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CHARLES LINDBERG - (1835 - 1920) AGED PIONEER IS DEAD




Charles Lindberg passed away at 8 o'clock Tuesday morning at the home of his son, Wm. Lindberg south of Kiron. Death was due to the infirmities of age Mr. Lindberg being at the time of his death 85 years, 2 months and 1 day old.
He was born in Värmland Län, Sweden, January 1, 1835 and was married in that country June 1864 to Miss Annie Larson.
Five years later they came to America making their way west as far as Crawford Co. where he purchased forty acres of land, breaking the prairie with a team of oxen. Possessing the characteristics of the sturdy pioneers of those days, by means of his persistent endeavor, thrift and industry he added to his holdings until at the time of his death he was the owner of 120 acres.
His wife preceded him in death May 9, 1911. They were the parents of 8 children -- 3 dying in infancy -- one daughter, Mrs. Augusta Halbath died fifteen years age. Those now living are Alfreda, wife of J. A. Clauson, of Wayside , Nebraska, Christina wife of P. B. Miller, Anna, Wife of O. J. Larson, and William, all of Kiron.
Mr. Lindberg was a member of the Baptist church and lived according to the faith he professed. He was a kind father and an honest and upright citizen. Besides his children he is survived by 36 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.



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