History: Anna Rosenquist Nelson

Anna Rosenquist Nelson was born on 7 July 1884 in Efveröd, Kristianstad, Sweden to Jens Rosenquist Nelson, age 23, and Elsa Nelson, age 26. She was the 2nd of 8 children, and the 1st of 4 daughters, born to the couple. When she was born, she had one older brother, Nels Rosenquist, who was born 24 December 1882, also in Efveröd.

When Anna Rosenquist was 1 month 24 days old, she was christened in Efveröd on 3 August 1884.

On 4 October 1886, when Anna Rosenquist was 2 years old, her sister Hanna Rosenquist was born in Efveröd. Sadly she died when she was 2 months 28 days old on 1 January 1877.

John Rosenquist, Anna Rosenquist’s second brother, was born on 10 July 1888 in Efveröd. Anna Rosenquist was 4 years old at the time.

Anna Rosenquist’s second brother, Edward Rosenquist, was born when she was 7 years old. He was born in Efveröd on 6 October 1891.

When Anna Rosenquist was 9 years old her brother, Helding Rosenquist, was born in Efveröd on 13 May 1894.

Anna Rosenquist was baptized and confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on 30 June 1895 when she was 10 years old.

On 31 January 1897, when Anna Rosenquist was 12 years old, her sister Ella Karn was born in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States. Sadly she died, when she was almost 6 months old, on 30 July 1897 in Pleasant Grove. 

Anna Rosenquist’s youngest sibling, a sister, was born when she was 13 years old on 4 April 1898 in Pleasant Grove. They named her Effie Druscilla.

When Anna Rosenqiust was 30 years old, her brother, Nels Rosenquist, died at the age of 31 on 21 August 1914 in Pleasant Grove,

Anna Rosenquist’s mother died at the age of 72 on 13 March 1931 in Pleasant Grove. Anna Rosenquist was 46 years old at the time.

On 2 August 1937, when Anna Rosenquist was 53 years old, her brother John Rosenquist died in Pleasant Grove at the age of 49.

To Be Continued…

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