John William Anderson

2 May 1877–20 February 1941 (Age 63)
Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John William

When John William Anderson was born on 2 May 1877, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, Johannes Andersson, was 41 and his mother, Mary Ann Clark, was 34. He married Janet Hale on 21 October 1903, in Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 2 Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1940 and World in 1940. He died on 20 February 1941, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Grantsville City Cemetery, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Anderson
1877–1941
Janet Hale
1880–1966
Marriage: 21 October 1903
Frank William Anderson
1904–1904
Myrtis Anderson
1905–1994
John Ronald Anderson
1907–2001
Wendell Hale Anderson
1909–1979
Deward Clark Anderson
1913–2007
Louie Anderson
1915–1996
Vearis Anderson
1917–2009
Glen Gailey Anderson
1920–1985
Wayne Aroet Anderson
1922–2007

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 October 1903Tooele, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 4
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded
    Age 7
    Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.
    1894 · The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed.
    Age 17
    The Genealogical Society of Utah is formed. - A precursor society to FamilySearch, the GSU was organized on November 13,1894, in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    Name Meaning

    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.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Andrew

    Story Highlight

    Joining the Church in Sweden

    From The Day Book of Johannes Anderson John C. Anderson (When he married Mary Ann Clark he took C. from her maiden name of Clark to avoid confusion with many others of the same name.) “I was born in …

    Sources (77)

    • John W Anderson in entry for Anderson, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • John William Anderson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • John William in entry for Willis Leslie Orgill and Vearis Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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