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Christian Andersen was born November 28, 1836, in Denmark, was Christened December 4, 1836, in Vejby, Frederiksborg, Denmark, and died Friday evening, September 13, 1912, at eight o’clock, at his residence, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, at age 75. Buried in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. He is the son of Anders Christiansen of Denmark, and Karen Fredderichsdatter of Denmark.

Johanne "Johanna" Nielsdatter was born November, 1832, in Denmark; was baptized November 4, 1932, in Vester Egesborg, Praesto, Denmark; and died 1918 in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, at age Unknown. Buried in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. She is the daughter of Niels Rasmusen of Denmark, and Lena Eilersdatter of Denmark.

Christian Andersen and Johanne "Johanna" Nielsdatter were married June 30, 1857, in Graested, Frederiksborg, Denmark.

Christian Andersen and Johanne "Johanna" (Nielsdatter) Andersen had six children:

  1. Nicalena Andersen: Born June 3, 1858, in Denmark; Died 1910 in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI (about age 52). Buried in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Married December, 1876, in Waupaca Co., WI, to Lars S. Larsen: Born November 14, 1857, near the City of Holbek, Island of Sjeland, Denmark; Died 1914 in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI (about age 58). Buried in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.
  2. Juliane Marie Andersen: Born October 3, 1859, in Tisvilde, Sjolland, Denmark; Baptised October 11, 1859, in Kobenhavn, Kopenhavn, Denmark; Died November 10, 1917, in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI (age 59). Buried in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Married March 22, 1876, in Denmark, to Gustav "Gust" Larsson: Born May 4, 1848, in Fröbbestorp, Torsås, Kalmar lan, Smaland, Sweden; Died about May 6, 1934, in Menasha, Winnebago Co., WI (age 86). Buried in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.
  3. Ane Martine Frederikke Andersen: Born October 1, 1866, in Denmark; Christened November 11, 1866, in Valby, Frederiksborg, Denmark; Died November 22, 1942, in a Fresno hospital, Fresno, Fresno Co., CA (age 86). Buried in Reedley Cemetery, Reedley, Fresno Co., CA. Married October 2, 1887, in Waupaca Co., WI, to Carl C. "Charley" Jensen: Born May 9, 1862, in Denmark; Died November 17, 1949, in Reedley, Fresno Co., CA (age 87). Buried in Reedley Cemetery, Reedley, Fresno Co., CA. A son, Caspar Jensen, Born May 3, 1891, in Lind Twp., Waupaca Co., WI; Died January 19, 1964, in Reedley, Fresno, CA (age 72). Buried in Reedley Cemetery, Reedley, Fresno Co., CA. Married about 1915 in Fresno Co., CA, to Jennie S. Knudsen: Born 1892 in Denmark; Died 1973 in California. Buried in Reedley Cemetery, Reedley, Fresno Co., CA.
  4. Andreas F. Andersen: Born February 25, 1869, in Denmark; Died 1945 in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI (about age 75). Buried in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Married (1) November 10, 1892, in Wood Co., WI, to Delia H. Polansky: Born July, 1871, in Centralia, Wood Co., WI; Died 1940 in Wisconsin (about age 69). Buried in New Rome Cemetery, New Rome, Adams Co., WI. Katherine "Katrine" (Paulsen) Antonsen: Born February 3, 1879, in Denmark; Died August 21, 1973, in Battle Creek, Calhoun Co., MI (age 94). Buried in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Divorced about 1919 in Wisconsin. Married (2) May 25, 1929, at the home of the bride's daughter, Mrs. Ira Williams, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, to Katherine was first married to John Carl Antonsen: Born October 12, 1874, in Denmark; Naturalized November 4, 1920; Died 1922 in Waupaca Co., WI. Buried in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.
  5. Child 1 Andersen: Born Unknown; Died Unknown.
  6. Child 2 Andersen: Born Unknown; Died Unknown.



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Andersen and Gustave Larsson Lewis Plot, Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.


Johanne "Johanna" (Nielsdatter) Andersen is buried in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.


Christian Andersen is buried in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.


