James Richard Andersen

5 February 1916–21 November 1997 (Age 81)
Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of James Richard

When James Richard Andersen was born on 5 February 1916, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, his father, James Christian Andersen, was 31 and his mother, Cora May Shurtleff, was 27. He married Margery Thomsen Sperry on 14 February 1945, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1930 and Supervisorial District 1, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1940. He died on 21 November 1997, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Cottonwood Heights, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Richard Andersen
1916–1997
Margery Thomsen Sperry
1923–2020
Marriage: 14 February 1945
Robyn Andersen
1947–2013
Laurie Andersen
1950–1994
Jay Edmund Andersen
1958–1979

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 February 1945Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1917
    Age 1
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
    1918 · Chapman Branch Library
    Age 2
    The Chapman Branch Library is a Carnegie library that was built in 1918 and is now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
    1941
    Age 25
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Andreas

    Story Highlight

    History of Andrew Lester Andersen

    Lester was born at Rexburg, Madison County, Idaho, on December 15, 1908, and died on May 9, 1935, at Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona. His first name “Andrew” was after his Uncle Andrew Agren. I …

    Sources (20)

    • Jos Richard Anderson in household of James Christian Anderson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • James Richard Anderson, "Arizona, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
    • James Richard Anderson in household of James Christian Anderson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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