Elna Pehrsson

10 March 1849–24 March 1918 (Age 69)
Genarp, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Elna

When Elna Pehrsson was born on 10 March 1849, in Genarp, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Pehr Ohlsson, was 43 and her mother, Catharina Johansdotter, was 42. She married Paul Lauritz Larsson Olson on 30 November 1873. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Kristianstad, Kristianstad, Sweden in 1874 and Malmö, Malmö Slott, Malmöhus, Sweden in 1883. She died on 24 March 1918, in Malmö, Malmö, Malmöhus, Sweden, at the age of 69, and was buried in Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Lauritz Larsson Olson
Elna Pehrsson
Marriage: 30 November 1873
Per Edvard Palsson
Anna Catarina Palsdotter Olson
Carolina Helena Palsdotter Olson
Johan Ludvig Palsson Olson

Spouse and Children

30 November 1873


Parents and Siblings


    Catharina Johansdotter




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 19

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Pehrsson): patronymic from the personal name Pär, Pe(h)r ( see Peter ).

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

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Story Highlight

History of My Life - Johanna Christophersson Neilson

Copied by Michael McGrath from Emil Neilson's transcription of his mother's self-written history dated March 25, 1941, with no corrections to spelling or grammar. I was born on the 22nd of December, …

Sources (3)

  • Elna Persson, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"
  • Elna Persson in entry for Helena Carrie Or Carolina Helena Or Carrie Le Olson Anglesy, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"
  • Linda Quevedo in entry for Avilda Mae Bassett Anglesey, "Wyoming, Star Valley Independent Obituaries, 1901-2015"

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