Francis Anderson

31 October 1918–21 March 2015 (Age 96)
Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Francis

When Francis Anderson was born on 31 October 1918, in Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, his father, Olaf Haakon Christenson, was 25 and his mother, Mary Agnes Lawler, was 25. He married Marjorie Dean Martin on 25 July 1944. He lived in Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States in 1935 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 21 March 2015, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Anderson
1918–2015
Marjorie Dean Martin
1924–2012
Marriage: 25 July 1944

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 July 1944
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
    1920 · Farr Better Ice Cream
    Age 2
    The Farr Better Ice Cream Shop started as an ice harvesting business and became the first ice plant in a five state area. In March 1929 the ice plant started making its first ice cream with the original three flavors. The ice cream shop is one of the oldest continually operating ice cream shops in America.
    1944 · The G.I Bill
    Age 26
    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: Andrew's son

    Sources (17)

    • Francis Anderson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Francis Anderson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Francis Anderson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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