Willard John Andersen

16 July 1907–1 August 1996 (Age 89)
Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Willard John

When Willard John Andersen was born on 16 July 1907, in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, John Christian Andersen, was 30 and his mother, DeSena Sorensen, was 23. He married Mamie Edrie Haney on 28 January 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Arbon Election Precinct, Power, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Chubbuck, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1950. He died on 1 August 1996, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Arbon, Power, Idaho, United States.

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Willard John Andersen
Mamie Edrie Haney
Marriage: 28 January 1931
Elmo Jack Andersen
David Revell Andersen
Allen Ray Andersen
Willard Lynn Andersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 January 1931Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 1
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
    1908 · Utah's First National Monument
    Age 1
    Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.
    Age 24
    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    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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    Sources (48)

    • Willard John Andersen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Willard John Andersen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Willard John Andersen, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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