Lavern Olivia Andersen

21 August 1887–20 April 1978 (Age 90)
Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Lavern Olivia

When Lavern Olivia Andersen was born on 21 August 1887, in Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Niels Christian Andersen, was 47 and her mother, Martine Christensen, was 41. She married Niels August Abelin on 4 September 1912, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. She lived in Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States in 1920 and Emery, Emery, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 20 April 1978, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Emery, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Carl Louis Albrechtsen
Lavern Olivia Andersen
Marriage: 21 June 1935

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 June 1935Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 9
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1911 · The Salt Lake Airport
    Age 24
    The site for the Salt Lake International Airport started as a desolate area of the Valley that was originally used to herd sheep. A cinder-covered landing strip was subsequently created for the Great International Aviation Carnival that was held later in that same year. It brought many pioneers of the aviation industry. Aviator Glenn H. Curtiss brought his newly invented Seaplane to the carnival and demonstrated it to the public by taking off from the Great Salt Lake. It slowly grew until Charles Lindbergh visited that area. After his visit, the airfield changed into a Municipal Airport and started being a hub for most flights from New York to California. After World War II, the airport turned into an international hub for most flights in the Mountain West. In recent history, it sees around 30 million travelers each year and continues to grow in popularity by travelers to and from Utah. It became a hub for Delta Air Lines after its merger with Western Airlines.

    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

    Lavern Olivia Andersen Abelin Albrechtsen

    My Life Story by Lavern Albrechtsen A HAPPY CHILDHOOD My days as a young child were very happy. They began in Mayfield, Sanpete County, Utah, on August 21, 1887. I was blessed October 6, 1887. At t …

    Sources (21)

    • 1920 United States Census for Lavern Olivia Andersen Abelin in household of Niels August Abelin
    • Lavern Oliva Andersen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Lavern A. Albrechtsen in entry for Carl L. Albrechtsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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