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Mathilda Josephine Andersen Bennett
Original name: Mathilda Bennet Bennett
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1853, Sweden
Death: Feb. 13, 1936, USA

Mrs. Matilda Josephine Anderson Burns Bennett, 82, died Thursday evening following a lingering illness of causes incident to age.
Mrs. Bennett was the widow of former Sheriff James Burns, early peace officer of Sanpete county, who was shot and killed by outlaws during a cattle foray in the mountains east of Spring City. Her oldest son, James Milton Burns, deputy sheriff, was killed while on duty as a guard at a Utah Fuel company mine in Castle Gate. He died of injuries suffered when beaten by a negro who later was lynched by a mob.
Born in Jutland, Sweden, March 10, 1853, Mrs. Bennett was a daughter of Joseph and Marie Hogenson Anderson, who came to Utah in 1860,. She was married to Sheriff Burns in Salt Lake City in 1869 and lived Manti until his death in 1894. She married Rodolphus N. Bennett, an Indian war veteran, in 1902, and lived here. He died in 1926.
Five sons and two daughters survive: Mrs. Lydia williams and A. A. Burns, Willow Creek, Mont.; Mrs. Beatrice Olson, Mt. Pleasant; J. H. Burns, Marysvale, and Reed Burns, Manhattan Beach Cal.; a brother, Oscar Anderson, Mt. Pleasant; 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Salt Lake Tribune February 15, 1936. 
 
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 Spouses:
  James Christopher Burns (1849 - 1894)
  Rudolphus Nathaniel Bennett (1843 - 1927)
 
 Children:
  James Milton Burns (1873 - 1925)*
  Clifton Thomas Burns (1879 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Pleasant City Cemetery
Mount Pleasant
Sanpete County
Utah, USA
Plot: A_108_2_4
 
Maintained by: Penne Magnusson Hannum
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 142614
Mathilda Josephine <i>Andersen</i> Bennett
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