Neil Christian Anderson

26 Jun 1914 - 31 Jul 2004

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Neil Christian Anderson

26 Jun 1914 - 31 Jul 2004
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From the history of Niel Christian Anderson, he writes the following information: 'I have put this history of my life aside too long, so I guess I better get started, before it’s too late. I was born June 26, 1914, in a farming area near Axtell, Ut. I was the third in our family of eleven. At this

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Neil Christian Anderson

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Provo City Cemetery

610 S State St
Provo, Utah, Utah
United States

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CHILDREN

ESTHER
JAMES
CHARLES
JANET LEE
ROGER
JAMES L
STEVEN
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trishkovach

June 14, 2011
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December 13, 2011
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Contributor: trishkovach Created: 2 years ago Updated: 2 years ago

From the history of Niel Christian Anderson, he writes the following information: "I have put this history of my life aside too long, so I guess I better get started, before it’s too late. I was born June 26, 1914, in a farming area near Axtell, Ut. I was the third in our family of eleven. At this time (Oct. 23, 1998) there are only eight of us left. Fay was the seventh in our family. She died at the age of five years. She had [an] appendix operation [and] gangrene set in, so they weren’t able to save her. Don was the eighth in our family. He was also eight years old and was in third grade at the time of his death. He rode the school bus at Centerfield, Ut., back and forth to our farm. As Don was coming out of the schoolhouse after school hours, he walked out in the road, looking for the school bus. He didn’t see the car that hit him. He died almost instantly. It was a blow to Dad and Mother, as Don was their youngest son. “Austin was the next to lose his life. He also had a tragic accident. Austin was the oldest in our family. He was 51 at the time of his death. He was coming home from work, from the sugar factory where he worked. A piece of chicken wire on the road caught underneath his car. As he drove in the driveway at his home, he decided to cut it off. His car was lower than most cars, so he got the jacks to raise it up, then [he] crawled underneath it. But the jacks slipped and the car fell on him. His wife Gertrude ran and got help to get the car raised up to get Austin out. “ They then took him to the hospital. He was a pitiful sight! The doctors examined him and told us it was just a matter of time. He had broken ribs, internal injuries, two broken ear drums and also eye injuries. Everyone in the family was in tears. As I write this, I am in tears [with] the memories of this sad occasion. “We were ‘On Strike’ at the time at the steel mills, so I was able to stay with Austin. As he was on oxygen, I had to change oxygen tanks as was needed. My brother-in-law ‘Derb Wood’ spelled me off when I needed rest. I was staying at my mother’s home in Gunnison. Austin laid unconscious for eleven days. On the eighth day he was getting weaker, so that night they called all the family to the hospital. They told us that Austin would probably pass away that night, so we all went home in tears. “I went back to the hospital and I waited for the Bishop to come. He came within the hour. He had been Austin’s schoolteacher who had taught him in seventh grade. Austin was fighting the oxygen mask on his face, so the Bishop asked me to hold his arms so they could go ahead with the blessing. As soon as they got started on the blessing, Austin calmed down and wasn’t fighting the oxygen mask as much. They really said a beautiful blessing. I thanked them and they left. “Austin had a good night’s sleep, and started to improve each day. On the eleventh day, I was with him all night. In the morning ‘Derb relieved me and I left to go to mother’s home. After breakfast the phone rang. It was ‘Derb’ and he was excited. He then told me that Austin had come to, and was talking. So I got ready and hurried to the hospital. As I walked in, Austin almost had a smile on his face. He held his hand out to me, and we held hands. Someone who was standing by Austin’s side said to him, ‘Austin, do you know who has been by your side since the time of your accident?’ Austin said, ‘Yes; Niel!’ “Austin then said: ‘Niel, I want to tell you about the accident. I was under the car clipping the wire off, when all at once the jacks slipped and I felt the heavy load on me. I was in so much pain I blacked out. But I know I have been somewhere. I can not explain, but I know that I have been somewhere.’ “Austin kept on improving and on the fifteenth day, he was released to go home. As he was leaving the hospital, the doctors came over to him and told him they had done all they could for him, ‘but it was a greater power that saved your life.’ Austin then went home, and in a week’s time, he was back to work. When he had been home for about six months, his old seventh grade teacher came to visit him and asked him if he would speak in Stake Conference the following Sunday. Austin wasn’t an active member of the Church, but donated a lot of time to help them build the new church house. He told his teacher he didn’t think he could do it. When his teacher was leaving to go home, he told Austin to think about it. Austin told him he was sorry, but he just couldn’t do it. “But after his teacher left, he got to thinking how good his Father in Heaven had been to spare his life. It bothered him continually. He then decided to go talk with his teacher about it. His teacher happened to be home when he got there. Austin told him he would like to do it, if he (his teacher) thought he could. His teacher said: ‘Austin, when I taught you in school, you were a very bright student, so I know you can do it. All you have to do is say what’s in your heart and you’ll do fine.!’ Austin told him he would do the best he could. His teacher said later that Austin had made a great speech, that there wasn’t a dry eye in the congregation. "A year and a half went by. One morning he got up and was getting ready to go to work. His wife was watching him. He was holding his chest. She got worried and told him she wanted him to go see the doctor at the hospital. But Austin told her he was all right, that he was scheduled to bowl that night at Richfield. But he kept holding on to his chest. So Gertrude called to get an ambulance to take him to the hospital. She followed the ambulance in her car. “When he got to the hospital, the doctor examined him and told his wife he had had a heart attack and would remain there to have other examinations. They told her to go home and they would call her later and let her know what to do. When she got home, she drove in the driveway and heard the phone ringing in the house. She ran in to answer it. It was the hospital calling. They told her to come back to the hospital. But it was too late…Austin had a second heart attack and had passed away. He was buried in the Gunnison City Cemetery."

