When Nephi Waldemar Anderson was born on 2 February 1863, in Peterson, Morgan, Utah, United States, his father, Peter Anderson, was 26 and his mother, Martha Ingeborg Bredesen, was 33. He married Annie Eliza Chambers on 25 September 1889, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 November 1931, at the age of 68, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.
Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Ander(s), a northern Middle English form of Andrew , + son ‘son’. The frequency of the surname in Scotland is attributable, at least in part, to the fact that Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland, so the personal name has long enjoyed great popularity there. Legend has it that the saint's relics were taken to Scotland in the 4th century by a certain Saint Regulus. In North America, this surname has absorbed many cognate or like-sounding surnames in other languages, notably Scandinavian (see 3 and 4 below), but also Ukrainian Andreychenko etc.
German: patronymic from the personal name Anders , hence a cognate of 1 above.
Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Andersson , a cognate of 1 above.
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