John W. Anderson, father of A. R. Anderson, was born in
left to right are: Anna( Bergtsdaller) Anderson, Albert Richard Anderson( known
as A. R.), John W. Anderson, and Sigrid Anderson( A. R. ‘s
W. went to work for A. I. Wilcox in Wilcox,
A. R. Anderson farm is located just east of the former schoolhouse on Route 146.
It is still owned by descendents of A. R. Anderson. Some of the original
buildings are still evident on the farm as seen here:
R. Anderson House and Garage
R. Anderson machine shed where farm
machinery was stored. There was a local man who worked around the
is a picture of the former horse barn. Wendell’s son has converted it into a
house or camp.
to Marshall Anderson, a son of A. R. Anderson, this building on the A. R.
Anderson farm was called the Hall. It
originally was a store located across from the “Patch”.
It was cut into sections and hauled by a team of horses to the farm and
re-assembled. The bottom section was used as a granary and also served as a
This is a view from the other
side of the A. R. Anderson house.