Ephraim Bjorklund

6 April 1864–31 December 1949 (Age 85)
Sigtuna, Stockholm, Sweden

The Life Summary of Ephraim

When Ephraim Bjorklund was born on 6 April 1864, in Sigtuna, Stockholm, Sweden, his father, Lars August Björklund, was 30 and his mother, Inger Landberg, was 35. He married Agnes Elizabeth Hjert on 6 April 1891, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 31 December 1949, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Bjorklund
1864–1949
Agnes Elizabeth Hjert
1870–1947
Marriage: 6 April 1891
Anna Edith Bjorklund
1892–1985
Ruby Bjorklund
1894–1958
Ephraim Bjorklund Jr.
1896–1985
Clarence A Bjorklund
1899–1914
Alvin Lars Bjorklund
1902–1907
Joseph Sterling Bjorklund
1905–1918
Ruth Maurine Bjorklund
1910–2003

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1891Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1865
    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency
    Age 9
    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 26
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Anders, Ansgar, Bertel, Eskil, Hilmer, Iver, Nils, Per, Swen, Thora, Tor.Swedish (Björklund) and Norwegian (Bjørklund): habitational name from any of the many farms named with the words björk ‘birch’ + lund ‘grove’. The Swedish name can also be of ornamental origin. Compare Burkland and Burklund .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Burkland
    Burklund
    Koivisto

    Story Highlight

    Recollections of my Grandma and Grandpa Bjorklund by Marilyn Fairbanks

    Grandma Bjorklund was so sweet and loving, always singing and often sharing her fresh ginger tea she would make on her coal stove. She suffered with arthritis and hiatal hernia and thought ginger tea …

    Sources (45)

    • Ephrem Bjorklind in entry for Bjorklind, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Ephrahem Bjorklund, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Ephriam Bjocklund, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

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