Our Bennett/Simpson Roots

A Distinguished Heritage

Hannah Hanstead Anstee

HANNAH HANSTEAD ANSTEE (21 Oct 1825 – 24 Nov 1893) was born in Flamstead, Hertfordshire, England the daughter of James Anstee and Mary Dell.

Hannah married Joseph Flitton 25 Apr 1846 in Flamstead, Hertfordshire, England.  Hannah and Joseph had eleven children of record:

  • Eliza Flitton
  • Susan Flitton
  • Albert LeRoy Flitton
  • Louisa Flitton
  • Joseph Flitton
  • Elizabeth Flitton
  • Emily Flitton
  • Thomas Flitton
  • George Flitton
  • Julia Flitton
  • Sarah Jane Flitton

Hannah and Joseph came to the United States and journeyed to Salt Lake City, Utah soon thereafter, arriving in the valley in 1868.  They made their home in Kaysville, Utah where they lived the remainder of their lives.

Joseph died on 8 Feb 1884 at the age of 59.  After his death, Hannah remained in Kaysville with the help and care of her children until her death on 24 Nov 1893 at the age of 68.  Hannah is buried in the Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah.

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