Bernard Odell Andersen

Brief Life History of Bernard Odell

When Bernard Odell Andersen was born on 16 April 1908, in Vineyard, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Victor Michael Andersen, was 28 and his mother, Hannah Ellenora Larsen, was 23. He married LuCinda Young on 3 June 1936, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Vineyard Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940 and Orem, Utah, Utah, United States in 1984. He died on 11 July 1983, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in East Lawn Memorial Hills, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Bernard Odell Andersen
LuCinda Young
Marriage: 3 June 1936
Tracy Young Andersen
Elynn Anderson
Brent Young Andersen

Sources (32)

  • Bernard O Andersen in household of Emmi Sorensen, "Denmark Census, 1930"
  • Bernard Odell Andersen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Bernard Odell Andersen, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

1909 · Pioneer Park Opens

A monument honoring the Provo pioneers and Indian war veterans was dedicated on July 24, 1909, as Pioneer Park opened to the public.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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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