John Peter Lefgren

24 September 1873–20 November 1948 (Age 75)
Hedemora, Kopparberg, Sweden

The Life of John Peter

When John Peter Lefgren was born on 24 September 1873, in Hedemora, Kopparberg, Sweden, his father, Johan Andersson Lefgren, was 31 and his mother, Anna Carolina Andersson, was 30. He married Lillie Smuin on 7 January 1903, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah Territory, United States in 1880. He died on 20 November 1948, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Peter Lefgren
Lillie Smuin
Marriage: 7 January 1903
Ruth Irene Lefgren
Eugenia Letitia Lefgren
George Elmer Lefgren
Weltha Lefgren
John Howard Lefgren
James Smuin Lefgren
David Melbourne Lefgren
Marian Eliza Lefgren
Ethel Lefgren
June Lefgren

Spouse and Children

7 January 1903
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Age 17

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Löfgren): ornamental name composed of the elements löv ‘leaf’ + gren ‘branch’.

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

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Story Highlight

George Smuin Susannah's Only Son

George Smuin Susannah's Only Son By Mary Jean Ubbegun George Smuin, Susannah's only son, owned and operated the only nursery in Ogden, Utah back then, and he was renowned for owning the first and onl …

Sources (3)

  • John P Lofgren, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • John Peter Lafgren, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • John Peter Lefgren, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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