Johannes Andersson

22 October 1835–4 June 1912 (Age 76)
Viken, Ånimskog, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life Summary of Johannes

When Johannes Andersson was born on 22 October 1835, in Viken, Ånimskog, Älvsborg, Sweden, his father, Anders Andersson, was 35 and his mother, Kajsa Andersdotter, was 30. He married Mary Ann Clark on 4 May 1867, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Jerbo, Älvsborg, Sweden in 1832. He died on 4 June 1912, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Grantsville City Cemetery, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Andersson
Mary Ann Clark
Marriage: 4 May 1867
Eric Anderson
Charlotte Rachel Anderson
John Clark Anderson
Matilda Ann Anderson
Anna Elizabeth Anderson
John William Anderson
Mary Alice Anderson
Esther Anderson
Laura Lillian Anderson
Vendla Amelia Anderson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 May 1867Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 13
    The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.
    Age 28
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Kajsa in Grantsville

    Anders Anderson was a farmer and carpenter, and through his leadership and the cooperation of his family, the Anderson family became very prosperous. As the children married, Anders helped them all b …

    Sources (34)

    • John Anderson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John C. Anderson in entry for (son) John William Anderson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • John Anderson, "United States Census, 1880" Tooele, Utah

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