Andrew P. Johnson, a prominent farmer of the town of Rutland, spent his youth and young manhood in Norway and Sweden.He is of Swedish birth and ancestry and his parents, John Anderson and Bertha Anderson, were both natives of Ellstaate, Sweden. This was also their home after their marriage and their family of seven children were born on a farm in Ellstaate. The parents are now deceased and the family widely scattered. Mary, the oldest daughter, lives in Norway; Andrew P. and Lewis in Rutland; Tillie, in Madison, Wis.; Sophia, in Norway and Charles in Michigan. The youngest son, Edwin, died in infancy.