Irvin Alfred Anderson

Male20 September 1892–2 April 1980

Brief Life History of Irvin Alfred

When Irvin Alfred Anderson was born on 20 September 1892, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Alfred Gustav Anderson, was 28 and his mother, Eliza Margaret Peterson, was 22. He married Edith Veneta Hurd on 10 December 1917, in Hill Spring, Cardston, Alberta, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Gateway, Lincoln, Montana, United States in 1938 and lived in Utah, United States in 1930 and United States in 1935. He died on 2 April 1980, in Taber, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 87, and was buried in Barnwell, Taber Municipal District, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Irvin Alfred Anderson
Edith Veneta Hurd
Marriage: 10 December 1917
Heber Irvin Anderson
Gladys Anderson
Dean Albert Anderson
Boyd Wallace Anderson
Stillborn Anderson
Rex Hurd Anderson

Sources (26)

  • Irvin Alfred Anderson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Irvin Alfred Anderson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Irvin Alfred Anderson - birth-name: Irvin Alfred Anderson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 December 1917Hill Spring, Cardston, Alberta, Canada
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 4

    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.

    1909 · Pioneer Park Opens

    Age 17

    A monument honoring the Provo pioneers and Indian war veterans was dedicated on July 24, 1909, as Pioneer Park opened to the public.

    1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

    Age 23

    Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Myrl Johnson - Early Marriage and Motherhood

    As written by Myrl in her memoir: Melvin was born in this house on his father's birthday, the 31st of October 1919. It was very cold and the snow was about a foot deep. It stayed very cold all wint …

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