George Lionel Andersen

22 February 1887–26 March 1981 (Age 94)
Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of George Lionel

When George Lionel Andersen was born on 22 February 1887, in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Anders Jørgensen, was 53 and his mother, Sophia Larsen, was 34. He married Elizabeth Lavern Shelton on 25 October 1910, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in United States in 1935 and Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1940. His occupation is listed as farmer in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States. He died on 26 March 1981, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Lionel Andersen
Elizabeth Lavern Shelton
Marriage: 25 October 1910
George Lionel Andersen Jr
Cleve Anderson
Cleo Shelton Anderson
Don Shelton Andersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 October 1910Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 3
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1892 · The Masonic Temple Building
    Age 5
    The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 25
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Lynn Andersen Memoir, 2021

    Lynn Andersen Collected interviews - 2021 Lynn was a dear friend to anyone who knew him, a man with a giant heart and the face of a movie star that reminded one of the football player-actor Merlin Ol …

    Sources (33)

    • George L Andersen in entry for Elizabeth Lavern Andersen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • George Linel Anderson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • George L Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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