Johanne "Johanna" (Nelsen) Andersen's parents, Niels Rasmusen of Denmark, and Lena Eilersdatter of Denmark.


Christian Andersen was born November 28, 1836, in Denmark.

Johanne "Johanna" Nielsdatter was born November, 1832, in Denmark.

Christian Andersen and Johanne "Johanna" Nielsdatter were married June 30, 1857, in Graested, Frederiksborg, Denmark.


   

Christian Andersen and Johanne (Nelsen) Andersen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1865. A remarkable example from the early days of photography. This "picture card" was in the photo album collection of Edythe "Eda" (Lewis) Lear, the daughter of Julianne Marie "Julia" (Andersen) Lewis. Please note that the eyes of both people were hand retouched with blue ink, an interesting way to add color in those days.


In May, 1869, Mr. and Mrs. Christian Andersen with their family, immigrated to America through Detroit, MI.

The 1870 U. S. Census taken on June 15, 1870, shows Christian Anderson (age 33) born in Denmark, with real estate of $450 and personal estate of $200, is a Carpenter living in Waupaca Twp., Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is Johana Anderson (age 38) born in Denmark, who is Keeping House. Also living there are three females and one male, all born in Denmark: Juliana M. Anderson (age 12); Nickolena Anderson (age 12); Anna M. Anderson (age 3); and Andrew F. Anderson (age 1).

Gustav "Gust" Larsson Lewis and Julianne Marie "Julia" Andersen were married March, 1876, in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 21, 1880, shows Gustave Lewis (age 32) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents is a Carpenter living in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Julia Lewis (age 22) born in Denmark of Danish-born parents. Living at home are his two children, both born in Wisconsin to Swedish and Danish-born parents: Albert Lewis (age 3); and Eda Lewis (age 1). Also living there is Gustave's brother, Swan Lewis (age 19) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents, a Laborer.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 14, 1880, shows Lars Larsen (age 23) born in Denmark to Danish-born parents is a married Farmer, and is living in Lind Twp., Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Nicklena Larsen (age 20) born in Denmark to Danish-born parents, who is Keeping House. Also living there are his two children, both born in Wisconsin to Danish-born parents: Carrie M. Larsen (age 2); and Charles Larsen (age 1).

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 5, 1880, shows Christian Anderson (age 43) born in Denmark to Danish-born parents is a Farmer living in Lind Twp., Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Jannie Anderson (age 48) born in Denmark to Danish-born parents, who is Keeping House. Also living there are his two children, both born in Denmark to Danish-born parents: Rica Anderson (age 13); and Andrew Anderson (age 11).

 On January 14, 1885, Christian Andersen became a Naturalized U. S. Citizen.


   

Christian Andersen Naturalized Record.


The 1895 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 20, 1895, shows Gustave Lewis is living in the City of Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. There are 6 White Males, 3 White Females, with 7 born in the United States and 2 born in Scandinavia.

The 1895 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 20, 1895, shows Christian Anderson is living in the 3rd Ward, City of Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. There are 2 White Males, 5 White Females, with 5 born in the United States and 2 born in Scandinavia. xxxxxxxxxxx


Nicalena "Lena" (Andersen) Larsen and her daughters, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, about 1899.


The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 5, 1900, shows Gust Lewis (age 52) born May 1848 in Sweden to Swedish-born parents, and a naturalized citizen immigrating in 1872, is a Carpenter, and is living on State Street, 2nd Ward, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 24 years, Julia Lewis (age 42) born June 1858 in Denmark to Danish-born parents who emigrated in 1870, and 8 of the 9 children born in Wisconsin to her are still alive and all but Albert are living at home: Idith Lewis (age 20) born July 1879 who is a dry goods clerk; Edward Lewis (age 18) born November 1882 who is Delivering; Hjalmar Lewis (age 15) born January 1885); Henry Lewis (age 13) born April 1887; Clara Lewis (age 9) born March 1891; Irving Lewis (age 7) born May 1893; and Rubin Lewis (age 7/12) born November 1899. Also living there is a lodger, Mary Jenkins (age 25).

