Brita Cajsa Båtelsdotter

21 July 1822–4 January 1888 (Age 65)
Vamlingbo, Gotland, Sweden

The Life Summary of Brita Cajsa

When Brita Cajsa Båtelsdotter was born on 21 July 1822, in Vamlingbo, Gotland, Sweden, her father, Båtel Christensson, was 32 and her mother, Catherina Christina Jacobsson, was 25. She married Lars Petter Hansson Esklund on 5 November 1847, in Vamlingbo, Gotland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 4 January 1888, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Scipio Pioneer Cemetery, Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lars Petter Hansson Esklund
Brita Cajsa Båtelsdotter
Marriage: 5 November 1847
Anna Maria Christina Esklund
Hans Petter Esklund
Batel Harman Esklund
Catharina Elizabeth Esklund
Emma Johanna Esklund
Louis Cardigag Esklund

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1847Vamlingbo, Gotland, Sweden
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 10
    Göta Canal opened.
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Borrowing of the Irish name Brighid ( see Bridget ). This name owes its enormous popularity in Scandinavia, especially in Sweden, to St Birgitta ( 1304–73 ), patron saint of Sweden. She was a noblewoman who bore her husband eight children. After his death, she founded an order of nuns, the ‘Bridgettines’ or Order of the Most Holy Saviour. She also went to Rome, where she attempted to reform religious life.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Hans Esklund Family

    In the middle of the 18th century there lived in the beautiful village of Valingo (Vamlingbo) on the island of Gotland Sweden the Esklund family. The father was Lars Peter and the mother was Brita Ka …

    Sources (16)

    • Birth Record - Brita Kajsa Båtelsdotter
    • Catharine Esklund, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Brita Kajsa Batelsdr in entry for Lars Petter Eskelund, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

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