Hedvig Carlson

8 July 1840–31 July 1930 (Age 90)
Östad, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life Summary of Hedvig

When Hedvig Carlson was born on 8 July 1840, in Östad, Älvsborg, Sweden, her father, Carl Helgesson, was 22 and her mother, Anna Andersdotter, was 21. She married Andrew Eliason on 5 June 1860, in Alingsås landsförsamling, Älvsborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States for about 40 years. She died on 31 July 1930, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Eliason
1838–1926
Hedvig Carlson
1840–1930
Marriage: 5 June 1860
Amanda Charlotta Eliason
1861–1922
Hilda Andersdotter or Eliason
1863–1946
Anna Matilda Eliason
1866–1961
Andrew Eliason
1869–1950
Hedvig Eleanora or Nora Eliason
1872–1951
Phoebe Eliason
1875–1961
Augusta Julia Eliason
1877–1877
Carl Elmer Eliason
1881–1882
Jennie Cecelia Eliason
1882–1953
Arthur Ernest Eliason
1884–1884
Elva Abbie Eliason
1885–1979

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 June 1860Alingsås landsförsamling, Älvsborg, Sweden
  • Children

    (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847
    Age 7
    Earliest grave seen in memorial list
    1865
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Lennart, Nils, Sven, Helmer, Iver, Berger, Erland, Lars, Anders, Evald.Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Carlsson or Karlsson . This is also an Americanized form of the Norwegian and Danish cognates Carlsen and Karlsen . Compare Charlson .German: variant of Karlson and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. This surname is also found in Britain, possibly to be associated first with immigration of German miners into Cumberland in the 16th century.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Carlsson

    Story Highlight

    Amanda Charlotta Eliason Benson

    Amanda Charlotta Eliason Benson In writing about my mother, Amanda Charlotta Eliason, I think it would be very incomplete if I didn’t first write of her grandparents and father and mother. First, …

    Sources (19)

    • Hidvig Eliasson in household of Andrew Eliasson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Hedvig Carlson in entry for Amanda Eliason Benson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Hedwig Eliason in household of Andrew Eliason, "United States Census, 1920"

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