Name: Anna Elizabeth Gideon
Given Name: Anna Elizabeth
Change Date: 15 JAN 2010
Anna Gideon was born on June 3, 1853 in Illinois. Her parents, Armstead and Lavina (Martin) Gideon, were natives of Ohio. The family consisted of three children, Anna, Alice and George. An un-named girl died in infancy. When Anna Gideon was about three years of age her parents moved to Iowa where they remained about six years when they removed to Minnetonka, Minnesota.
Birth: 3 JUN 1853 in Clinton, De Witt Co, Ill
Death: 26 JUN 1946 in Fergus Falls, Otter County, Mn
Burial: 28 JUN 1946 Greenwood Cem, Sauk Centre, Mn Block 3 Lot 17
LDS Baptism: 23 APR 2002 status: Submitted
Endowment: 23 APR 2002 status: Submitted
Sealing Child: 23 APR 2002 status: Submitted
Anna Gideon married for her first husband Tom Hoffman the son of John C. and Mary Hoffman, pioneer residents of Ashley township. To this union were born ten children three of whom are living, viz.: Mary (Hoffman) Evans, of Sauk Centre, Minnesota; Naomi, of North Dakota; Effie (Hoffman) LaRue ofWashington.Tom Hoffman died at Seattle, Washington, and Anna (Gideon) Hoffman marriedJohn Richardson at Sauk Centre in 1917.Marriage Record Book Y, Page 14199John Richardson and Anna HoffmanMarried at Sauk Centre, September 20, 1917By: Jude M. C. KelseyWitnesses: Hattie Doyle and Mrs.. H. T. HansenMarriage Record Book D, Page 270Thomas W. Hoffman and Anna E. GideonMarried at Sauk Centre, August 18, 1872By: Rev. A. J. PikeWitnesses: C. O. Hoffman and Harriet C. HoffmanAccording to the Patton Schad Funeral Home Service, Anna E. (Gideon) (Hoffman) Richardson died at Fergus Falls, Otter County, Minnesota on 26 June 1946 and was buried at Sauk Centre on 28 June 1946.Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center at Fergus Falls, Minnesota indicated that Anna Richardson was admitted on February 28, 1946 at the age of 92 and died on June 26, 1946 at the age of 93 years, 23 days at Fergus Falls State Hospital, Fergus Falls, Minnesota. The Sauk Centre Herald for June 27, 1946records the death of Mrs. Anna Richardson, 93, mother of Mrs. Mae Evans. The Certificate of Death for Anna Richardson, however, really confirmed the identity of Anna Richardson. She was born on June 3, 1853 at Clinton, Illinois, the daughter of Armstead M. Gideon and Levina Martin. She died on June 26, 1946 at the age of 93 years, 23 days at Fergus Falls State Hospital, Fergus Falls, Minnesota and was buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Sauk Centre, Minnesota. Her death certificate shows that she was a widow at the time of her death on June 26, 1946.
Father: Armstead M. Gideon b: 30 MAR 1818 in Millerstown, Champaign, Ohio
Mother: Lavina M. Martin b: ABT 1814 in Ohio
Thomas W. Hoffman b: ABT 1853 in Columbus, Barhhlomew County, Indiana
18 AUG 1872
in Sauk Centre, Stearns Co, Mn