John Lingren

28 September 1844–23 November 1915 (Age 71)
Ugglarp, Anderslöf, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of John

When John Lingren was born on 28 September 1844, in Ugglarp, Anderslöf, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Pehr Nilson Lindgren, was 40 and his mother, Metta Nilsdotter, was 23. He married Sarah Lettie Wilson on 21 June 1895, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1866 and lived in Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Idaho Falls, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1910. He died on 23 November 1915, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Riverside Thomas Cemetery, Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lingren
Sarah Lettie Wilson
Marriage: 21 June 1895
Mattie Catherine Lingren
Leslie John Lingren
Vaughn Leroy Lingren
Vera Lettie Lingren

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 June 1895Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 4
    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 21
    Historical Boundaries 1865: Called Taylor's Crossing, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1866: Named changed to Eagle Rock, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Still Eagle Rock, Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1891: Renamed Idaho Falls, Bingham, Idaho, United States 1911: Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik.Swedish: variant of Lindgren .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life Sketch of Sarah Lettie (Wilson) Lingren by sister and daughter

    SARAH LETTIE (WILSON) LINGREN Compiled by her sister Pearl (Wilson) Campbell and her daughter Vera Sarah Lettie was born 11 Dec 1870 in Ogden, Weber, Utah. Her parents Lewis Dunbar Wilson and Catheri …

    Sources (34)

    • John Lindgren, "United States Census, 1900"
    • John Lingren, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • John Lindgren, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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