James Peter Andersen

28 November 1855–15 September 1946 (Age 90)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of James Peter

When James Peter Andersen was born on 28 November 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Jens Peter Andersen, was 29 and his mother, Rebecca Christina Friis, was 37. He married Elizabeth Crowther on 31 October 1875, in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 15 September 1946, in Overton, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Overton, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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James Peter Andersen
Elizabeth Crowther
Marriage: 31 October 1875
Janet Rebecca Anderson
James William Andersen
George Christian Andersen
David Edgar Anderson
Thomas Milton Andersen
Robert Vernor Andersen
Mildred Elizabeth Andersen
Fay Emanuel Andersen
Mary Jean Andersen
Alvin Glen Andersen
Linford Andersen
Joseph Odell Anderson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1875Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Nevada is the 36th state.
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 26
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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    Fay Emanuel Andersen

    Fay Emanuel, Son of James Peter Andersen and Elizabeth Crowther was born in a little town in Utah known as Fountain Green. He was the eighth child in a family of twelve children. His father owned a fa …

    Sources (61)

    • James Andersen in entry for Janet R Bischoff, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Peter Andersen in household of James Andersen, "United States Census, 1870"
    • James Peter Anderson in entry for Robert Verner Anderson and Sarah Ethel Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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