Lars John Johan Henstrom

9 February 1837–22 August 1905 (Age 68)
Våmb, Skaraborg, Sweden

The Life Summary of Lars John Johan

When Lars John Johan Henstrom was born on 9 February 1837, in Våmb, Skaraborg, Sweden, his father, Jan Anders Larsson Billing, was 32 and his mother, Catherine ”Cajsa” Andersdotter, was 30. He married Anna Maria Jonsson on 27 November 1865, in Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 22 August 1905, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Lars John Johan Henstrom
Anna Maria Jonsson
Marriage: 27 November 1865
Anna Nathalia Henstrom
John Richard Henstrom
Hulda Maria Henstrom
Charles A Henstrom
Arvid Emanuel Henstrom

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1865Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 11
    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 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Swedish (Hedström): ornamental name composed of the elements hed ‘heath’, ‘moor’ + ström ‘river’.

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

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    Biographical Information for Lars John Henstrom

    LARS JOHN (JOHAN) HENSTROM OF SKOVDE, SWEDEN Lars John (Johan) Henstrom was the first of the Henstrom family to join the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was born in Skovde, Skarabor …

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    • 1900 Lars J. Henstrom age 63 and wife Anna 58, married about 1865, both born in Sweden, Logan, Cache, Utah,"United States Census, 1900"
    • 1880 - Lars I Henstrom (42) & wife Anne M. (38) with daughter Anne N (13)& son John W. (11), Logan, Cache, UT, & "United States Census, 1880"
    • 1870 Lars Henstrum (tailor -33) & Maria A. (28) with daughter Annie (3) and son John (1) in Logan, "United States Census, 1870"

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