Margaret Abrahamson Persson

Female1 June 1851–24 February 1932

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, Göteborg Lundby, Göteborg 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 (29)

  • Margret Anderson in household of Swen O Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Abramson in entry for Rudolph M. Multz and Inez Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Margaret Abramson in entry for John George Anderson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1873Göteborg, Göteborg Lundby, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.


    Age 12

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

    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

    Age 22

    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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