Mätta Pehrsdotter

Female1 June 1812–10 October 1880

Brief Life History of Mätta

When Mätta Pehrsdotter was born on 1 June 1812, in Särslöv, Oxie, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Pehr Mårtensson, was 59 and her mother, Marna Truedsdotter, was 40. She married Johannes Anderson on 10 May 1844, in Malmö Sankt Petri, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 10 October 1880, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Anderson
Mätta Pehrsdotter
Marriage: 10 May 1844
Peter Thomander
John August Anderson
Johanna Maria Johansdotter
Anna Catharina Anderson
Emma Johansdotter

Sources (34)

  • Martha Anderson in household of John Anderson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Pehr Mortensen in entry for John August Anderson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
  • Martha Anderson, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1844Malmö Sankt Petri, Malmöhus, Sweden
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 7

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 18

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Story Highlight

    Matta "Martha" Persson Anderson Find A Grave

    Daughter of Per Martensson and Marna Truedsson Unmarried to Johan Henrik Thomander. They had a son, Per "Peter" Thomander. Son - There is a birth record for Per Martensson 17 Apr 1838 at Lund stadsf …

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