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 Brita Christina “Betty” <I>Andersdotter</I> Forsberg

Brita Christina “Betty” Andersdotter Forsberg

Vingaker, Vingåkers kommun, Södermanlands län, Sweden
Death 7 Dec 1918 (aged 52)
Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 06 086 3
Memorial ID 128812 · View Source
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Brita Christina"Stena" is the 3rd of 8 children of Anders Andersson III (1829 – 1879) & Britta Persson Andersson (1834 – 1929)

Father, Anders Anderson III, was a carpenter. The family was contacted by the Mormon missionaries and Mother Greta (Britta) (at age 45) and Father Anders (at age 50) were baptized member of the LDS Church on 12 Oct 1879. However, Father, Anders Anderson, died two months later 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.

Brita Christina"Stena"Andersdotter emigrated from Sweden to SLC, Utah during 1899 (based or 1900 U.S. Census). She was accompanied by her Mother: Britta, sister: Caroline "Lena" and her so-to-be husband: Fiitz Emil Forsberg. Her brothers, Erick William and Alfred John and sister Ellen Josefina had emigrated a few years earlier.

1899 After arriving at SLC, Utah Brita Christina"Stena"Andersdotter MARRIED Fiitz Emil Forsberg
They adopted a child, Melvin Ernest Foresberg (1912-1989)

Brita and Emily Forsberg made their home at 4600 block of South 2nd West, Murray City, Utah

Biography & Photo Album of Brita Christina "Stena" Andersdotter & Franz Emil Forsberg

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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 128812
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Brita Christina “Betty” Andersdotter Forsberg (2 Oct 1866–7 Dec 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 128812, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .