What's new in the Anderson/Larson family history

December 2, 2014,uploaded the latest revisions to the website.

August 24, 2012,uploaded the latest revisions to the website.

April 20, 2011,uploaded the latest revisions to the website.

April 18, 2011, uploaded the latest revisions including even more data on the Dahlseide families, including the Berg(e) families of North Dakota.

April 15, 2011, Added many more details of the Dahlseide families of Worth County, Iowa, circa 1880

March 25, 2011, Added all of the latest family history data and files. Too many to mention here...

August 28, 2009, Added the 1861 census record for the family of Duncan and Ann Anderson of South Monaghan, Ontario.

August 19, 2009, Added a whole lot of family births and marriages of the family of David M Anderson (1860 - 1940) and Ada Harriet (Bolton) Anderson ( 1869 - ?) of Douro twp, Peterborough County, Ontario.

August 18, 2009, added many family details of the Anderson families of Peteborough County, Ontario and Walsh County, N. Dakota from census records, death indexes and Ontario marriage records.

August 7, 2009, added the historical accounts of the family of Duncan Anderson (1859-1933) and the family of his son Arthur Anderson ( 1898-1983) as found in Pioneer Heritage" Compiled in 1981. An historical account of the families of Kirriemuir, Alberta. These accounts may be found on the "Anderson Photo Page". Uploaded latest revision of Anderson web site.

March 17, 2009, added many new census records and family members of the John Winch and Ashley Thomas Dawley families of Iowa and Minnesota.
addded the 1916 census record for the family of Willard and Alice L Winch of Kindersley, Saskatchewan.

March 1, 2009, Added many of the 1916 census records for the Hanson families of Preeceville, Saskatchewan.

January 23, 2009, Added the 1916 census records for James and Jennie Anderson ( and family) of Buchanan, Sask. Added the 1916 census record for Alfred and Mercy Nightingale of Strathclair, Manitoba (and family). Added the 1916 census record of Fred Robinson and brothers of Preeceville, Saskatchewan.

February 27, 2008, Received and trancribed the 1866 marriage registration of George Harris and Mary Hood of Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire. Added the 1851 and the 1861 census records for the two families of Anthony Harris, father of George Harris.. (1851 wife was Elizabeth and 1861 wife was Anne)

February 25, 2008, Received and transcribed the 1849 marriage registration of William Hill and the widow Harriet (Barnett) Lamb, of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

Febrary 22, 2008, Received and transcribed the 1894 marriage registration of Joseph Richard Harris and Ellen Eliza Marsh of Clifton, Bristol, England.
Received and transcribed the 1922 birth registration of Irene Richardson, daughter of Thomas Richardson and Margaret Jane (Pringle) Richardson of Gateshead, England.

February 19, 2008, Finally located John Marsh and wife Sarah A Marsh on th 1901 census of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.. They were indeed at one of the Garden Cottages of Cambridge , as per the address contained on an envelope held by one of the Marsh descendants in Western Australia, likely passed down from a William Marsh, brother of the John Marsh as noted here. Added more of the FreeBMD indexes of the death registration for members of the Marsh families.
February 17, 2008,
Added 1871-1891 census records of Cambridge, England of the families of John and Sarah Marsh, and their sons Charles Marsh and John Griffin Marsh.

February 16, 2008, Ordered from the GRO in England, the 1866 marriage registration of George Harris and Mary Hood, registered in Clifton.

February 14, 2008, Added many more census records of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, covering some of the families of Lamb, Barnett , Hill and Bragg from the years 1841-1881.

February 12, 2008, Added the 1911 census records for the family of Mary (Harris) Marsh, of 23rd Ave, Calgary, Alberta and the family of George and Mary Harris of 20th Ave, Calgary, Alberta. Added the 1911 census record of James and Beatrice (Harris) Manning of 20th Ave, Calgary, Alberta. Added the 1881 census for the family of George and Mary Harris of 23 Charles Place, Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire. (including the mother-in-law Mary Hood, age 64). Added the 1851 and the 1861 census of the family of Richard and Mary Hood, of30 Love Street, Clifton, Bristol, Gloucesteshire

February 8, 2008, Added the 1986 death registration of Earl Clinton Anderson, age 87, of Kelowna, B.C. Added the 1981 death registration of Joseph Edwin Harris, age 84 , of Richmond, B.C. Added the 1943 death registration of John Ewoniak of Pouce Coupe, B.C.

