John Peter Andersson Lind

Brief Life History of John Peter

When John Peter Andersson Lind was born on 6 July 1842, in Strå, Östergötland, Sweden, his father, Anders Eriksson, was 28 and his mother, Britta Christina Janson, was 29. He married Maria Henrietta Gillett on 7 May 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1880 and Junction, Piute, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 23 May 1920, in Lynn, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Lynn Cemetery, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Peter Andersson Lind
1842–1920
Emma Christine Norberg
1855–1934
Marriage: 4 November 1872
Emma Josephine Lind
1874–1909
Carl Fritchoff Lind
1876–1882
Julia Hortense Lind
1877–1960
Laura Wilhelmina Lind
1880–1973
Herman Gustaf Lind
1881–1963
Laurence Fritchoff Lind
1885–1963
Oscar John Lind
1886–1924
Raymond August Lind
1888–1978
Philbert Cornelius Lind
1890–1977
Mollie Althea Lind
1892–1980
Vance Otto Lind
1895–1987
Alva Virginia Lind
1897–1976
Edith Melvina Lind
1900–1988

Sources (66)

  • John Lind, "United States Census, 1880" Grantsville, Tooele, Utah Territory, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Peter Andersson Lind - birth-name: John Peter Erickson Lind
  • Utah, Select County Marriages, 1887-1937 (Alva Virginia Lind)

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1848

Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Tuilla, Utah Territory, United States 1852: Tooele, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Tooele, Utah, United States

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Bjorn, Lars, Mats, Lennart, Nils, Per, Anders, Berndt, Hokan, Olle, Sten. German Hans, Kurt, Alfons, Ernst, Gerd, Monika.

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersen and Anderson .

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

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Nikken

There is an old story in the Lind family, that has been passed down through the generations of children. It is from the old Scandinavian folktale called “The Three Billy Goats Gruff,” that was printe …

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