 5 July 2016

On This Day In Family History (July 5):

1953: Great-grandmother Lucile Rebecca (Garfield) Anderson passed away in Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA, aged 37.

Great-grandmother Lucile holding her sons, Frederic and David (right; my grandfather).

Brockton Daily Enterprise
Monday, July 6, 1953
Page Two

Mrs. Henry R. Anderson

   Mrs. Lucille R. (Garfield) Anderson, 37, of 215 Copeland street, wife of Henry R. Anderson, died Sunday morning at a local hospital. She had been in failing health for the past three months, and her death brings great sorrow to her family and friends.
   Mrs. Anderson was born in Medford, and had resided in this city for 36 years. She was a woman of pleasing personality. Mrs. Anderson was a member of the South Congregational church. Besides her husband, she is survived by two sons, Frederic R. Anderson and David W. Anderson; her mother, Mrs. Mary L. Garfield of this city; one brother, Henry A. Garfield of this city; three sisters, Mrs. Gerald Glover of California, Mrs. Leroy Carlson and Miss Edith Garfield, both of this city; also several nieces and nephews.
   Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 from the funeral home at 647 Main street. Rev. James A. Davidson, DD, pastor of the First Baptist church will officiate, and interment will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, West Bridgewater.

Copyright © 2016, David J. McRae

Saturday, 2 July 2016

On This Day In Family History (July 2):

1835: 1st cousin 6x removed Brita Maja Andersdotter was born in Frestersbyn, Järn församling, Älvsborgs län, Dalsland, Sweden.

Copyright © 2016, David J. McRae

Friday, 1 July 2016

On This Day In Family History (July 1):

1916: Great-grandmother Lucile Rebecca Garfield was born in Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA. 

1916: 2nd cousin 3x removed Dagny Ingegerd Karlsson was born in Angered Stom, Angered församling, Älvsborgs län, Dalsland, Sweden.