Aged Lady Dies.

The Courant American Newspaper
Cartersville, Georgia
March 10, 1898 Page 1:
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Aged Lady Dies.

Mrs. Francis Anderson Passes Away Tuesday.

Mrs. Francis E. Anderson died at her home on Douglas street on Tuesday morning at 6:30 o’clock. Mrs. Anderson was 80 years of age. She and her husband, the late Rev. John Anderson, were among the pioneers of Cherokee Georgia, having moved from South Carolina to Marietta, where Mr. Anderson held the office of Sheriff of Cobb county for a number of years. They finally moved to Cartersville, where Mr. Anderson’s worth as a preacher and man of his church, the Methodist, and a citizen were well recognized. He was a number of times elected mayor of the city.

Mrs. Anderson was formerly Miss Foote, of South Carolina. She was a dutiful wife and loving kind and devoted mother, and was a consistent member of the Methodist church. Her husband preceded in her in death about five years ago.

Mrs. Anderson leaves three children, Messrs. J. R. and J. P. Anderson and Mrs. Elizabeth Powell, all of this city.

The funeral took place from the home at ten o’clock yesterday morning, Rev. B. P. Allen officiating.


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