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Andrew (Anders) Anderson Jr.

September 13, 1854–March 10, 1940

1 Born at Genarp or Häckeberga, Malmöhus, Sweden; son of Anna Christina Olson and Anders (Andrew) Anderson. 2 Immigrated to the United States; migrated to the Salt Lake Valley with the James S. Brown pioneer company, 1859. 3 Settled at Moroni, Sanpete County, Utah Territory, by 1860; later moved to Fountain Green, Sanpete County. 4 Married Diantha Christensen, 1875. 5 Helped settle Castle Dale (later Orangeville), Emery County, Utah Territory, 1878. 6 Served as the first Orangeville Sunday school superintendent, as elders quorum secretary, and in the bishopric. 7 Died at Orangeville. 8 (See Document 4.25)


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  4. [4] 1860 U.S. census, Moroni, Sanpete Co., Utah Territory, p. 50, Andrew Anderson; NARA microfilm publication M653, roll 1314. 1870 U.S. census, Fountain Green, Sanpete Co., Utah Territory, p. 6, Andrew Anderson; NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 1612. Digital images, (, accessed Apr. 2014).
  5. [5] “Ancestral File,” database, Andrew Anderson (4NCX-W5) and Diantha Christensen (4PTF-CT). History of Sanpete and Emery Counties, Utah (Ogden, UT: W. H. Lever, 1898), 675.
  6. [6] History of Sanpete and Emery Counties, Utah, 673–675.
  7. [7] Ibid., 675.
  8. [8] Utah death certificate no. 0004000700. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Dec. 30, 2015), Andrew Anderson KWJZ-Z1D .