Benjamin Franklin Anderson

1877–1952 (Age 74)
Washington, Utah, United States

The Life of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Anderson was born on 20 September 1877, in Washington, Utah, United States, his father, Peter Anderson, was 37 and his mother, Ane Jorgine Rasmussen, was 30. He married Christina Williams on 6 February 1918, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Toquerville, Washington, Utah, United States for about 30 years and Toquerville Election Precinct, Washington, Utah, United States in 1940. In 1930, at the age of 53, his occupation is listed as a farmer in Toquerville, Washington, Utah, United States. He died on 24 April 1952, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Anderson
1877–1952
Christina Williams
1890–1969
Marriage: 6 February 1918
Frank Wm Andersen
1918–1992

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
6 February 1918
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(1)

  • Frank Wm Andersen

    Male1918–1992Male

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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 19

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1897 · The Utah State Historical Society

Age 20

The Utah State Historical Society was, founded in 1897 and now part of the Government of Utah's Division of State History. It encourages the research, study, and publication of Utah history. It also publishes a history journal named the Utah Historical Quarterly. The Utah State Historical Society has grown to several thousand members and has published over 300 issues of the Utah Historical Quarterly.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Frank Anderson in household of Peter Anderson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Benjiman F Anderson in household of Peter Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Benjamin F Anderson, "United States Census, 1940"

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