Lars Petter Edholm

Male25 July 1835–10 March 1914

Brief Life History of Lars Petter

When Lars Petter Edholm was born on 25 July 1835, in Ragunda, Jämtland, Sweden, his father, Bengt Larsson, was 37 and his mother, Engla Lisa Simonsdotter, was 32. He married Justina Johanna Esbjornsdotter on 17 March 1850, in Ragunda, Jämtland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1867. He died on 10 March 1914, in Milton, Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Milton, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lars Petter Edholm
Nicoline Petrine Nicolaisen
Marriage: 30 November 1868
Rose Edholm
Fanny Edholm
Oscar R. Edholm
Olga Victoria Edholm
Victor Edholm
May Edholm
Robert Edholm
Laura Grace Edholm

Sources (29)

  • Lars P Edholm, "United States Census, 1910"
  • L P Edholm in entry for Dana T Smith and Grace Edholm, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
  • Lara P Edholm in entry for Albert Edholm, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 November 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 1

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    1843 · Edvard Grieg

    Age 8

    Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,


    Age 21

    Historical Boundaries: 1856: Davis, Utah Territory, United States 1862: Morgan, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Morgan, Utah, United States

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nels.

    Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ed ‘passage, isthmus’ (probably from a placename) + holm ‘small island’.

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

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