Hilmah C Anderson

13 December 1878–16 January 1953 (Age 74)

The Life of Hilmah C

When Hilmah C Anderson was born on 13 December 1878, in Sweden, her father, Andrew Anderson, was 37 and her mother, Anna Sophia Anderson, was 32. She married Simon D Cheney on 22 August 1900, in New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1935 and New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1940. She died on 16 January 1953, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Mount Salem Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simon D Cheney
Hilmah C Anderson
Marriage: 22 August 1900
Anna Sophia Cheney

Spouse and Children

    Simon D Cheney



22 August 1900
New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, United States


    Anna Sophia Cheney


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Anderson


    Anna Sophia Anderson




    Hilda S Anderson



    Ida E Anderson


    Vendela Anderson


    Albert Anderson


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Age 6

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: very common patronymic from the personal name Ander(s), a northern Middle English form of Andrew . See also Andreas . The frequency of the surname in Scotland is attributable, at least in part, to the fact that St. 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 St. Regulus. The surname was brought independently to North America by many different bearers and was particularly common among 18th-century Scotch-Irish settlers in PA and VA. In the United States, it has absorbed many cognate or likesounding names in other European languages, notably Swedish Andersson , Norwegian and Danish Andersen , but also Ukrainian Andreychyn, Hungarian Andrásfi, etc.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hilma Anderson in household of Andress Anderson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hilma C Cheney in household of Simon D Cheney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hilma Cheney in household of Simon Cheney, "United States Census, 1930"

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