Margaret Abrahamson Persson

Brief Life History of Margaret

When Margaret Abrahamson Persson was born on 1 June 1851, in Brålanda, Älvsborg, Sweden, her father, Abraham Persson, was 49 and her mother, Anna Greta Jonsdotter, was 40. She married Sven August Anderson Sr. on 21 December 1873, in Göteborg, Göteborgs och Bohus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Farmington Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900 and Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 24 February 1932, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sven August Anderson Sr.
Margaret Abrahamson Persson
Marriage: 21 December 1873
John George Anderson
Amelia Augusta Anderson
Hyrum Edwin Anderson
Joseph Moroni Anderson
Annie Mathilda Anderson
Swen August Anderson
Inez Margaret Anderson

Sources (30)

  • Margret Anderson in household of Swen O Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaret Anderson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Margaret Aubrumson in entry for Jose Moroni Anderson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

World Events (8)


Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Aagot, Algot, Anders, Eskil, Lars, Thora.

Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Abrahamsson: patronymic from the personal name Abraham .

Americanized form of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Abrahamsen , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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