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
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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