Anna Maria Anderson

17 August 1821–3 March 1906 (Age 84)
Christiana, Transvaal, South Africa

The Life Summary of Anna Maria

When Anna Maria Anderson was born on 17 August 1821, in Christiana, Transvaal, South Africa, her father, Andrew Anderson, was 37 and her mother, Mary, was 30. She married Peter D Johnson on 9 October 1846, in Norderhov, Ringerike, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She died on 3 March 1906, in Blair, Washington, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Peter D Johnson
1813–1885
Anna Maria Anderson
1821–1906
Marriage: 9 October 1846
John Jonassen
1848–1848
Louisa Catherine Johnson
1852–1940
Matilda Johnson
1856–1942
Clara Cassandra Johnson
1858–1911
Josephine Johnson
1860–1952
Wilhelmina Sophia Johnson
1862–1941
Laptha Jane Johnson
1864–1954

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 October 1846Norderhov, Ringerike, Buskerud, Norway
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 9
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1846
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 285232;2007: 569074; 2010: 784404)Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Ander(s), a northern Middle English form of Andrew , + son ‘son’. The frequency of the surname in Scotland is attributable, at least in part, to the fact that Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland, so the personal name has long enjoyed great popularity there. Legend has it that the saint's relics were taken to Scotland in the 4th century by a certain Saint Regulus. In North America, this surname has absorbed many cognate or like-sounding surnames in other languages, notably Scandinavian (see 3 and 4 below), but also Ukrainian Andreychenko etc.German: patronymic from the personal name Anders , hence a cognate of 1 above.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Andrew

    Sources (10)

    • Anna Maria Anderstadt in entry for John Jonassen, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Birth Records, 1819-1906"
    • Anne M Johnson in household of Peter Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Anne Marie Andersdr in entry for Peder Jonassen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

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