Dwayne Nelson Andersen

Brief Life History of Dwayne Nelson

When Dwayne Nelson Andersen was born on 11 January 1921, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, David Oswald Andersen, was 24 and his mother, Ora Nelson, was 21. He married Peggy Jean Huish on 15 September 1948, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. He immigrated to World in 1944 and lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 2002. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 13 August 2012, in Orem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Dwayne Nelson Andersen
Peggy Jean Huish
Marriage: 15 September 1948

Sources (35)

  • Dwayne Anderson in household of David Ozwald Anderson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Dwayne N Andersen, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"
  • Dwayne Nelson Andersen, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

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

1928 · Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is a 74,000 acre refuge of open water and wetlands which hosts millions of migratory birds each year. The refuge was opened in 1928 on the Bear River Delta which flows into the Great Salt Lake.

1945 · Peace in a Post War World

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

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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