Hiram Jefferson Anderson

Brief Life History of Hiram Jefferson

When Hiram Jefferson Anderson was born on 24 December 1875, in Canaan Township, Madison, Ohio, United States, his father, Hiram House Anderson, was 60 and his mother, Dorotha Bidwell, was 36. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Mary M. Gillespie. He lived in Urbana Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States in 1935. He died on 9 October 1959, in Urbana, Urbana Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Urbana Township, Champaign, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Jefferson Anderson
1875–1959
Mary M. Gillespie
1878–1967
Hazel Gladys Anderson Hoylman
1907–1995
Dorothy Clara Anderson
1909–1983
James Odell Anderson
1910–2003
Hiram Morris Anderson
1912–1914

Sources (25)

  • Haram Anderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hiram Jefferson Anderson, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Hiram J. Anderson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

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.

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

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