Amanda Larsdotter Hjort

Female24 April 1865–3 April 1939

Brief Life History of Amanda Larsdotter

When Amanda Larsdotter Hjort was born on 24 April 1865, in Färnebo, Värmland, Sweden, her father, Lars Samuelsson Hjort, was 28 and her mother, Johanna Magnusdotter, was 35. She died on 3 April 1939, in St. Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Benton Cemetery, Sauk Rapids, Benton, Minnesota, United States.

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Lars Samuelsson Hjort
Johanna Magnusdotter
Catherine Elizabeth Larsdotter Hjort
Charlotta Larsdotter Hjort
Amanda Larsdotter Hjort
Mathilda Larsdotter Hjort

Sources (3)

  • Amanda Hjort Larson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Amanda Larson, "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"
  • Amanda Larson, "Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002"

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 8

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


Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Thor.

Swedish: ornamental name from hjort ‘deer, stag’.

Danish and Norwegian (of Danish origin): nickname from hjort ‘deer, stag’.

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

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