Margaret Abrahamson Persson

1851–1932 (Age 80)
Brålanda, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life 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, 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

Margaret Abrahamson Persson
Sven August Anderson Sr.
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

Spouse & Children

21 December 1873
Göteborg, Göteborg Lundby, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden


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Parents & Siblings

  • Abraham Persson


  • Anna Greta Jonsdotter




  • Helena Abramsdotter


  • Magnus Abrahamsson


  • Catrina Abrahamsdotter


  • Anna Christina Abrahamsdotter


  • Lars Abramsson


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World Events (8)

1855 · First schoolhouse built

Age 4

A schoolhouse was built on 4th North and Main Street.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Abraham .2 Americanized spelling of Swedish Abrahamsson, or Norwegian and Danish Abrahamsen , likewise patronymics from Abraham .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Margret Anderson in household of Swen O Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Margaret Anderson in household of August Anderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Margaret Anderson in household of Swen Anderson, "United States Census, 1920"

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