Herman August Andelin

18 October 1870–23 February 1954 (Age 83)
Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1892Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 2
    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.
    1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles
    Age 12
    Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 26
    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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    Highlights from the History of Herman August Andelin

    An institution in Richfield pioneer days. Nearly every family had one or more milk cows, and to get them out to grass in the summer time, they were driven to this public corral, which was situated …

    Sources (35)

    • Herman Andelin in entry for Blank, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Herman August Andelin, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • H A Andelin in entry for Ami L Richardson and Velma Andelin, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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