Peter Christian Anderson

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Peter Christian Anderson

  • Birth 18 Sep 1834 Rudkobing, Langeland Kommune, Syddanmark, Denmark
  • Death 18 Jan 1933 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Huntsville, Weber County, Utah, USA
  • Plot 15-4-8
  • Memorial ID 74769122

OLDEST WEBER RESIDENT DIES

Peter C. Anderson, Aged 98, succumbs; Services Friday Afternoon

Peter C. Anderson, aged 98 years and four months, who was known as the oldest resident of Weber county, died at five-fifteen o'clock this morning at the home of a son, Nephi Anderson, 3660 Washington avenue, from causes incident to old age. He was born in Denmark on September 18, 1834, the son of Anders and Inger Peterson Anderson. He came to America in 1863, accompanied by his wife, Lasima Pinstore Anderson and one child. She and two other wives, Caoline Jensen Anderson and Cristina Thomason Anderson, preceded him in death. Mr. Anderson and his family lived in Salt Lake City for three years and then came to Ogden, making their home in Five Points, while Mr. Anderson was emgaged in the building of what is now the Hylton mills. They then moved to Huntsville, where he engaged in farming and wagon making. For the pst 20 years Mr. Anderson made his home in Ogden. He was a high priest in North Weber Stake of the Third ward, L.D.S. church. Last August, Mr. Anderson attended the old folks' gathering at Lorin Farr park and was the oldest person there.
Surviving are 16 sons and daughters: Mrs. Julia A. Curtis, Nephi Anderson, Peter A. Anderson, Mrs. Charles Carstensen, Mrs. John Stallings, John C. Anderson, Thomas Anderson, all of Ogden: Lawrence H. Anderson, and Peter M. Anderson, Albany, N.Y.; Anders Anderson, San Diego, Calif.; Mrs. William Engstrom, Huntsville; Mrs. Josephine Butler and Mrs. Tilda Sorenson, Portland; Mrs. Hannah Staley, Seattle, Wash.; Mrs. Margaret White, Philadelphia; Mrs. Anna Blair, Los Angeles; 63 grandchildren and 64 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Friday afternoon at one o'clock in the Third ward chapel, with Bishop M. B. Richardson presiding. Friends may call at Lindquist & Sons' chapel. Thursday afternoon and evening and Friday until one-thirty o'clock. Interment will be made in the family plot in the Huntsville cemetery.

Ogden Standard Examiner January 18, 1933





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  • Created by: Linda Madsen O'Driscoll
  • Added: 11 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74769122
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Peter Christian Anderson (18 Sep 1834–18 Jan 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74769122, citing Huntsville Cemetery, Huntsville, Weber County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Linda Madsen O'Driscoll (contributor 47319385) .