Aldena Andrews

1916–2013 (Age 96)
Aurora, Sevier, Utah, United States

The Life of Aldena

When Aldena Andrews was born on 7 December 1916, in Aurora, Sevier, Utah, United States, her father, William Andrews Jr, was 45 and her mother, Luella Mason, was 34. She married Alma Evan Thompson on 16 December 1937, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. She died on 26 July 2013, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Aldena Andrews
Alma Evan Thompson
Marriage: 16 December 1937

Spouse & Children

16 December 1937
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States

Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1918 · Chapman Branch Library

Age 2

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.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 26

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: patronymic from the personal name Andrew . This is the usual southern English patronymic form, also found in Wales; the Scottish and northern English form is Anderson . In North America this name has absorbed numerous cases of the various European cognates and their derivatives. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

1939 Thanksgiving with the Andrews Family

Thanksgiving was a time spent with grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. The William and Luella Andrews family were no exception. Luella would often host Thanksgiving dinner in her home a …

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Sources (3)

  • Aldena Andrews in household of William Andrews, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Aldena Thompson in household of Alma Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Aldena Andrew in household of William Andrew, "United States Census, 1930"

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