When Andrus Christian Emil Anderson was born on 1 July 1861, in Frederikshavn, Frederikshavn, Nordjylland, Denmark, his father, Erik Anderson, was 25 and his mother, Inger Marie Tode, was 22. He married Anna Nielsine Oline Ericksen on 1 May 1884, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Mount Sterling, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 1 January 1937, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.
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.
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