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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Andersen Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Andersen Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Andersen family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Andersen

Wikipedia Hans Christian Andersen ()) (April 2, 1805 ? August 4, 1875) was a Danish author and poet noted for his children's stories.
Wikipedia Elmer Lee Andersen (June 17, 1909 November 15, 2004) was an American businessman, philanthropist, and the 30th governor of Minnesota, serving a single term from January 2, 1961 to March 25, 1963 as a Republican.
Wikipedia Lale Andersen (23 March 1905 ? 29 August 1972) was a German chanson singer-songwriter born in Bremerhaven, Germany.
Wikipedia Anja Andersen (born February 15 1969 in Odense, Denmark) is a female handball player known for both her skills as an offensive player, her strong temper and courage to make dramatic scenes and daring tricks during a match.
Wikipedia Morten Andersen (born August 19, 1960 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a former American football kicker.
Wikipedia Felicity Andersen (born 21 October 1972) is an Australian actress.
Wikipedia Kurt Andersen (born August 22, 1954) is an American novelist who is also host of the Peabody-winning public radio program "Studio 360", a co-production between Public Radio International and WNYC.
Wikipedia Bridgette Andersen (July 11, 1975 ? May 18, 1997) was an American child actress best known for her part in the title role of the 1982 comedy "Savannah Smiles".
Wikipedia Chris Andersen (born July 7, 1978 in Long Beach, California), nicknamed Birdman is an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association who plays for the Denver Nuggets.
Wikipedia Hendrik Christian Andersen (Bergen, April 7 1872 -- Rome, December 19 1940) was a Norwegian-American sculptor, painter and urban planner.
Wikipedia Arild Andersen (born 27 October 1945) is a Norwegian bass player.
Wikipedia Larry Eugene Andersen (born May 6, 1953 in Portland, Oregon) is a former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball and current color commentator for the Philadelphia Phillies.
Wikipedia Trond Andersen (born 6 January 1975 in Kristiansund, Norway) is a former Norwegian footballer, who played as a central defender or holding midfielder.
Wikipedia Eric Andersen (born February 14, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter.
Wikipedia May Andersen (born Lykke May Andersen on June 19 1982 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Danish model.
Wikipedia Mads Andersen (born 1970) is a poker and backgammon player from Copenhagen, Denmark.
Wikipedia Judi Anderson (born 1958) is a beauty queen from Hawaii who has held the title Miss USA.
Wikipedia Wally Andersen is a former Liberal Member of the House of Assembly in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Wikipedia Tor Atle Andersen is the drummer for the Norwegian Progressive/Power metal band Communic.
Wikipedia Dana Andersen is an Edmonton-based actor, improvisor, filmmaker, writer and director.
Wikipedia Melissa Andersen (born 11 February 1984) is an actress best known for her recurring role as Tarni Baxter in popular drama series Blue Heelers.
Wikipedia Terje Andersen (born 4 March 1952) is a former speed skater and president of the Norwegian Skating Association.
Wikipedia Gil Andersen (sometimes misspelled Anderson) (27 November, 1879 ? 26 July 1935) was an Norwegian-American racecar driver active during the formative years of auto racing.
Wikipedia Lisa Andersen (born March 8, 1959 in Ormond Beach, Florida) is a four-time world surfing champion from the United States.
Wikipedia Erik Andersen (10 April 1904, Gentofte ? 27 February 1938, Copenhagen) was a Danish chess master.
Wikipedia Mikkel Andersen (born 17 December 1988 in Herlev, Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Danish football goalkeeper.
Wikipedia Jan Frode Andersen (born 29 August 1972) is a Norwegian tennis player.
Wikipedia Neil Linden Andersen (born 9 August 1951) is the junior member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Wikipedia Johan Andersen (5 May 1902 ? 11 May 1968) was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.
Wikipedia Arthur E.
Wikipedia Liv Andersen (born 9 August 1919 in Oslo, died 21 March 1997) was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.
Wikipedia Rolf Erling Andersen (born 3 July 1947) is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.
Wikipedia Johannes Sigfred Andersen (1898 ? 1968) was a Norwegian resistance fighter during World War II, being a member of Company Linge for some time.
Wikipedia Arild Andersen (born 9 January 1972) is a Norwegian football defender.
Wikipedia Bjarne Andersen (15 January 1909 ? 13 August 1982) was a Norwegian actor, stage producer and theatre director.
Wikipedia Peder Christian Andersen, often shortened to P.
Wikipedia Sverre Andersen (born 9 October 1936) was a Norwegian footballer.

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