Maria Lindstöm

Female28 August 1823–5 October 1885

Brief Life History of Maria

Maria Lindstöm was born on 28 August 1823, in Landskrona, Malmöhus, Sweden. She married Carl Magnus Svensson about 1847. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1861. She died on 5 October 1885, in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Carl Magnus Svensson
Maria Lindstöm
Marriage: about 1847
Sofia Christina Ellenora Svenson
Otto Julius Svenson
Otto Julius Swenson

Sources (7)

  • Mary Linderlove, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Maria Lundelof, "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891"
  • Mary Lynderlove in household of N P Lynderlove, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1847
  • Children (3)

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 2

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 4

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


    Age 23

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nils, Johan, Sven, Thor, Anders, Astrid, Bjorn, Britt, Erland, Helmer, Hilmer.

    Swedish (Lindström): ornamental name composed of the elements lind ‘lime tree’ + ström ‘river’. Compare Linstrom .

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

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