Niel Christian Anderson history

Contributor: David Dodd Created: 2 years ago Updated: 1 year ago

From the history of Niel Christian Anderson, he writes the following information: "I have put this history of my life aside too long, so I guess I better get started, before it’s too late. I was born June 26, 1914, in a farming area near Axtell, Ut. I was the third in our family of eleven. At this time (Oct. 23, 1998) there are only eight of us left. Fay was the seventh in our family. She died at the age of five years. She had [an] appendix operation [and] gangrene set in, so they weren’t able to save her. Don was the eighth in our family. He was also eight years old and was in third grade at the time of his death. He rode the school bus at Centerfield, Ut., back and forth to our farm. As Don was coming out of the schoolhouse after school hours, he walked out in the road, looking for the school bus. He didn’t see the car that hit him. He died almost instantly. It was a blow to Dad and Mother, as Don was their youngest son. “Austin was the next to lose his life. He also had a tragic accident. Austin was the oldest in our family. He was 51 at the time of his death. He was coming home from work, from the sugar factory where he worked. A piece of chicken wire on the road caught underneath his car. As he drove in the driveway at his home, he decided to cut it off. His car was lower than most cars, so he got the jacks to raise it up, then [he] crawled underneath it. But the jacks slipped and the car fell on him. His wife Gertrude ran and got help to get the car raised up to get Austin out. “ They then took him to the hospital. He was a pitiful sight! The doctors examined him and told us it was just a matter of time. He had broken ribs, internal injuries, two broken ear drums and also eye injuries. Everyone in the family was in tears. As I write this, I am in tears [with] the memories of this sad occasion. “We were ‘On Strike’ at the time at the steel mills, so I was able to stay with Austin. As he was on oxygen, I had to change oxygen tanks as was needed. My brother-in-law ‘Derb Wood’ spelled me off when I needed rest. I was staying at my mother’s home in Gunnison. Austin laid unconscious for eleven days. On the eighth day he was getting weaker, so that night they called all the family to the hospital. They told us that Austin would probably pass away that night, so we all went home in tears. “I went back to the hospital and I waited for the Bishop to come. He came within the hour. He had been Austin’s schoolteacher who had taught him in seventh grade. Austin was fighting the oxygen mask on his face, so the Bishop asked me to hold his arms so they could go ahead with the blessing. As soon as they got started on the blessing, Austin calmed down and wasn’t fighting the oxygen mask as much. They really said a beautiful blessing. I thanked them and they left. “Austin had a good night’s sleep, and started to improve each day. On the eleventh day, I was with him all night. In the morning ‘Derb relieved me and I left to go to mother’s home. After breakfast the phone rang. It was ‘Derb’ and he was excited. He then told me that Austin had come to, and was talking. So I got ready and hurried to the hospital. As I walked in, Austin almost had a smile on his face. He held his hand out to me, and we held hands. Someone who was standing by Austin’s side said to him, ‘Austin, do you know who has been by your side since the time of your accident?’ Austin said, ‘Yes; Niel!’ “Austin then said: ‘Niel, I want to tell you about the accident. I was under the car clipping the wire off, when all at once the jacks slipped and I felt the heavy load on me. I was in so much pain I blacked out. But I know I have been somewhere. I can not explain, but I know that I have been somewhere.’ “Austin kept on improving and on the fifteenth day, he was released to go home. As he was leaving the hospital, the doctors came over to him and told him they had done all they could for him, ‘but it was a greater power that saved your life.’ Austin then went home, and in a week’s time, he was back to work. When he had been home for about six months, his old seventh grade teacher came to visit him and asked him if he would speak in Stake Conference the following Sunday. Austin wasn’t an active member of the Church, but donated a lot of time to help them build the new church house. He told his teacher he didn’t think he could do it. When his teacher was leaving to go home, he told Austin to think about it. Austin told him he was sorry, but he just couldn’t do it. “But after his teacher left, he got to thinking how good his Father in Heaven had been to spare his life. It bothered him continually. He then decided to go talk with his teacher about it. His teacher happened to be home when he got there. Austin told him he would like to do it, if he (his teacher) thought he could. His teacher said: ‘Austin, when I taught you in school, you were a very bright student, so I know you can do it. All you have to do is say what’s in your heart and you’ll do fine.!’ Austin told him he would do the best he could. His teacher said later that Austin had made a great speech, that there wasn’t a dry eye in the congregation. "A year and a half went by. One morning he got up and was getting ready to go to work. His wife was watching him. He was holding his chest. She got worried and told him she wanted him to go see the doctor at the hospital. But Austin told her he was all right, that he was scheduled to bowl that night at Richfield. But he kept holding on to his chest. So Gertrude called to get an ambulance to take him to the hospital. She followed the ambulance in her car. “When he got to the hospital, the doctor examined him and told his wife he had had a heart attack and would remain there to have other examinations. They told her to go home and they would call her later and let her know what to do. When she got home, she drove in the driveway and heard the phone ringing in the house. She ran in to answer it. It was the hospital calling. They told her to come back to the hospital. But it was too late…Austin had a second heart attack and had passed away. He was buried in the Gunnison City Cemetery."

