Born in Sweden, Martin's original name was "Martin Andreasson". When Martin and his family came to America in 1898, their surname was changed to Anderson. They settled in North Easton, Massachusetts. Martin was a blacksmith.
In 1903, his wife, Augusta, passed away. The following year, his daughter, Anna Larson, and her family arrived in America. In 1905, his daughter, Amando Anderson, passed away.
In the final years of his life, Martin relocated to Brockton, Massachusetts and lived with his son, August, and his family. Martin passed away at his home on March 9, 1915.
|Friday, March 12, 1915 , The Brockton Times|