Blaine Rasmussen Andrus

Brief Life History of Blaine Rasmussen

When Blaine Rasmussen Andrus was born on 5 September 1921, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Andrus, was 33 and his mother, Ms. Hulda Maria Rasmussen, was 33. He married Esther Ruth Cobbs on 21 June 1944, in Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Election Precinct 8, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 3 November 1999, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Blaine Rasmussen Andrus
Esther Ruth Cobbs
Marriage: 21 June 1944
Phillip Ray Andrus

Sources (20)

  • Blaine Andrews, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Blaine R Andrus, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
  • Blaine R. Andrus, "Arizona, Mesa LDS Family History Center, Obituary Index, 1959-2014"

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World Events (8)

1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Andrews .

History: William Andrus came to Boston in 1635 and moved to New Haven in 1639, where he died in 1676.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

The Smoke House Shower (this one makes for a good story) Told by DeVon F. Andrus

In The Saturday Night Bath I told about the evolution of bathing in our family as it progressed from taking turns in the laundry tub on Saturday night, using water heated in tea kettles, to bathing as …

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