Ami Lorenzo Andersen

Brief Life History of Ami Lorenzo

When Ami Lorenzo Andersen was born on 6 September 1887, in Colonia Díaz, Ascensión, Chihuahua, Mexico, his father, Anders Andrew Andersen, was 35 and his mother, Mariah Missilva Curtis, was 21. He married Vera Juanita Pierce on 28 August 1912, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to World in 1942. He died on 16 September 1983, in Colonia Dublán, Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico, at the age of 96, and was buried in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ami Lorenzo Andersen
Vera Juanita Pierce
Marriage: 28 August 1912
Vera Anderson
Marguerite Anderson
Rinda Anderson
Ami Lorenzo Anderson Jr
Clyde Lee Anderson
Robert Pierce Anderson

Sources (48)

  • A Lorenzo Anderson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Ami L. Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Ami Lorenzo Anderson, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)


Constitution changed to allow Díaz to succeed himself.

1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.

The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


Pascual Orozco rebels against Madero. Victoriano Huerta's troops crush rebellion. Huerta exiled to France. Zapata and Francisco "Pancho"Villa enter Mexico City. Venustiano Carranza establishes constitutional government at Veracruz.

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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LIFE STORY OF ANDREW ANDERSEN Andrew Andersen was the third child and oldest son of Hans and Maren Andersen. He was born 24 October 1851 in Bredstrup, Odense, Denmark. The farm that Hans and Maren …

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