- 1841 - 1872
Part of Bjug Aanondson Harstad Papers
Ole A. Harstad Anderson was from his boyhood the best behaved and educted of all the six brothers, a conscientious and tender-hearted man who functioned as a reliable instructor and guide of the whole family. Ole Aanonson Harstad, citizen name Anderson, was born in Valle, Saetersdal, Norway and came to Seneca, La Salle county, Illinois, in 1861 and married in 1863 to Miss Anna Petersdaughter Helgeland, who was born in Stavanger, Norway in June of 1841. They farmed in LaSalle and Ford Counties, Ilinois. Ole died Sept. 13, 1872 laving Anna with four children, one son having preceded him in death, He was buried near Clifton, Ill. Anna passed away Sept. 18, 1897 and is buried in Harding LaSalle County, Ilinois.