Joseph Frederick Ahlander

Brief Life History of Joseph Frederick

When Joseph Frederick Ahlander was born on 23 November 1917, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph Walter Ahlander, was 26 and his mother, Annie Lucile Ferguson, was 21. He married Anna Elaine Brown on 19 December 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 4 May 1992, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Frederick Ahlander
Anna Elaine Brown
Marriage: 19 December 1941
James Fredrick Ahlander
Julie Ahlander

Sources (21)

  • J Fred Ahlander, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Joseph Fredrick Ahlander, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"
  • J Fred Ahlander, "United States Social Security Death Index"

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1918 · Chapman Branch Library

The Chapman Branch Library is a Carnegie library that was built in 1918 and is now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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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