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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Family Time Line

Anders Andersson
1823–1899
Anna Christina Olson
1822–1903
Marriage: May 1844
Christian Anderson
1845–1857
Swain Anderson
1848–1933
Lewis Anderson
1850–1933
Andrew Anderson
1854–1940
Hannah Anderson
1858–1858
Erastus Willard Anderson
1859–1929
Joseph Anderson
1862–1946
Brigham Anderson
1863–1863
Anna Christina Anderson
1866–1885

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)

1827

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

1832

Göta Canal opened.

1846

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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