Elna Olsson Malmstrom

13 February 1826–24 April 1914 (Age 88)
Lund, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Elna Olsson

When Elna Olsson Malmstrom was born on 13 February 1826, in Lund, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Olof Jonsson Malmstrom, was 41 and her mother, Karna Pehrsdotter, was 36. She married Mons Larson on 29 June 1853, in Hörby, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Snowflake, Apache, Arizona, United States in 1880. She died on 24 April 1914, in Glenbar, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Glenbar Cemetery, Glenbar, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mons Larson
Elna Olsson Malmstrom
Marriage: 29 June 1853
Betsey Larson
Caroline Larson
Lehi Larson
Alof Larson
Emma Ellen Larson
Parley P Larson
James Moses Larson
Ellen Johanna Larson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1853Hörby, Malmöhus, Sweden
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 6
    Göta Canal opened.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 31
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.

    Name Meaning

    Swedish (Malmström): ornamental name composed of the elements malm ‘sand, gravel’ (a common placename element) or ‘ore’ + ström ‘river’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Elna Malmstrom Larson life sketch

    Elna Ollson “Ellen” Malmstrom Larson Birth: Feb. 13, 1826, Sweden Death: Apr. 24, 1914 Glenbar, Graham County, Arizona, USA The life of my mother, Elna Larson – her maiden name Ellen Malmstrom "Aft …

    Sources (31)

    • Eleanor Larson in household of Mons Larson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Elleen Jensen in entry for Alof Larson, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Ellen Larson in household of Mans Larson, "United States Census, 1870"

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