February 7, 2008, Added the April 9, 1907 passenger listing showing Francis C Huish, age 7 and Lily Huish, departing Liverpool on the "Mongolian" bound for Halifax, Canada.

February 6, 2008, Added the family of Joseph and Mary Ann Johnson, of Hetton le Hole, Durham as per 1871, 1881 and 1891 census. Added the partial family of Alice Sandilands of Hetton le Hole , Durham as per the 1851 census.

February 5, 2008, Ordered from the GRO the 1922 birth registration of Irene Richardson, registered in Gateshead, County Durham.

February 01, 2008, Determined that the person of Charles Griffin Marsh (abt 1798- 1909) is one and the same as Griffin Marsh , son of Griffin Marsh and Ann Graves of Ashdon, Essex.
Added many of the appropriate census records from 1840- 1901 to build this family's database.

January 30, 2008 Added extensive details to the families of Lamb, Salliss, Barnett, and Marsh of Chiltenham, Gloucestershire

January 28, 2008, Added extensive census and BMD details of the families of Harris and Marsh of Chiltenham, Gloucestershire.

December 10, 2007, Added further details of the family of Andrew H. Jester, (born abt 1812, Ohio) including 1850 Indiana census and 1860 Iowa census. Added the 1903 death date of Anton Torgerson of LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

Nov 16, 2006. Received and added the 10 May 1874 birth registration details of Mercy Jane Ashby of Towcester, Northamptonshire. The mother was Emily Charlotte Ashby and the father not mentioned. Added the 1861 census record for the family of Reuben and Elizabeth Ashby including Emily Ashby age 6, George age 3, and Henry age 1 of Towcester, Northamptonshire.

Located and added the June qtr, 1853 marriage registration of Reuben Ashby and Elizabeth Francis Eales, registered in Towcester, Northamptonshire. Added the 1851 census of Reuben Ashby, six brothers and sisters and parents John and Elizabeth Ashby of Towcester, Northamptonshire. Added the 1841 census of the family of John and Elizabeth Ashby of Towcester.

Nov 6, 2006, Added the 1851 census record for the families of William Winch, George Kidd, Johnson Kidd, Edward Winch of Maryborough township, Wellington County, Ontario

Nov 4, 2006, Ordered the 1874 birth registration from the GRO of Mercy Jane Ashby, registered June qtr, in Towcester, Northamptonshire, vol 3b, page 20. Added the 1891 census record of Mercy Ashby, of Towcester, Northamptonshire. Added the 1861 census of the Ashby family of Towcester, Northamptonshire.

Nov 3, 2006, Added the 1891 census record for the family of Paul and Sarah Nightingale, of Eastcote, Northamptonshire, England. Added birth registration index data for some of the children of Paul and Sarah Nightingale of Northamptonshire. Added the 1871 census for this same family. Added the 1851 census of same family. Added the 1841 census of Thomas and Mary Nightingale of Pattishall Parish, Northamptonshire. Added the 1851 census of the family of Richard and Mary A Kirton of Eastcote, Northamptonshire. Added the 1841 census of the family of Richard and Mary Kirton of Astcote, Northamptonshire.

Oct 11, 2006, Added the 1870 census, of William and Lydia (Winch) Dafoe of Fremont, Sanilac County, Michigan,
Added the 1880 census of Hiel Dafoe of Fremont, Sanilac County, Michigan

Oct 10, 2006, added 1900, 1910 census record of James Albert Greenwood and wife Annie of Pembina County, North Dakota. Added the 1920 census record of widow Annie Greenwood of Scobey, Montana. Added the SSI death index data for their son John Albert Greenwood and his wife Katherine (Winslow) Greenwood of Wolf Point, Montana. Added the 1900 census of Hugh Bisset Cameron and wife Malitta (Winch) Cameron and their 6 children living in Hallock twp, Kittson County, MN.

Added the 1930 census record of Douglas Cameron and wife Bessie and 5 children of Hampden twp, Kittson County, MN.

Added the 2003 obituary of Barbara Ann (Greenwood) Sniffen of Oshkosh, WI

Added the 2004 obituary of John Kenneth Sniffen of Oshkosh, WI

April 26, 2006, added additional information on the families of Hackett. Also added a previous husband and parents (Lapham and Megley) to Mrs. Mary Ann Winch, the 4th wife of Samuel Winch of Painsville, Ohio.

Dec 15, 2005, Added the 1925 death registration of Eleanor (Hackett) Bruce of Vancouver, B.C. Added the 1946 death registration of John Cameron Hackett of Vancouver, B.C.

