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I have an original loan application from Dickinson Co, Iowa and thought it may be of some
help to the Anderson genealogist. (I do not have this surname, just trying to help)
Name of borrower: Andrew G. Anderson
Wife: Hattie Anderson
They secured the load with 120 acres of improved farm land.
Their house was built in 1900 and the size was 14x28--8x10
They also had a barn 40 x 40 built in 1900 that was made of frame. Also on the land was a
Chicken & Hog House as well as Corn Cribs. They bilt a silo on the property in
It shows the Anderson's nearest neighbor was 4 1/2 miles away, the schoolhouse was 2
1/4 miles away, and the postoffice 4 1/2 miles away.
They had 6 horses, 11 cows, 20 olther type of cattle, 18 hogs. The animals were estimated
It also shows the nationality of the farmers (Anderson's) were: American & Norweg.
If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at fhte2001(a)yahoo.com
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