Merrill Reynolds Anderson

23 April 1916–2 February 2012 (Age 95)
Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Merrill Reynolds

When Merrill Reynolds Anderson was born on 23 April 1916, in Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States, his father, Fredrick Anderson, was 35 and his mother, Della Mildred Reynolds, was 28. He married Enid Massey on 3 April 1946. He lived in United States in 1935 and Kemmerer, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States in 2014. He died on 2 February 2012, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Merrill Reynolds Anderson
Enid Massey
Marriage: 3 April 1946

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 April 1946
  • Parents and Siblings



    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.
    Age 25
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Ander(s), a northern Middle English form of Andrew , + son ‘son’. The frequency of the surname in Scotland is attributable, at least in part, to the fact that Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland, so the personal name has long enjoyed great popularity there. Legend has it that the saint's relics were taken to Scotland in the 4th century by a certain Saint Regulus. In North America, this surname has absorbed many cognate or like-sounding surnames in other languages, notably Scandinavian (see 3 and 4 below), but also Ukrainian Andreychenko etc.German: patronymic from the personal name Anders , hence a cognate of 1 above.Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Andersson , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Merrill Reynolds Anderson in household of Fredrick Anderson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Merrill Reynolds Anderson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Merrill Reynolds Anderson - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Merrill Reynolds Anderson

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