October 29, 2005, added the 1871 death registrations for John and Ann (Smith) Baillie of Morningside Farm, Morningside, Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Added the 1871 census record for them as well. Added the parents of Ann (Smith) Baillie as per her 1871 death registration. Added the 1881 census of Morningside Farm now run by David Baillie and wife Elizabeth.

October 16, 2005, added the 1861 census records for the families of Jacob and Mary Huish, Francis and Grace Huish of Whitestaunton, Somersetshire.

August 19, 2005, added the 1871, 1891 and 1901 census records for the family of Francis and Grace Ann Huish of Whitestaunton, Somersetshire and Blaenavon, Wales.

May 27, 2005, added the 1871 census record of the family of James and Carline Nordby of Yorkshire, England, including Bertha Nordby, the future wife of John Nichols and William Winch. Added the 1900 census record of William and Bertha Winch of Snohomish, Washington.

May 19, 2005, added the 1964 death registration of Jennie (Winch) Anderson, died Coquitlam, B.C.

May 4, 2005, added more family information/descendants of Eva Ethel Anderson and Marcus Olo Bates.

April 20, 2005, added a number of birth and marriage registration transcripts and family photos for the Ewoniak family of Clayhurst, B.C.

March 10, 2005, added a new page to the web site for display of vital records such as marriage and birth certificates.

Feb 17, updated some files on the family of David Howard Anderson of Oshawa, Ontario. Added some extensive research on the pioneer Parkins family of Exeter, Wisconsin and later of Milton, Minnesota.

Jan 3, 2005, updated some of the Anderson photographs. Corrected entries for the Piec family.

Nov 16, 2004, added the 1901 census data for some of the Granum family of Volga twp, Brookings County, S. Dakota

Nov 4, 2004, added a transcript describing the family history of Jacob and Karoline Hanson of Preeceville, Sask. Added the 1900 census record from Hillsboro twp, N. Dakota of this family.

Nov 4, 2004, added extensive census data (1870- 1920) from Minnesota and North Dakota for the family of Wright and Angeline Parkins.

Nov 1, 2004, located and added the 1910 census record for Martin Larson, wife Malla (Mollie) and daughter Inez Larson (my mother, born 1908) . The family was living in Hamilton township, LaCrosse County, Wisconsin.

Nov 1, 2004, added the 1910 census record for Mrs Mathias Christianson (Beathe), age 62 with son Olmar ( age 23) and daughter Agnes (age 19) in Onalaska, Wisconsin.

Oct 29, 2004, added transcript of the family history of Christian and Neltus (Nellie) Hanson of Preeceville, Sask. as recorded in "Lines of The Past", History of Preeceville & District, page 426, published by the Preeceville Historical Society, 1982.

Oct 29, 2004, added further details of the death and burial of Norman Clayton Hanson, (1928-1944) died in France, 1944

Oct 20, 2004, added 1910 census records for the families of William and Bertha Winch (Snohomish, WA) James and Letitia Rutherford (Walsh Co, N. Dakota) , Oliver and Josephine Winch and mother Hannah Winch (Grafton, N. Dakota)

Oct 15, 2004, added photos of the Richard Allen Anderson and Natalie Emmert wedding of Aug 2, 2004.

Oct 2, 2004, updated the files for the Nimmo families.

June 12, 2004, updated the family of Ralph Oliver Dodds and Ruth Wakefield.

March 1, 2004, updated the families of Dahl and Freng of Burns twp, LaCrosse County, Wisconsin.

Jan 24, 2004, removed some Plank cousins from the database as per request.

Jan 8, 2004, added many more details for the Robbins and Ewoniak families.

Dec 29, 2003, after interviewing three of the daughters of Napolean Hebert and his wife Rosanna Levesque, posted some further details of the life of Vernon L Anderson (1896-1982), who lived and was buried in the village of Forget, Saskatchewan.

Dec 24, 2003, added many new details of the Dahlseide (Dahlseid) family members including Ellen Dahlseide that married Vernon L Anderson in Buchanan, Saskatchwan.

Nov 29, 2003, updated some personal files descending from Vernon Lea Anderson (1896- 1982)

Nov 18, 2003, added 1930 census records for a couple of the Freng families of LaCrosse County, Wisconsin.

Nov 15, 2003, removed a significant number of families from the database due to storage limitations and privacy concerns. (Dahlby, Berg and many others)

Nov 15, 2003, added further census records for the families of Marshall Winch, William W Winch, Marshall C Winch (1900, 1920, 1930 )

Sept 19, 2003, located the 1930 census record for brother/sister Olmar and Agnes Chrstiansen in Onalaska, WI. Both are unmarried.

