When Minnie Mae Anderson was born on 26 July 1886, in Glen Elder, Mitchell, Kansas, United States, her father, Henry W Anderson, was 38 and her mother, Norma Marie Pease, was 36. She married Benjamin Leroy Whited on 1 March 1905, in Bonne, Valgrisanche, Aosta, Valle d'Aosta, Italy. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Beaver Election Precinct, Boone, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and Raymer, Weld, Colorado, United States in 1920. She died on 31 July 1911, in St. Edward, Boone, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 25.
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.
Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Andersson , a cognate of 1 above.
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