Swen Carlsson

16 February 1829–31 May 1902 (Age 73)

The Life Summary of Swen

When Swen Carlsson was born on 16 February 1829, in Sweden, his father, Carl Jönsson, was 53 and his mother, Boel Andersdotter, was 31. He married Bengta Bengston Larsdotter on 17 December 1852, in Asmundtorp, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 31 May 1902, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Swen Carlsson
Johanna Charlotte Hammer
Marriage: 1 December 1865
Nephi Carlson
Charlotta Carlson
Charles Richard Carlson
Amanda Carlson
Moses Herman Carlson
George Barton Carlson
Oliver Carlson
Edna Carlson
Ernest Carlson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    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 3
    Göta Canal opened.
    Age 23
    Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Bjorn, Sven, Anders, Erik, Nils, Britt, Mats, Owe, Siw. German Hans, Katharina, Ulrika.Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Carl . In North America, this surname may also be an altered form of the variant Karlsson . Compare Carlson .

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

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    Story Highlight


    Child 4 -A brief Biography of Mrs. R. M. (Bettie Mary Carlson ) Jenson written by her daughter Leona Jenson. Bettie Mary Carlson Jenson, the daughter of the late Swen Carlson and Bengta Bengtson Carls …

    Sources (39)

    • Swen Carlsen, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Swen Carlson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Senon Carlson in entry for Otto Fredrick Fischer and Amanda Krepser, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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