Ursila Carlson

Female4 October 1873–19 January 1937

Brief Life History of Ursila

When Ursila Carlson was born on 4 October 1873, in Östbacken, Jämtland, Sweden, her father, Olof Carlson, was 29 and her mother, Sara Svensdotter, was 24. She married Horace Wimmer Fielding on 9 July 1906, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States. She immigrated to Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1882 and lived in Alsen, Jämtland, Sweden for about 10 years. She died on 19 January 1937, in Cut Bank, Glacier, Montana, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace Wimmer Fielding
Ursila Carlson
Marriage: 9 July 1906

Sources (6)

  • Nellie Carlson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Ursila in household of Olof Carlsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920"
  • Nellie Carlson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 July 1906Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1877 · Logan's First Stake is Formed

    Age 4

    Eighteen years after the first ward was established and the population of the valley increased exponentially, the first Stake was established.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 17

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Lennart, Nils, Sven, Helmer, Iver, Berger, Erland, Lars, Anders, Evald.

    Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Carlsson or Karlsson . This is also an Americanized form of the Norwegian and Danish cognates Carlsen and Karlsen . Compare Charlson .

    German: variant of Karlson and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. This surname is also found in Britain, possibly to be associated first with immigration of German miners into Cumberland in the 16th century.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    Aunt Nell by Lee

    • My Aunt Nell. My Father’s sister, Nellie Carlson, married Horace Fielding. During World War I, Horace went to war—never to return. It is not thought that he was killed there. He just failed to c …

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