Anders Fredrick Åhlander

Brief Life History of Anders Fredrick

When Anders Fredrick Åhlander was born on 13 September 1856, in Domkyrkoförsamlingen, Göteborg, Göteborgs och Bohus, Sweden, his father, Jonas Åhlander, was 26 and his mother, Britta Maja Jacobsdotter, was 27. He married Karen Annette Johanesen about 1877, in Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Göteborgs och Bohus, Sweden in 1856 and Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 April 1938, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Anders Fredrick Åhlander
Anna Ludovica Hermann
Marriage: 4 March 1889
Clara May Ahlander
Joseph Walter Ahlander
Albert Ahlander
Amanda Emma Ahlander
Martha Ahlander
George Ahlander
Pearl Inger Ahlander
Hyrum Ahlander

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  • Andrew Fredrick Ahlander, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Anders Fredrick Ahlander - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Anders (Andrew) Fredrick Olander
  • Andrew S Ahlander, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

Name Meaning


ornamental, topographic, or habitational name from al ‘alder’ (also from placenames containing this word) + the suffix -ander, derived from Greek anēr (genitive andros) ‘man’.

(Ålander): habitational name for someone from the Åland Islands in Finland. This surname is also found in Finland.

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

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