Anders Andersen

Male4 November 1835–11 December 1918

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Andersen was born on 4 November 1835, in Nyprøve, Everdrup, Vordingborg, Denmark, his father, Anders Larsen, was 51 and his mother, Maren Andersdatter, was 39. He married Kirsten Olsen on 21 December 1859, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Everdrup, Bårse, Præstø, Denmark for about 10 years and Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 December 1918, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ephraim Park Cemetery, Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Andersen
Kirsten Olsen
Marriage: 21 December 1859
Andrew Peter Andersen
Maren Catherine Andersen
Anna Marie Andersen
Christena Anderson
Yensine Margrethe Anderson
Hannah Sophia Anderson
Rosetta Anderson
George Andersen

Sources (25)

  • Andrew Anderson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Andrew Anderson - Government record: birth: ; Denmark
  • Andrew Andersen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1859Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 1

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 13

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Davis, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Davis, Utah, United States

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

    Age 24

    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.

    Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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    Story Highlight

    1856: "William B. Hodgetts Company" George Jorgen Andersen and companion Anders Andersen are in this company.

    J[ohn] J[aques] SOME REMINISCENCES SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 14, 1878. Editors Herald: In my last week's letter Captain [Edward] Martin's handcart company was brought along to camp on this side of the nor …

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