Anna Magdalene Halgren

26 March 1868–25 August 1944 (Age 76)
Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Anna Magdalene

When Anna Magdalene Halgren was born on 26 March 1868, in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States, her father, Truls Asar Halgren, was 33 and her mother, Clara Bjorling, was 27. She married Parley Taylor Wright on 9 March 1887, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 25 August 1944, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mount Olive Memorial Park, Commerce, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Parley Taylor Wright
Anna Magdalene Halgren
Marriage: 9 March 1887
Lillian Magdalene Wright
Ellen Clara Wright
Marion Otelia Wright
Anna Lucile Wright
Pauline Theresa Wright

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1887Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 2
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles
    Age 14
    Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 22
    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 Nels, Sven, Thor.Swedish: variant of Hallgren .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Halgren, Truls A.

    son of Asser Sven Halgren and Ingre Truelson of Klorup, Malmohuslan, Sweden. Born Jan. 5, 1835, at Klorup. Came to Utah Oct. 5, 1864, Isaac Canfield company. Married Clara Bjurling May 22, 1864, on …

    Sources (31)

    • Annie M Wright, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Annie M. Wright, in household of Parley T. Wright,, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Ann Halgren in entry for John Weist and Ellen C Weist, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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