Elizabeth (Lizzie) Fraser Anderson was born on 18 Oct 1869 in Dundee, Scotland, the eldest daughter of James Smith Anderson (1845-1921), later the manager of the Tasmanian Soap and Candle Company, and Mary Ann Shepherd Mitchell (1848-1920). Elizabeth migrated to Launceston on 17 Oct 1884 with her mother, six brothers and two younger sisters. Elizabeth's mother Mary Ann and younger sister Ann are pictured also in the Launceston Family Album.
Elizabeth married Ernest Stoessiger on 28 Dec 1892 at her residence 'Woodville' by the Presbyterian minister Rev. John Lyle. Ernest was from Dulwich, London. They had six children, including twins, Alexandrina and James in Feb 1900. Ernest died aged 45 on 23 Jun 1909 and Elizabeth died aged 78 on 13 May 1948.