Tresa Andersen

12 November 1918–21 February 2019 (Age 100)
Blue Creek, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Tresa

When Tresa Andersen was born on 12 November 1918, in Blue Creek, Box Elder, Utah, United States, her father, Hans Andersen, was 32 and her mother, Mynoa Richardson, was 29. She married Max Eugene McKinnon on 9 July 1943, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. She lived in Virden, Hidalgo, New Mexico, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 February 2019, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Virden Cemetery, Virden, Hidalgo, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Max Eugene McKinnon
Tresa Andersen
Marriage: 9 July 1943

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 July 1943Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
    1919 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced
    Age 1
    The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.
    1945 · Peace in a Post War World
    Age 27
    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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    Story Highlight


    My Aunt Tresa lived to be 100.

    Sources (13)

    • Tresa Anderson in household of Hans Anderson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Tresa Anderson, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"
    • Teressa Anderson in entry for Max Eugene McKinnon, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"

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