Andrew Christian Andersen

Brief Life History of Andrew Christian

When Andrew Christian Andersen was born on 5 July 1892, in Levan, Juab, Utah, United States, his father, Hans Christian Andersen, was 35 and his mother, Mary Jensen, was 21. He married Katherine Queen Chase Wood on 15 June 1921, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in West Bountiful Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1940 and West Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 29 March 1965, in Woods Cross, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Andrew Christian Andersen
Katherine Queen Chase Wood
Marriage: 15 June 1921
Ethel Nedra Andersen
Joseph Kay Andersen

Sources (30)

  • A C Anderson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Andrew Christian Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Andrew Christian Anderson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1896 · Utah Becomes a State

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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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