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Your Silent Neighbors

Take a tour through the past with “Your Silent Neighbors", which introduces readers to people out of Canton’s past.

“Your Silent Neighbors” introduces readers to people out of Canton’s past.  Readers are encouraged to visit these gravesites and pay their respects to the people who have helped make our community what it is today.

Choose a name from the list to begin your journey into Canton's past:


5/26/2022 - Charles A. Anderson

Charles A. Anderson (1864-1937) was a steel maker for the Collins Company for 31 years, retiring in 1932. He was born in Ostergotdland, Sweden. Married to his wife Matilda for over 50 years, they had two children. He was a member of the Swedish Pilgrim Church on Center Street. He died at home after a short illness. The funeral was held at the Anderson house on River Road with the pastor of his church officiating. Though there is nothing particularly remarkable about his life, Anderson was one of many hardworking, family oriented immigrants who made Collinsville a vibrant community during the first half of the twentieth century.

Charles A. Anderson was carried by seven pallbearers and is buried in Southwest Cemetery, Canton.

“Your Silent Neighbors” introduces readers to people out of Canton’s past. Readers are encouraged to visit these gravesites and pay their respects to the people who have helped make our community what it is today.




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