Betty Ann Anderson

1925–2015 (Age 89)
Whiting, Monona, Iowa, United States

The Life of Betty Ann

When Betty Ann Anderson was born on 5 June 1925, in Whiting, Monona, Iowa, United States, her father, Francis Frank B. Anderson, was 27 and her mother, Verna Ida Wickland, was 28. She married James Floyd Strasser on 15 February 1946. She lived in Ashton, Monona, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 27 March 2015, in Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, United States.

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Betty Ann Anderson
James Floyd Strasser
Marriage: 15 February 1946

Spouse & Children

15 February 1946
Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 1

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 24

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Bettie A Anderson in household of Frank B Anderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Betty Ann Anderson in household of F B Anderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Betty Ann Anderson, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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