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Anna Persdotter

Female 1849 - 1918  (69 years)


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  • Name Anna Persdotter 
    Born 6 May 1849  Selja, Mora, Kopparberg, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 7 May 1849  Selja, Mora, Kopparberg, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Aug 1918  Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 26 Aug 1918  Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1597  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2013 

    Family Jens Westergard,   b. 14 May 1845, Visby, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1933, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 30 Mar 1892  Logan, Cache, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BIOGRAPHY:
      1. FHL film # 082945; Swedish Mission Record, Stockholm Branch, p 163-164 lists Anna Smerling, born 6 May 1849 as emigrating 18 Apr 1890. From her autobiography (FHL Q979.228, D20, Vol 10, p. 92.), she left Stockholm on 11 Apr 1890 and arrived in Utah on 20 May 1890. The ship stopped in Liverpool and New York. Another passenger who took care of her daughter was Eba Olander.

      BIRTH:
      1. FHL film # 206618; Mora Parish Birth Records, 1828 - 1873.

      2. Per cemetery records.

      3. Per obituary.

      CHRISTENING:
      1. Alternate sealing to parents done through name extraction per online Ordinance Index FHL film 0206618, batch C410685; 8 Jul 1986 JRIVE; Anna Pehrsson, b. 6 May 1849, chr. 7 May 1849 at Mora, Kopparberg, Sweden to parents Per Andersson and Mait Andersdr.

      MARRIAGE:
      1. Johan Fredrik SMERLING: FHL film # 197243; Uppsala Birth, Marriage and Death Records, Sweden, 1880.

      2. Jens Christensen Westergard: FHL film # 178135; LOGAN Temple Sealings, 21 May 1884 - 21 Nov 1900, p. 302, #5424.

      DEATH:
      1. Ogden City Cemetery online: Anna Smarling Westergard, b. 6 May 1849 in Sweden, d. 23 Aug 1918 in Ogden, UT, parents Peter Peterson and Mary Peterson, plot D-18-5-2W.

      2. Per obituary.

      BURIAL:
      1. FHL film # 486186; Cemetery Records; Ogden City cemetery; Lot 5, Block 18, Plat D, Ogden, Utah; 1851 - 1919.

      OBITUARY:
      1. "Anna Smarling Westergard, 1950 Jackson avenue, died yesterday evening at 6:10 o'clock at the family residence after a six day illness following a paralytic stroke. The deceased is the wife of James C. Westergard. She was born in Mors, Sweden in 1849, and came to America in 1890, having been a resident of Weber county ever since, and very active as a local worker in the Mormon church. She is survived by her husband, a daughter and several step-sons and daughters. The funeral will be held at 12 o'clock Monday noon at the thirteeenth ward meeting house, with Bishop J.H. Jacobs officiating. The body may be seen on Saturday afternoon and Sunday at the family residence." Ogden Examiner, Sat., 24 Aug 1918.

      ~ORDINANCES: Verified NFS accessed 24 Mar 2012.
      BAPTISM:
      1. FHL film # 082945; Stockholm Branch Membership Record, 1854 - 1947, p. 163 & 164, by Adolph Anderson.
      2. Variant date of 11 Nov 1888 per endowment record per online Ordinance Index FHL film 178052, ref. 11693.
      ENDOWMENT: Online Ordinance Index FHL film # 178052; LOGAN Temple Endowments, 21 May 1884 - 16 May 1899, p. 325, #11693.
      SEALING TO PARENTS:
      1. FHL film # 184663; SLAKE Temple Sealings, 26 Jun 1913 - 2 May 1916, p. 430, #16719.
      2. Online Ordinance Index FHL film 1239616, p. 430, ref. 16719; parents Peter Anderson and Mary Peterson Anderson. Entry under name of Anna Peterson S. Westergard.
      3. Alternate sealing to parents done through name extraction per online Ordinance Index FHL film 0206618, batch C410685; 8 Jul 1986 JRIVE; Anna Pehrsson, b. 6 May 1849, chr. 7 May 1849 at Mora, Kopparberg, Sweden to parents Per Andersson and Mait Andersdr.
      SEALING TO SPOUSE:
      Johan Fredrik Smerling: Submission 4-4779-6812-2722-464: 24 Apr 2012 KONA.
      Jens Christensen Westergard: Online Ordinance Index FHL film # 178135, ref 5428; LOGAN Temple Sealings, 21 May 1884 - 21 Nov 1900, p. 302, #5424.

      ACTION:
      1. Check span of years of FHL film # 082945, Stockholm Branch of Swedish Mission Record, need item no. 2 - 9, 1854 - 1947 Which item #?

      2. Get from Fred Westergard the emigration story of Anna.