Sept 19, 2003, added the 1930 census records for Ole Simenson and son Bernie Simenson, both of La Crosse County, WI.

Sept 19, 2003, added further details of vital marriage and births of the family of Beathe (Pedersdtr) Christianen, the wife of Mathias Christiansen who came to America in 1881 with a family of five children. Added some 1920 and 1930 census records for the two oldest sons of Peder Granum and Christian Granum. Added some research into the confusing dual names of the mother. (Beathe Pedersdtr - Beathe Larsdtr. and perhaps an explanation of the motivation of her choice of names)

Sept 12, 2003, added 1930 census record for Clifford Dansberry, La Crosse, Wisconsin. Located likely 1930 census record for Orville Larson, La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Sept 11, 2003, located and added the 1920 and 1930 census record for the family of George Goyette of Cambpell twp, La Crosse, Wisconsin. (see Aldin Larson). Added the 1930 census record for Christian O. Larson and Marie (Christiansen) of Holmen, Wisconsin.

Sept 6, 2003, corrected some entries for the David Jeremiah Moffitt and Caroline Elizabeth Hollingsworth families including adding revised parentage of David J Moffitt as per email from Sharon (Moffitt) Cowen.

Jan 4, 2003, sent by fax a request for the birth registration for George Townsley, Wirrall, Cheshire , 1845. expect 3 week delivery.
(after it arrived concluded this does not appear to be the birth registration for our George Townsley)

Dec 28, 2002, moved the Dyson - O'Doherty family members into their own web site at www.legacyfamilytree.ca/Odoherty

Dec 24, 2002, updated the pages for Carmel LEWIS Pickering and Margaret Anderson of Cochrane, Ontario with many thanks to William (Bill) Pickering of Cornwall, Ontario

Dec 16, 2002, added more Dyson family members along with our first English records of the Hudson family (1881).

Nov 30, 2002, added the 1930 census record for great-grandfather William Winch (age 88) in San Diego. Added a number of Winch census records from N. Dakota and Minnesota from 1910 and 1920. Added the 1910 census record for the Dibble family in Murray county, Minnesota (Norman Dibble married Annie Winch)

Nov 16, 2002, added more portrait photos for family members.

Nov 4, 2002, added a large number of portrait photographs for both the Anderson , Larson, and Hanson sides of our family history.

Nov 3, 2002, added many new census records for the Anderson, Larson and Hanson families that have been released since this project began over 20 years ago. (1900 and 1910 census records mainly in the USA)

Nov 1, 2002, added full details of many of the newer Anderson census records from N. Dakota. (Duncan Anderson, James Andersn, Hannah Ellen Winch). Also added further research into Hans Jacobsen. (1885 census. N. Dakota)

Oct 26, 2002, updated many details of the Kristian Hanson family and his descendants.

Sept 18, 2002, added the O'Doherty family and updated details on the Dyson family.

June 27, 2002, corrected and added to the earliest members of the Laing family history, thanks to additional information supplied by Anita Friedman of Christchurch N.Z.

April 27. 2002, added the family data for Darlene Nordland (one of the Hanson families)

April 9, 2002, added the 1880 census records for the brothers, Hans Christian Hanson, Kristian Hanson , Jacob Hanson and Martin Hanson

April 4, 2002 , added many 1881 census records for more of the Buckham families of S. Monaghan and Otonabee, Ont.

April 4, 2002, found the 1881 census records for the family of Walter and Margaret Rutherford and family in Cannington, Ontario.

April 4, 2002, added additional information on the family of Robert William Laing and Shirley Bernice Kerslake.

April 2, 2002, located the 1881 census records for Paul Nightingale and family in the hamlet of Eastcote Cottage, Pattishall, Northamptonshire, England. Added into database. Located a source for the 1904 marriage of Alfred Sidney Nightingale and Mercy Jane Ashby from 1904 in Pattishall, Northamptonshire, England

March 11, 2002, uploaded latest revision of the database.

Feb 2, 2002, added additional Scottish and Ontario Maps to the Map Page.

Feb 2, 2002, added "What's New" to the table of contents, main page.

Feb 2, 2002 , added 1881 census data for the Huish family in Wales.

Feb 3, 2002, added map of Somersetshire, England for the Huish Family. (Whitestaunton and Northay, Somersetshire)