Anna Britta Bengtsdotter

26 January 1834–2 July 1917 (Age 83)
Ulvanstorp, Elfsered, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life Summary of Anna Britta

When Anna Britta Bengtsdotter was born on 26 January 1834, in Ulvanstorp, Elfsered, Älvsborg, Sweden, her father, Bengt Andersson, was 32 and her mother, Maria Nilsdotter, was 30. She married Lars Jacob Anderson on 5 November 1853, in Gällared, Halland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. In 1880, at the age of 46, her occupation is listed as keeping house in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States. She died on 2 July 1917, in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lars Jacob Anderson
Anna Britta Bengtsdotter
Marriage: 5 November 1853
Anders Anderson
Eva Beata Anderson
Anna Matilda Anderson
Albertina Anderson
Albin Canfield Anderson
Edward Anderson
Nancy Anderson
Lars Jacob Anderson Jr
Charles Theodore Anderson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1853Gällared, Halland, Sweden
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    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.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 14
    The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.
    Age 29
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    variant of Anne , in common use as a given name in most European languages. Among people with a classical education, it has from time to time been associated with Virgil's Aeneid, where it is borne by the sister of Dido , Queen of Carthage. This Phoenician name may ultimately be of Semitic origin, and thus related to the biblical Anne. However, the connection, if it exists, is indirect rather than direct.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (30)

    • Anna Batesdaughter in entry for Edward Anderson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Annie B Anderson in household of Edward Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Anna Britta Bengts Daughter in entry for Lars Jacob Anderson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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