Franz Oskar Vilhelm Ferdinand Andersson

23 April 1876–28 October 1951 (Age 75)
Lund, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Franz Oskar Vilhelm Ferdinand

When Franz Oskar Vilhelm Ferdinand Andersson was born on 23 April 1876, in Lund, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Johan August Nikolausson Andersson, was 25 and his mother, Bothilda Svensdotter, was 42. He married Charlotta Elizabeth Julia Erickson on 26 September 1900, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 28 October 1951, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Franz Oskar Vilhelm Ferdinand Andersson
Charlotta Elizabeth Julia Erickson
Marriage: 26 September 1900
Eva Elizabeth Anderson
Della Frances Anderson

Spouse and Children

26 September 1900
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 6

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oscar W Anderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oscar W Anderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oscar W Anderson, "United States Census, 1920"

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