Andrew Eliason

1838–1926 (Age 88)
Alingsås, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Eliason was born on 14 March 1838, in Alingsås, Älvsborg, Sweden, his father, Anders Gustaf Eliasson, was 32 and his mother, Anna Christina Larsdotter, was 42. He married Hedvig Carlson on 5 June 1860, in Alingsås, Älvsborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 16 September 1926, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Eliason
Hedvig Carlson
Marriage: 5 June 1860
Amanda Charlotta Eliason
Hilda Andersdotter or Eliason
Anna Matilda Eliason
Andrew Eliason
Hedvig Eleanora or Nora Eliason
Phoebe Eliason
Augusta Julia Eliason
Carl Elmer Eliason
Jennie Cecelia Eliason
Arthur Ernest Eliason
Elva Abbie Eliason

Spouse & Children

5 June 1860
Alingsås, Älvsborg, Sweden


+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 10

The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Eliasson): patronymic from the personal name Elias .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Amanda Charlotta Eliason Benson

Amanda Charlotta Eliason Benson In writing about my mother, Amanda Charlotta Eliason, I think it would be very incomplete if I didn’t first write of her grandparents and father and mother. First, …

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew Eliason, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Andrew Ealiason, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Andrew Eliason, "United States Census, 1910"

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