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 Anna Tobine Larsen <I>Øglende</I> Spafford

Anna Tobine Larsen Øglende Spafford

Stavanger, Stavanger kommune, Rogaland fylke, Norway
Death 17 Apr 1923 (aged 81)
Jerusalem, Yerushalayim (Jerusalem District), Israel
Burial Jerusalem, Yerushalayim (Jerusalem District), Israel
Memorial ID 52261460 · View Source
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Norwegian-American who settled in Jerusalem, where she and her husband Horatio Spafford, a lawyer and follower of the great evangelist Dwight Moody, were central in establishing the American Colony there in 1881. She was a survivor of the sinking of the french passenger steamer "Ville du Havre" in 1873. Her daughters Anna "Annie" (born June 11, 1862), Margaret Lee "Maggie" (born May 31, 1864), Elizabeth "Bessie" (born June 19, 1868), and Tanetta (born July 24, 1871) were lost in the wreck. Afterwards Anna gave birth to three more children, incl. Grace Spafford Whiting (ca. 1881 - ?).

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  • Created by: julia&keld
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Anna Tobine Larsen Øglende Spafford (16 Mar 1842–17 Apr 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52261460, citing American Colony Cemetery, Jerusalem, Yerushalayim (Jerusalem District), Israel ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .