Anders Gustaf Andersson

1841–1938 (Age 97)
Alingsås, Alingsås, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life of Anders Gustaf

When Anders Gustaf Andersson was born on 12 February 1841, in Alingsås, Alingsås, Älvsborg, Sweden, his father, Anders Gustaf Eliasson, was 35 and his mother, Anna Christina Larsdotter, was 44. He married Mathilda Christina Johnson on 8 August 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hyrum Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 31 May 1938, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Gustaf Andersson
Mathilda Christina Johnson
Marriage: 8 August 1865
Gustave Albin Eliason
Edith Matilda Eliason
John Andrew Eliason
Richard Alfred Eliason
Annie Josephine Eliason
Ernest William Eliason
Charles August Eliason
Elmer Leroy Eliason
Alma Lorenzo Eliason
Effie Arlettie Eliason

Spouse & Children

8 August 1865
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 7

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.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 26

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Andrew Eliason

ACROSS THE PLAINS IN 1863 Taken from Heart Throbs of the West by Kate B. Carter. Volume 4. On the vast estate called "Ennerkulen" near a beautiful lake, lived Andrew Eliason and his three sons, …

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Sources (3)

  • Gustave Eliason, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gustave Eliason, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gustaw Eliasen in entry for Charles August Eliasen, "Utah, State Archives Records, 1848-2001"

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