Lewis Anderson

Brief Life History of Lewis

When Lewis Anderson was born on 24 October 1850, in Genarp, Bara, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Anders Andersson, was 27 and his mother, Anna Christina Olson, was 28. He married Mary Ann Crowther on 14 November 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Manti Utah Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 13 October 1933, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Anderson
1850–1933
Mary Ann Crowther
1851–1934
Marriage: 14 November 1870
Lewis Robert Anderson
1872–1968
Thomas Jefferson Anderson
1874–1948
Etta Anderson
1880–1915
Sarah Jane Anderson
1883–1948
Mary Mabel Anderson
1887–1979
Joseph Franklin Anderson
1890–1908

Sources (34)

  • Louis Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Image of birth record for Lars Andersson, son of Anders Andersson & Ahna Ohlsdotter, 24 October 1850
  • Lewis Anderson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)

1852

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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.

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A Brief Sketch of Historical Events (in rhyme) by Joseph Anderson

A BRIEF SKETCH OF HISTORICAL EVENTS (in rhyme) OF MY FATHER AND MOTHER Written by : Joseph Anderson; their youngest son February 20, 1938 My parents heard the gospel, f …

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