Johan Henrik Andersson

15 December 1854–12 May 1937 (Age 82)
Veinge, Halland, Sweden

The Life Summary of Johan Henrik

When Johan Henrik Andersson was born on 15 December 1854, in Veinge, Halland, Sweden, his father, Anders Jonsson, was 31 and his mother, Margareta Hindricksdotter Vesterdahl, was 28. He married Bengta Åstradsdotter on 5 November 1876. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Helsingborg, Malmöhus, Sweden for about 5 years and Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 12 May 1937, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johan Henrik Andersson
Bengta Åstradsdotter
Marriage: 5 November 1876
August Anderson
Sophia Anderson
Karl August “Carl” Anderson
Frans Andersen
Axel Andersson
Olga Margaretha Anderson
Emma Betty Anderson
James Hendrick Anderson

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  • Marriage
    5 November 1876
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency
    Age 19
    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
    1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded
    Age 30
    Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.

    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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    Autobiography of John Henry Anderson

    My Biography by John Henry Anderson I, John Henry Anderson, was born December 15, 1854, in Vengi County, Hallands, Sweden. My parents were very poor and father had to go from home to work in the c …

    Sources (54)

    • John Henry Anderson in entry for Ellen Bengta Anderson, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • John Anderson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • John H Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

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