Nephi Amitzbol Anderson

8 November 1881–4 November 1963 (Age 81)
Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Nephi Amitzbol

When Nephi Amitzbol Anderson was born on 8 November 1881, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, Christian Anderson, was 41 and his mother, Anna Dorthea Christiansen, was 29. He married Caroline Dolores Pyper on 9 October 1907, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. He died on 4 November 1963, in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nephi Amitzbol Anderson
1881–1963
Georgeana Maude Sevey
1902–1971
Marriage: 19 October 1925
Joseph Sevey Christiansen
1928–1989
Hyrum Eugene Christiansen
1929–2013
Christian Paul Christiansen
1931–2001
Benjamin Heder Christiansen
1932–1993
Carol Ann Christiansen
1933–1983
Dorothea Gay Christiansen
1937–1938
Sherrill Christine Christiansen
1943–1992

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 October 1925Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 1
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
    Age 10
    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 22
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Ander(s), a northern Middle English form of Andrew , + son ‘son’. The frequency of the surname in Scotland is attributable, at least in part, to the fact that Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland, so the personal name has long enjoyed great popularity there. Legend has it that the saint's relics were taken to Scotland in the 4th century by a certain Saint Regulus. In North America, this surname has absorbed many cognate or like-sounding surnames in other languages, notably Scandinavian (see 3 and 4 below), but also Ukrainian Andreychenko etc.German: patronymic from the personal name Anders , hence a cognate of 1 above.Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Andersson , a cognate of 1 above.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Andrew

    Story Highlight

    Journal notes for Nephi

    From his father Christian Anderson's journal transcriptions: "Monday Nov. 7 1881 My wife Anna Dorthea gave birth to a son 4 am. We afterwards named him Nephi Amitzbol Anderson." In a Journal entr …

    Sources (35)

    • Nelson A Christiansen in entry for Dorthea Gay Christiansen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Nephi A. Anderson in household of Anne O. Anderson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Nephi Anderson in entry for Lafrance Payne and Beulah Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

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