1887 - 1973 (85 years)
||William Whitfield "Andy" Anderson [1, 2] |
||5 Oct 1887
||Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska [1, 3, 4, 5, 6]
||13 May 1973
||El Paso, El Paso, Texas [5, 6, 7]
||16 May 1973
||Monte Vista Cemetery, Alamogordo, New Mexico [8, 9]
- Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Cloudcroft Baptist Church for William W. "Andy" Anderson, 85, who died Sunday at Williams Beaumont Hospital in El Paso. Officiating will be the Rev. Calvin Gray, pastor of the church. Interment will follow in the James Canyon Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hamiltoo Chapel from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Pallbearers include H. W. "Shorty" Buie, Lt. Col (Ret.) Harold F. Nenninger, David Bays, John Tally, Dale Earthman and Terry Buie. Born Oct. 5, 1887 in Syracuse, Neb., Anderson had served as a civil engineer with the U. S. Corps of Engineers. He had been a resident of Cloudcroft since 1955. He is survived by two sons, Col. (Ret.) John J. Anderson of Los Angeles and Gene Wilson Anderson of Downers Grove, Ill.; a sister, Mrs. Marie Coddington, of Lincoln, Neb.; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
William Whitfield Anderson was born in Syracuse, NE the youngest of 11 children. He was quite a baseball pitcher and played AAA ball. He homesteaded in Kit Carson, CO, graduated in accounting, and was also an excellent carpenter. After marriage and two children, he moved to Casper, Wyoming, and ran a grocery store. From there to Winette, Montana to manage anther store; then to Littleton, Colorado where he developed a poultry ranch. Another spin at cattle ranching in Kit Carson, Colorado. A contractor in Walden, Colorado supplying cedar posts to the highway department. Later he went to Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska where he worked for the Army Corps of Engineers building Air Bases during WW II. He then went to work in Los Angeles as an accountant where he retired. He moved to Cloudcroft, NM in 1956 where he lived until he died in May 1973 at the age of 85. He is buried in Alamogordo, NM.
1910 US Census, Colorado, Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Wm. W. Anderson, age 22, single, born NE, parents born WI, Farmer new claim, with parents J.W. and Anna C.
1920 US Census, Nebraska, Otoe, Syracuse, William W. Anderson, rents farm, age 32, born NE, parents born WI, wife Lina B. 33, born MO, father born MO, mother born KY, son Gene W. 2, born NE, son John J. 8/12, born NE
1930 US Census, Colorado, Denver, Denver, William W. Anderson, rents home for 50, does not own radio, age 41, first married age 24, born NE, parents born WI, farmer, wife Lena B. 44, first married age 27, born MO, father born OH, mother born MO, son Jean 12, born CO, son John 10, born NE, boarder Conoves Blackwood 46, electrical engineer telephone, Kermit Blackwood 20, enumerated 7 Apr 1930
1930 US Census, Colorado, Cheyenne, Kit Carson, William W. Anderson, 42, first married age 25, born NE, parents born WI, farmer general farm, servant Clark Loflin 24, laborer general farm, enumerated 19 Apr 1930
1940 US Census, Colorado, Jackson, Walden, William Anderson, 52, education H4, born NE, restaurant manager restaurant, wife Lena B., 54, education H4, born MO, cooking restaurant
Place of death: William Beaumont Army Med Cen, El Paso Co., El Paso, Texas, length of stay 1 mo.
Usual residence: P. O. Box 3, Cloudcroft, Otero, New Mexico, not on a farm
Name of deceased: William Whitfield Anderson
Date of death: 13 May 1973
Marital status: divorced
Date of birth: 5 Oct 1887
Age: 85 years
Usual occupation: Engineer, retired
Father's name: Jesse Anderson
Mother's name: Anna McConnell
Was deceased ever in U.S. armed forces: no
Social security no.:
Informant: John J. Anderson
Cause of death: lymphoma of testicle with mestatasis, 6 yrs.
Time of death: 9:30 a.m.
Doctor: Daniel G. Cavanaugh, MD, MAJ., M.C.
Removal, 14 May 1973, Monte Vista Cemetery, Alamogordo, New Mexico
Funeral Director: Kaster-Maxon & Futrell
Registrar: J. W. Fields, file no. 1110, 17 May 1973 [5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]
||24 Sep 2014 |
||Jesse Wilson Anderson, b. 20 Oct 1847, Wiota, Lafayette, Wisconsin , d. 17 May 1921, Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska (Age 73 years) |
||Anna Cyria McConnell, b. 20 Aug 1846, Darlington, Lafayette, Wisconsin , d. 10 Jul 1933, Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska (Age 86 years) |
||20 Nov 1867
||Wiota, Lafayette, Wisconsin [16, 17]
||Lena Barbara Grouse, b. 1 Apr 1886, Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri , d. 1 Oct 1974, Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri (Age 88 years) |
||7 Jul 1913
||Kit Carson, Cheyenne, Colorado 
||Abt 1945 
| ||1. Gene Wilson Anderson, b. 28 Jul 1917, Kit Carson, Cheyenne, Colorado , d. 5 Mar 1993, Downers Grove, DuPage, Illinois (Age 75 years)|
| ||2. John J. Anderson, b. 14 Apr 1919, Nebraska , d. 18 Oct 2002, Cypress, Orange, California (Age 83 years)|
||14 Mar 2017 |
||Anderson, William Whitfield |
||Girdner, James, Goodlou Grouse, William Anderson, Gene Anderson|
||Anderson, Jesse and Anna, children of|
Front row, L-R, Bessie, Louis, John, Lillian,
Back rown, L-R, William, Myrtle, Marie, Gertrude, Clara