4 January 1850–21 August 1925 (Age 75)
Grödby, Ivetofta, Villand, Kristianstad, Sweden
When Swen Swenson was born on 4 January 1850, in Grödby, Ivetofta, Villand, Kristianstad, Sweden, his father, Sven Olsson, was 42 and his mother, Kjerstin Olsdotter, was 42. He married Botilda Pehrsdotter on 18 November 1873, in Lund, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Osby, Östra Göinge, Kristianstad, Sweden for about 10 years and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 21 August 1925, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.
Excerpt from Me and My Family by Richard Merrill Swenson, Self Published, 1993. Here Richard records memories of his Grandfather. My grandfather Swen Swenson was born January 4, 1850, in Grodby, Kri …
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