John David Amundsen

3 December 1867–17 January 1940 (Age 72)
Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John David

When John David Amundsen was born on 3 December 1867, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Dyre Amundsen, was 30 and his mother, Sophia Maria Petersen, was 34. He married Alma Pauline Janson in 1899. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 11, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and United States in 1930. He died on 17 January 1940, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John David Amundsen
Alma Pauline Janson
Marriage: 1899
Alice Sophie Engred Amundsen
Edith Selma Lenora Amundsen
Wallace Janson Amundsen

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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
    1887 · Phone Service Arrives in Murray
    Age 20
    Limited phone exchange service arrived to Murray in 1887.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Alf, Erik, Thor, Egil, Hjordis, Iver, Per, Svein.Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Amund, Old Norse Ǫgmundr, composed of the elements agi ‘awe’ (or possibly ag ‘point of a sword’) + mund ‘protection’.

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

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    Sources (25)

    • Daved J Amundsen in entry for Wallace Jansen Amundsen, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • John D Amundsen, "United States Census, 1920"
    • John David Amundson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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