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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Family Time Line

James Peter Andersen
1855–1946
Elizabeth Crowther
1858–1937
Marriage: 31 October 1875
Janet Rebecca Anderson
1877–1944
James William Andersen
1879–1958
George Christian Andersen
1881–1971
David Edgar Anderson
1883–1952
Thomas Milton Andersen
1885–1971
Robert Vernor Andersen
1888–1960
Mildred Elizabeth Andersen
1892–1980
Fay Emanuel Andersen
1894–1970
Mary Jean Andersen
1896–1976
Alvin Glen Andersen
1899–1972
Linford Andersen
1903–1903
Joseph Odell Anderson
1904–1904

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1875Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1856
    Age 1
    Nevada is the 36th state.
    1863
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Andreas

    Story Highlight

    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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