• Born 11 January 1864 - Mesinge, Odense, Denmark
  • Deceased 7 December 1945 - Fort Lupton, Colorado,aged 81 years old


 Spouses and children



On the side of Karen Marie Madsen 1835-1888


Individual Note

Mrs. Andersen worked for Mathias Erickson in Mankato, Minnesotabefore she was married. She met Mads in Mankato and they were marriedin Omaha, Nebraska. Mads was always on the move so they lived inOregon, Iowa, Washington, Nebrasks, Minnesota, and Colorado. Then in1914 he decided he wanted to go back to Denmark to make his home.They stayed about four months. They landed in Hamberg, Germany, tookin the Baltic Exposition in Sweden and stopped for a visit in Norwayon the way back. The Andersen family came to Colorado in 1907 for thehealth of Mrs. Andersen, she had asthma. (She was still alive at age90.) They settled on a farm two miles east of Berthoud, Colorado.Whenever she had a severe attack of Asthma, Dr Clymer would recommendthe mountains fo Mads would hitch up the buggy and they would rush forthe mountains.


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Peder Nielsen 1769-1829 Lovise Andersdatter 1782- Mads x 1799- ? ?

Anders Pedersen 1818-1870 Karen Marie Madsen 1835-1888

Mads Andersen 1864-1945