Hans Andersen

28 June 1886–18 May 1940 (Age 53)
Corralitos, Ignacio Zaragoza, Chihuahua, Mexico

The Life Summary of Hans

When Hans Andersen was born on 28 June 1886, in Corralitos, Ignacio Zaragoza, Chihuahua, Mexico, his father, Anders Andrew Andersen, was 34 and his mother, Janet Henderson, was 28. He married Mynoa Richardson on 19 October 1910, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 18 May 1940, in Virden, Hidalgo, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Virden Cemetery, Virden, Hidalgo, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Andersen
Mynoa Richardson
Marriage: 19 October 1910
Zelda Andersen
Hans Verlan Andersen
Darl Edwin Andersen
Tresa Andersen
Janet Andersen
Nona Gertrude Andersen
Ethlyn Andersen
Leoma Ruth Andersen
Adrian Lyneer Andersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 October 1910Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 4
    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.
    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
    Age 5
    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 15
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    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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    Hans Andersen and Mynoa Richardson

    Hans Andersen, son of Andrew Andersen and Janet Henderson, was born in Corralitos, Mexico, on 28 June 1886. His parents originally lived in Logan, Utah, but were called on a mission to colonize Arizo …

    Sources (26)

    • Hans Andersen in entry for Andersen, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Hans Anderson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Hans Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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