Millard Burgess Andrus

22 August 1879–31 March 1959 (Age 79)
Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Millard Burgess

When Millard Burgess Andrus was born on 22 August 1879, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Millard Andrus, was 22 and his mother, Minerva Deseret Terry, was 20. He married Birtie Marie Mikkelsen on 3 September 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 31 March 1959, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Draper City Cemetery, Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Millard Burgess Andrus
1879–1959
Birtie Marie Mikkelsen
1879–1963
Marriage: 3 September 1908
Niel Millard Andrus
1916–1917
Bertha Minerva Andrus
1918–2007
Mary Edith Andrus
1920–1920
Belva Andrus
1923–2009

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 September 1908Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    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.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 17
    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.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 21
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Andrews .History: William Andrus came to Boston in 1635 and moved to New Haven in 1639, where he died in 1676.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Andrews
    Andruss

    Story Highlight

    Recollections of Jane Cartwright

    Note: On March 18, 1983, my mother, Bertha Minerva (“Erva”) Andrus (Smith), interviewed her cousin, Jane Farmer (Cartwright), with regard to Jane’s early recollections of Erva’s parents, Millard Burg …

    Sources (43)

    • Millard Burgess Andrus, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Millard Burgess in entry for Harold Orson Smith and Bertha Minerva Andrus, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Millard Burgess Andrus, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

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