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 7, 1900, shows Christian Anderson (age 63) born November, 1836, to Denmark to Danish-born parents, and a naturalized citizen immigrating in 1870, is a married Farmer who owns his home with of a mortgage, and is living on Berlin Street, 2nd Ward, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 43 years, Johanna Anderson (age 68) born November, 1832, in Denmark to Danish-born parents, and who emigrated in 1870, with all 4 of the children born to her still alive.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 6, 1900, shows Carl C.  Jensen (age 38) born May, 1862, to Denmark to Danish-born parents, and having immigrated in 1885 with Pa citizen status, is a married Farmer who owns his home with a mortgage, and is living in Lind Twp., Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 12 years, Rica F. Jensen (age 33) born October, 1866, in Denmark to Danish-born parents, and who emigrated in 1870, with both of the children born to her still alive. Also living there are his two children, both born in Wisconsin to Danish-born parents: Caspar Jensen (age 9) born May, 1891; and his daughter, Frances L. Jensen (age 3) born May, 1897.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 7, 1900, shows Lars Larson (age 43) born November, 1856, to Denmark to Danish-born parents, and having immigrating in 1861, is a married Manager Ice Dealer who owns his home with a mortgage, and is living on Berlin Street, 2nd Ward, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 23 years, Nicoline Larson (age 42) born June, 1858, in Denmark to Danish-born parents, and who emigrated in 1870, with all 9 of the children born to her still alive. Also living there are his nine unmarried children, all born in Wisconsin to Danish-born parents: his daughter, Carrie M. Larson (age 22) born January, 1878, a Musician; His son, Charlie Larson (age 20) born June, 1879, a Butcher; his son, Fred Larson (age 18) born September, 1881, a Teamster; his son, Oscar Larson (age 17) born April, 1883, a Common Laborer; his daughter, Emma Larson (age 15) born January, 1885; his daughter, Mary Larson (age 13) born October, 1886; his daughter, Eva Larson (age 10) born October, 1889; his daughter, Jessie Larson (age 6) born July, 1893; and his daughter, Nina Larson (age 3) born November, 1896.


Johanne "Johanna" (Nelsen) Andersen and daughters, Nicalena seated next to her mother, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, about 1905.


Christian Andersen in later years, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.


Johanne (Nelsen) Andersen, about 1915, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.


The 1905 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1905, shows Gustavus Lewis (age 57) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents is a Carpenter owning his home with a mortgage and living in the 2nd Ward, City of Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Julia Lewis (age 47) born in Denmark to Danish-born parents. Also living there are his seven unmarried children, all born in Wisconsin to Swedish and Danish-born parents: Edith Lewis (age 26) a Clerk; Elmer Lewis (age 20) a Cigar Maker; Henry Lewis (age 17); Clara Lewis (age 14); Irving Lewis (age 12); Ruben B. Lewis (age 5); and Philip A. Lewis (age 1).

The 1905 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1905, shows Christian Anderson (age 68) born in Denmark to Danish-born parents is a Carpenter owning his home free of a mortgage and living in the 2nd Ward, City of Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Johanna Anderson (age 73) born in Denmark to Danish-born parents.

The 1905 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1905, shows Cyrus B. Barnes (age 73) born in New York to Vermont-born parents is a Retired Farmer owning his own home free of a mortgage and living in the 2nd Ward, City of Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Lucy E. Barnes (age 72) born in New Hampshire to New Hampshire and Massachusetts-born parents. Also living there is his unmarried step-son, Frank A. Lear (age 32) born in Wisconsin to New York and New Hampshire-born parents, who is a Clerk.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 28, 1910, shows Gustave Lewis (age 61) born in Sweden of Swedish-born parents and is a Pa naturalized citizen immigrating in 1872 is a house carpenter owning his home at 413 State Street, 2nd Ward, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 33 years, Julia A. Lewis (age 52) born in Denmark of Danish-born parents who emigrated in 1870, and all 9 of the 9 children born in Wisconsin to her are still alive. Living at home: Clara Lewis (age 19) who is works in a milliner store; Irvin Lewis (age 16) who helps in a machine shop; Rueben Lewis (age 10); and Philip Lewis (age 6).

