When Arthur Glenn Anson was born on 9 March 1912, in Onawa, Monona, Iowa, United States, his father, Arthur Clyde Anson, was 40 and his mother, Cora May Ripple, was 33. He married Alberta V Hatfield on 3 October 1933, in Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Richmond, Ray, Missouri, United States in 1940 and Boulder, Colorado, United States in 1962. He died on 9 June 1962, in Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Knoxville Cemetery, Knoxville, Ray, Missouri, United States.
English (mainly Yorkshire and Lancashire): variant of Hanson with loss of initial H-.
Spanish: habitational name from the town of Ansó in Aragon.