Elizabeth Margaret Anderson

22 October 1885–12 July 1923 (Age 37)
Howard, Queensland, Australia

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Margaret

When Elizabeth Margaret Anderson was born on 22 October 1885, in Howard, Queensland, Australia, her father, Gustaf Albert Andersson, was 35 and her mother, Mary Ann Ross, was 35. She married James Hamilton on 17 November 1915, in Howard, Queensland, Australia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 12 July 1923, in Childers, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 37, and was buried in Queensland, Australia.

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Family Time Line

James Hamilton
Elizabeth Margaret Anderson
Marriage: 17 November 1915
Marion Elizabeth Hamilton
Andrew James Hamilton
Robert Anderson Hamilton
Ian Ronald Hamilton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1915Howard, Queensland, Australia
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    Age 7
    Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
    Age 16
    First Federal election.
    Age 16
    The Australian flag flown for the first 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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    • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Margaret Anderson - Individual or family possessions: death: 12 July 1923; Childers, Queensland, Australia

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