Beecher J Anderson

Brief Life History of Beecher J

When Beecher J Anderson was born on 6 December 1910, in Oxbow, Aroostook, Maine, United States, his father, James Hendry Anderson, was 38 and his mother, Annie Eliza Junkins, was 40. He married Martha Elaine Rowe on 18 August 1934, in Maine, United States. He lived in Masardis, Aroostook, Maine, United States in 1940. He died in May 1986, in Aroostook, Maine, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Masardis, Aroostook, Maine, United States.

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Beecher J Anderson
Martha Elaine Rowe
Marriage: 18 August 1934

Sources (8)

  • Bucher Anderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beecher J Anderson, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
  • Beecher J Anderson, "Find A Grave Index"

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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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