Delia Anderson

Brief Life History of Delia

When Delia Anderson was born on 10 April 1894, in Amboy, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States, her father, Carl Johan Andersson, was 41 and her mother, Mathilda Jonasson, was 31. She married Albin Lawrence Long on 25 November 1952. She lived in Spring Brook Township, Kittson, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years. She died on 16 January 1985, in Hallock, Kittson, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in East Emmaus Cemetery, Lake Bronson, Kittson, Minnesota, United States.

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Albin Lawrence Long
Delia Anderson
Marriage: 25 November 1952

Sources (8)

  • Delia A Johnson in household of Alex Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Delia Alfrida Anderson Johnson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Dalia A Anderson in household of Charles J Anderson, "United States Census, 1920"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · The Kensington Runestone

A Swedish man, Olof Ohman, was farming on his land when he came across a 202-pound rock slab that had strange writing on it. Convinced it was proof that Scandinavian explorers came to that area before Columbus found the Americas, he had it looked at by scholars and linguists to find its translation. There has been a drawn-out debate on the stone's authenticity, with a scholarly consensus that classifies it as a hoax and the community which is convinced that it is authentic.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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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