Olof Theodor Tobiasson

Brief Life History of Olof Theodor

When Olof Theodor Tobiasson was born on 2 March 1864, in Malmö Caroli, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Anders Tobiason, was 35 and his mother, Johanna Olson, was 24. He married Laura Virginia Woolley on 21 October 1885, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Forest Dale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. His occupation is listed as contractor and builder in Utah, United States. He died on 17 December 1929, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Olof Theodor Tobiasson
Laura Virginia Woolley
Marriage: 21 October 1885
Laura Gertrude Tobiason
Clara Estella Tobiason
Theodore Woolley Tobiason
Verona Beers Tobiason
Roland Woolley Tobiason
Aledia Tobiason
John Woolley Tobiason
Virginia Tobiason

Sources (59)

  • Theordore Tobiason, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Birth and Christening record for Olof Theodor Tobiasson in 1864 at Malmö Caroli
  • Theodore Tobiason, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Oivind, Thoralf.

Danish or Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Tobias .

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

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Grandfather Tobiason Written by Maxine S. Hampton

GRANDFATHER TOBIASON (Written by Maxine S. Hampton – 2009) “Jag Kan Inta Tala Svenska”- The only Swedish Grandpa taught his family – to reply when Swedish visi …

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