Ebba Otelia Anderson

1895–1960 (Age 64)
New Britain, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Ebba Otelia

When Ebba Otelia Anderson was born on 7 November 1895, in New Britain, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, John Anderson Berggren, was 42 and her mother, Amalia Mathilda Berggren, was 42. She married John Elmer Anderson Sr. on 2 March 1918, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States in 1930 and Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States in 1940. She died on 2 September 1960, in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ebba Otelia Anderson
John Elmer Anderson Sr.
Marriage: 2 March 1918
Marjorie Evelyn Anderson
John Elmer Anderson Jr
Robert Walter Anderson

Spouse & Children

2 March 1918
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


  • Marjorie Evelyn Anderson


  • John Elmer Anderson Jr


  • Robert Walter Anderson


Parents & Siblings

  • John Anderson Berggren


  • Amalia Mathilda Berggren




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed

Age 5

The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Ebba O Anderson in household of Elmer J Anderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ebbie Anderson in household of John E Anderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ebba Otilia Berggren in entry for Marjorie Evelyn Anderson, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920"

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