Maria Johnsdotter Kronholm

14 September 1876–9 December 1964 (Age 88)
Vörå, Vaasa, Finland

The Life of Maria Johnsdotter

When Maria Johnsdotter Kronholm was born on 14 September 1876, in Vörå, Vaasa, Finland, her father, Johan Henriksson Kronholm, was 30 and her mother, Ulrika Jacobsdotter Knubb Österholm, was 27. She married Karl Mattson Brams on 17 August 1899. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in South Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 9, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 9 December 1964, in Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Karl Mattson Brams
Maria Johnsdotter Kronholm
Marriage: 17 August 1899
Ida M Brown
Ada Brown
Carl Rudolf Brown
Leonard John Brown
Edith Brown
Ethel Elinor Brown
Ardella Brown
Erick Albin Brown

Spouse and Children

17 August 1899


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    Ulrika Johansdotter Kronholm


    Lovisa Johansdr Kronlund



    Isak Herman Kronholm


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 20

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

Age 23

February Manifesto reduces Finland's autonomy. Finland lost much autonomy. russification of Finland policy initiated. censorship and conscription introduced. civil disobedience began.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements kron ‘crown’ + holm ‘inlet’, ‘island’.2 Danish: habitational name from a farm named with the same elements as in 1.

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

Story Highlight

Maria Johnson Brown

Told by Clifford John Brown When I was very small we moved in with Grandma (Maria Johnson Brown). Our living quarters was two rooms built onto the side of her house. Water had to be carried from a we …

Sources (3)

  • Marie Brown, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Brown in household of Charles J Brown, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maria Brown in household of Charles Brown, "United States Census, 1900"

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