Anders Andersson

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Andersson was born on 29 March 1823, in Genarp, Bara, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Anders Johansson, was 27 and his mother, Hanna Larsdotter, was 30. He married Anna Christina Olson in May 1844, in Genarp, Bara, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1859 and lived in Vismarlöv, Hyby, Malmöhus, Sweden in 1833 and Genarp, Skåne, Sweden in 1844. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 10 May 1899, in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Fountain Green Cemetery, Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Anders Andersson
Anna Christina Olson
Marriage: May 1844
Christian Anderson
Swain Anderson
Lewis Anderson
Andrew Anderson
Hannah Anderson
Erastus Willard Anderson
Joseph Anderson
Brigham Anderson
Anna Christina Anderson

Sources (81)

  • Andreu Anderson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • BIRTH & CHRISTENING: Anders Andersson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Utah, U.S., Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961

World Events (8)


EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER Niels Christian Jensen BIRTH 1791 Denmark DEATH 7 Aug 1827 (aged 35–36) BURIAL Fountain Green Cemetery Fountain Green, Sanpete County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 87207063 · View Source


Göta Canal opened.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Bjorn, Lars, Mats, Lennart, Nils, Per, Anders, Berndt, Hokan, Olle, Sten. German Hans, Kurt, Alfons, Ernst, Gerd, Monika.

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersen and Anderson .

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

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A Brief Sketch of Historical Events (in rhyme) by Joseph Anderson

A BRIEF SKETCH OF HISTORICAL EVENTS (in rhyme) OF MY FATHER AND MOTHER Written by : Joseph Anderson; their youngest son February 20, 1938 My parents heard the gospel, f …

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