Life timeline of Neil Christian Anderson

1914
Neil Christian Anderson was born on 26 Jun 1914
Neil Christian Anderson was 14 years old when Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, "Plane Crazy". Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
Neil Christian Anderson was 16 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Neil Christian Anderson was 30 years old when World War II: The Allied invasion of Normandy—codenamed Operation Overlord—begins with the execution of Operation Neptune (commonly referred to as D-Day), the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945). The Allies promoted the alliance as a means to control German, Japanese and Italian aggression.
Neil Christian Anderson was 41 years old when Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California. The Disneyland Hotel is a resort hotel located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, owned by the Walt Disney Company and operated through its Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products division. Opened on October 5, 1955, as a motor inn owned and operated by Jack Wrather under an agreement with Walt Disney, the hotel was the first to officially bear the Disney name. Under Wrather's ownership, the hotel underwent several expansions and renovations over the years before being acquired by Disney in 1988. The hotel was downsized to its present capacity in 1999 as part of the Disneyland Resort expansion.
Neil Christian Anderson was 50 years old when The Beatles make their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, performing before a "record-busting" audience of 73 million viewers across the USA. The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential music band in history. Rooted in skiffle, beat and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented with several musical styles, ranging from pop ballads and Indian music to psychedelia and hard rock, often incorporating classical elements and unconventional recording techniques in innovative ways. In 1963, their enormous popularity first emerged as "Beatlemania"; as the group's music grew in sophistication, led by primary songwriters Lennon and McCartney, the band were integral to pop music's evolution into an art form and to the development of the counterculture of the 1960s.
Neil Christian Anderson was 58 years old when Munich massacre: Nine Israeli athletes die (along with a German policeman) at the hands of the Palestinian "Black September" terrorist group after being taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games. Two other Israeli athletes were slain in the initial attack the previous day. The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, in which the Palestinian terrorist group Black September took eleven Israeli Olympic team members hostage and killed them along with a West German police officer.
Neil Christian Anderson was 66 years old when Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage. Mount St. Helens or Louwala-Clough is an active stratovolcano located in Skamania County, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is 50 miles (80 km) northeast of Portland, Oregon and 96 miles (154 km) south of Seattle, Washington. Mount St. Helens takes its English name from the British diplomat Lord St Helens, a friend of explorer George Vancouver who made a survey of the area in the late 18th century. The volcano is located in the Cascade Range and is part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc, a segment of the Pacific Ring of Fire that includes over 160 active volcanoes. This volcano is well known for its ash explosions and pyroclastic flows.
Neil Christian Anderson was 77 years old when The World Wide Web is opened to the public. The World Wide Web (WWW), also called the Web, is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and accessible via the Internet. English scientist Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989. He wrote the first web browser in 1990 while employed at CERN in Switzerland. The browser was released outside CERN in 1991, first to other research institutions starting in January 1991 and to the general public on the Internet in August 1991.
Neil Christian Anderson died on 31 Jul 2004 at the age of 90
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