Herman August Andelin

Brief Life History of Herman August

When Herman August Andelin was born on 18 October 1870, in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Olof Anderson Andelin, was 28 and his mother, Oliva Maria Löfdahl, was 29. He married Elizabeth Cathrine Salisbury on 11 October 1892, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Kanarraville, Iron, Utah, United States in 1900 and Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 February 1954, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Herman August Andelin
Elizabeth Cathrine Salisbury
Marriage: 11 October 1892
Herman Lorin Andelin
Bertran Youth Andelin
Marvin Salisbury Andelin
Velma Andelin
Emerson Andelin
Lavell Dee Andelin
Dece Celeste Andelin

Sources (39)

  • Herman August Andelin, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Herman August Andelin, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Herman A. Andelin, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1872 · The Modoc War

Hostilities between Modoc Indians and white settlers resulted in the Modoc War during 1872-1873. A Modoc band of nearly 200 people, led by Captain Jack Kintpuash, was fleeing a forced relocation to a reservation occupied by their enemies, the Klamaths. The band had returned to their former land on Lost River, which now had white settlers occupying the area. The conflict erupted on November 29, 1872, when 40 troops were sent to move the Modocs back to the reservation. An argument erupted and shots were fired. Several were killed and the Modocs fled to “The Stronghold,” a large, cavernous lava bed. The holdout went on for months with several clashes. On April 11, 1873, General Edward Richard Sprigg Canby and Reverend Eleazar Thomas were killed by the Modocs during a negotiation. The Modocs lacked resources and supplies and eventually surrendered on July 4. In total, 2 Modocs and 71 enlisted military men lost their lives.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Swedish and Finnish (of Swedish origin): ornamental name from placenames in Finland and Sweden such as Ant(t)ila and Antby, or from the personal name Swedish Anders or Finnish Antti + the suffix -(l)in, derived from Latin -(l)inius ‘relating to’. This surname is more common in Finland than in Sweden. See also Anttila .

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

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Outline Autobiography of Herman August Andelin

Being urged by my daughter Velma to write my history, as she calls it, I will here set down a few things peradventure some of my descendants may be curious to know: I was born in Santaquin, Utah, Oct …

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