When Harry Franklin Anderson was born on 14 July 1900, in Anaconda, Deer Lodge, Montana, United States, his father, August Ludvig Anderson, was 35 and his mother, Augusta Josephine Malm, was 35. He married Lyda Edna Cobia on 19 April 1928, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States for about 15 years and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 2 January 1950, in Clearfield, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Clearfield, Davis, Utah, United States.
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.
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