Søren Peter Andersen

9 May 1869–18 November 1957 (Age 88)
Sejlflod, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Søren Peter

When Søren Peter Andersen was born on 9 May 1869, in Sejlflod, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Anders Sørensen, was 35 and his mother, Johanne Marie Johannesdatter, was 27. He married Ane Sophie Christine Petersen on 18 January 1890. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Denmark in 1935 and Centerfield Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 18 November 1957, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Centerfield Cemetery, Centerfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Søren Peter Andersen
Ane Sophie Christine Petersen
Marriage: 18 January 1890
Louella Marie Anderson
Leonie Marinda Andersen
Leo Soren Andersen
Vada Matilda Andersen
Cyrill Elmer Andersen
Erma Eurilda Andersen
Edgar Andersen
Edna Adalia Andersen
Leland Alfonso Andersen

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    18 January 1890
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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1870 · Giving all the right to vote
    Age 1
    The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 27
    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Soren Peter Andersen 1869-1957 written by himself

    History of Soren Peter Andersen 1869-1957 In 1914 I was elected President of the town of Centerfield, and shortly after that at a Board Meeting we decided that Centerfield needed the Culinary Water. …

    Sources (38)

    • Soren P Anderson in entry for Anderson, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Soren Peter Anderson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Soren Anderson in entry for Leland Alfonso Anderson and Edna Duffin, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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