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on May 2, 1910, shows Christian Anderson (age 73) born in Denmark to Danish-born parents owns his home free of a mortgage and living in the 2nd Ward, City of Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 53 years, Johanna Anderson (age 78) born in Denmark to Danish-born parents, with 3 of the 4 children born to her still alive. 

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on May 2, 1910, shows Lars S. Larsen (age 52) born in Denmark to Danish-born parents is a widower who has his Own Income, owns his home with a mortgage, and living in the 2nd Ward, City of Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him are his four children, all born in Wisconsin to Danish-born parents: his widower son, Charles Larsen (age 31) a Butcher in a Butcher Shop; his unmarried daughter, Mary Larsen (age 23), a Telephone Operator; his unmarried daughter, Eva Larsen (age 20); and his unmarried daughter, Nina Larsen (age 14).

Christian Andersen died September 13, 1912, in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, at age 75. Buried in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.


Waupaca Republican Post, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, September 19, 1912

PIONEER CALLED BY DEATH

C. Anderson Called

Christian Anderson. Friday evening, Sept. 13 at eight o’clock, at his residence in this city, Christian Anderson passed quietly from this life after an illness of about four months following a paralytic stroke. Deceased was born in Denmark, Nov. 28, 1836 and June 30, 1857 was united in marriage to Miss Johanne Nelson. Six children were born of this union, two of whom died in childhood. June 1, 1870, Mr. and Mrs. Anderson with their family, immigrated to America and have resided in this city or vicinity since that time. An aged widow, one son, A. F. Anderson of this city, two daughters, Mrs. Carl Jensen and Mrs. Gus Lewis, besides twenty-three grandchildren and eight great grandchildren survive. Mrs. Lars S. Larson, who died in this city two and a half years ago, was also a daughter of deceased. On June 30, 1907, Mr. and Mrs. Anderson celebrated their golden wedding at which nearly all their descendents with their immediate families were present. The funeral which was very largely attended, was held Monday afternoon at two o’clock at Our Savior’s Lutheran church, of which church deceased was a charter member, Rev. J. P. Naarup officiating. Six of the grandsons, Charles, Fred and Oscar Larson, Albert and Irvin Lewis and Walter Anderson acted as pall bearers. The interment was in Lakeside cemetery.


Julianne (Andersen) Lewis, Johanna (Nelsen) Andersen (Julia's mother), Edith (Lewis) Lear, Naomi (Lear) Harmacek, about 1915, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.


Julianne Marie "Julia" (Andersen) Lewis died November 10, 1917, in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, at age 59. Buried in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.


Waupaca County Post, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, Thursday, November 15, 1917

MRS. JULIANNE LEWIS

On Saturday, November 10, Mrs. Julianne Marie Anderson Lewis passed away quite suddenly, from heart failure and Waupaca lost a devoted mother and her church a willing worker and helper. Mrs. Lewis, nee Anderson, was born at Sjolland, Denmark, June 3, 1858, coming to this country and to Waupaca when she was twelve years of age, and lived here most of her life. In March 1876, she was happily married to Gustave Lewis who survives her as do nine of her ten children. Those surviving being Albert, Irvin, Phillip, Mrs. Edith Lear and Miss Clara Lewis of this city; Edward and Henry of New Leipzig, N. D., and Elmer of Tacoma, Washington; Reuben of Waco, Texas. She also has eight grandchildren. Reuben had enlisted for the war and is stationed at Waco, Texas, but is home at attend the funeral of his mother as are Edward and Henry; the other two boys finding it impossible to get here. Mr. Lewis who has been employed in North Dakota, for two years, also came home, but was too late, however, to see his wife alive. Mrs. Lewis was a devout Christian, a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, and an able worker in the Ladies' Aid Society. She was also a member of the W. C. T. U. and of the Red Cross. Her death leaves a great void in the home where her children mourn and the sympathy of her many friends are with the bereaved. The funeral service was held on Tuesday from the home at 1:30, and from Our Savior's Church at 2 o'clock, the Rev. J. P. Naarup.


Johanne "Johanna" (Nielsdatter) Andersen died 1918 in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, at about age 86. Buried in Lakeside Memorial Park, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.