William Andersen

27 January 1869–12 May 1958 (Age 89)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Andersen was born on 27 January 1869, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Hans Andersen, was 49 and his mother, Maren Jensdatter, was 41. He married Florence Ella Henrie on 8 February 1899, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Howell, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 12 May 1958, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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William Andersen
Harriet Ann Davis
Marriage: 19 April 1905
Windom Earl Andersen
Mary Cedy Andersen
Florence Ella Andersen
David Hans Andersen
Woodrow Davis Andersen
Maude Andersen
Preston Andersen
Erma Andersen
Afton Andersen
Joseph Fielding Andersen
Mirl Erwin Andersen
Norma Ann Andersen
Darwin Davis Andersen

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  • Marriage
    19 April 1905Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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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.
    1877 · Logan's First Stake is Formed
    Age 8
    Eighteen years after the first ward was established and the population of the valley increased exponentially, the first Stake was established.
    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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    Sources (83)

    • William Anderson in entry for Maude Anderson, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • William Andersen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • William Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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