Ralph Peter Andersen

2 July 1888–16 April 1972 (Age 83)
Teton, Fremont, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Ralph Peter

When Ralph Peter Andersen was born on 2 July 1888, in Teton, Fremont, Idaho, United States, his father, Niels Peter Andersen, was 25 and his mother, Ellen Beveridge McKinlay, was 17. He married Ruby Naomi Shupe on 15 December 1913, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Idaho Falls Election Precinct 2, Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Arco, Butte, Idaho, United States in 1950. He died on 16 April 1972, in Arco, Blaine, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Teton-Newdale Cemetery, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Peter Andersen
Ruby Naomi Shupe
Marriage: 15 December 1913
Dale Keith Anderson
Norman Shupe Anderson
Don B Andersen
Maxine Andersen
Kay Allen Anderson
Margaret Andersen
Val T. Anderson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1913Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries 1889: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States 1913: Madison, Idaho, United States 1915: Teton, Idaho, United States
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1910 · The Hermitage Resort
    Age 22
    The Hermitage Resort was a mountain hotel that invited many to vacation there during the summers and winters. It was constructed by Billie Wilson, a Scottish immigrant, because he had a grand vision of building a grand hotel.

    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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    Sources (50)

    • Ralph B Anderson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Ralph P Anderson, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"
    • Ralph Andersen in entry for Don B Andersen, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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