Anna Maria Pehrson

5 April 1860–27 January 1872 (Age 11)
Hesslunda, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Anna Maria

When Anna Maria Pehrson was born on 5 April 1860, in Hesslunda, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Pehr Pearson, was 32 and her mother, Christina Knutsdotter Beckstrand, was 34. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 27 January 1872, at the age of 11, and was buried in Oak City, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pehr Pearson
Christina Knutsdotter Beckstrand
Anna Maria Pehrson
John Peter Pearson
Josephine Christina Pehrson
Elofvine Vilhelmine Olsen
Albertina Pehrson

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

Age 3
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 3
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
Age 5
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Pehrsson): patronymic from the personal name Pär, Pe(h)r ( see Peter ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (5)

  • Anna M Pearson in household of Peter Pearson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Anna Maria Pearson, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Maria Persson (age 3) in the Mormon Migration database

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