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 Britta <I>Pearson</I> Anderson

Britta Pearson Anderson

Birth
Vingaker, Vingåkers kommun, Södermanlands län, Sweden
Death 4 Jan 1929 (aged 94)
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 06 086 2
Memorial ID 127805 · View Source
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Parents: Pehr & Britta Pearson
Spouse: Andres Anderson
COD: Myocarditis
Occupation: Home Maker

Britta Persdotter was 4th of 7 children born to Pehr Olsson and Brita Larsdotter.
Britta married Anders Anderson III (1829-1879) and the couple had eight children. Anders Anderson III, was a carpenter.

Children:
1 Per August Born: 13 May 1862, Died: 17 Oct 1883 – Sweden
2 Anna Louisa Born: 27 Feb 1865 Died: 27 May 1953 – Sweden
3 Britta Christina "Stena" Born: 2 Oct 1866 Died: 7 Dec 1918 – Utah
4- Carl Fredrick Born: 21 Oct 1867 Died: 29 Mar 1868 – Sweden (died 5 Mo. Sweden)
5- Erick Vilhelm (William) Born: 21 Feb. 1869 Died: 13 May 1930 – Utah
6- Alfred John Born: 20 Jan 1872 Died: 19 Sep 1948 – Utah
7- Caroline "Lena" Born: 9 Sep 1874 Died: 27 Sep 1958 – Utah
8- Ellen Josefina Born: 19 Apr 1877 Died: 12 Nov 1957 - Utah

The family was contacted by the Mormon missionaries and "Greta" Britta (at age 45) and Anders (at age 50) were baptized member of the LDS Church on 12 Oct 1879. However, just two months later Anders died on 12 Dec 1879.

This left Britta, with 7 (living) children ranging in age from 17 to 2 year old. Life was very difficult for the family. Britta took in washing and ironing to earn a little money, and they farmed most of their food. Besides attending grammar school, the boys worked on farms and the girls worked as maid & house keepers.

Immigration dates based on 1900 U.S. Census records:
Britta Persson Andersson 1899
Britta Christina "Stena" 1899
Erick Vilhelm (William) 1892
Alfred John 1896
Caroline "Lena" 1898
Ellen Josefina 1893

After arriving in Salt Lake City, Utah; Britta lived with her Daughter, Britta Christina "Stena" Andersdotter Forsberg and family. Daughter Britta Christina "Stena" died during 1918. Britta then lived with Daughter Caroline "Lena" Andersdotter Westling and family. Brita Ander Pearson Anderson passed away 15 Jan 1929 at Murray, Salt Lake Co., Utah

Bio & Photo Album for Anders Andersson III & Britta Persson Andersson



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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 127805
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Britta Pearson Anderson (17 Jul 1834–4 Jan 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 127805, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .