Andrew Eliason Jr.

14 March 1838–16 September 1926 (Age 88)
Alingsås landsförsamling, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life Summary of Andrew

When Andrew Eliason Jr. was born on 14 March 1838, in Alingsås landsförsamling, Älvsborg, Sweden, his father, Anders Eliasson, was 32 and his mother, Anna Christina Larsdotter, was 42. He married Hedvig Carlson on 5 June 1860, in Alingsås landsförsamling, 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 Jr.
1838–1926
Hedvig Carlson
1840–1930
Marriage: 5 June 1860
Amanda Charlotta Eliason
1861–1922
Hilda Andersdotter or Eliason
1863–1946
Anna Matilda Eliason
1866–1961
Andrew Eliason III
1869–1950
Hedvig Eleanora or Nora Eliason
1872–1951
Phoebe Eliason
1875–1961
Augusta Julia Eliason
1877–1877
Carl Elmer Eliason
1881–1882
Jennie Cecelia Eliason
1882–1953
Arthur Ernest Eliason
1884–1884
Elva Abbie Eliason
1885–1979

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 June 1860Alingsås landsförsamling, Älvsborg, Sweden
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847
    Age 9
    Earliest grave seen in memorial list
    1863
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Iver, Nels, Sven, Anders, Erik, Lennart, Maren.Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Eliasson . Compare Elison .Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Eliassen and Eliasen , cognates of 1.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Eliasson

    Story Highlight

    Andrew Eliason

    ACROSS THE PLAINS IN 1863 Taken from Heart Throbs of the West by Kate B. Carter. Volume 4. On the vast estate called "Ennerkulen" near a beautiful lake, lived Andrew Eliason and his three sons, …

    Sources (42)

    • Andrew Eliason, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Andrew Eliason in entry for Amanda Eliason Benson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Andrew Ealiason, "United States Census, 1900"

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