Wesley Andersen

10 August 1901–1 March 1994 (Age 92)
Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Wesley

When Wesley Andersen was born on 10 August 1901, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Martin Andersen, was 42 and his mother, Mary Jane Evans, was 33. He married Muriel Leone Cottam on 6 September 1933, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 1 March 1994, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wesley Andersen
Muriel Leone Cottam
Marriage: 6 September 1933
Marilyn Andersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 September 1933Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    Age 11
    Italy, Austria, and Germany renew the Triple Alliance. The alliance lasts for three more years.
    Age 26
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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 (53)

    • Wesley Andersen, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Wesley Anderson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Wesley Andersen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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