Ingrid Sofia Anderson

10 October 1858–25 May 1899 (Age 40)
Sallerup, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Ingrid Sofia

When Ingrid Sofia Anderson was born on 10 October 1858, in Sallerup, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Swen Anderson, was 34 and her mother, Ingrid Christina Sandberg, was 27. She lived in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 25 May 1899, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Swen Anderson
1824–1908
Ingrid Christina Sandberg
1831–1867
Elin Annette Holmberg
1852–1939
Hans John Anderson
1854–1912
Christian Adolf Andersson
1857–1857
Ingrid Sofia Anderson
1858–1899
Edward Theodore Anderson
1862–1913

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World Events (8)

1863
Age 5
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 5
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 12
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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

Sources (11)

  • Sophia Andersen in household of Swein Andersen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • ArkivDigital: Brönnestad (L) B:1 1862 Move-out record in 1864. Image 9. Page 9. To Norra Amerika
  • ArkivDigital: Brönnestad (L) AI:13 1861 Household record, wid Statens Jernväg anstälde Banvaktare, 1861-1864. Page 219

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