Aaron Gustaf Oman

1 July 1840–14 July 1916 (Age 76)
Algutsrum, Kalmar, Sweden

The Life Summary of Aaron Gustaf

When Aaron Gustaf Oman was born on 1 July 1840, in Algutsrum, Kalmar, Sweden, his father, Peter Nilsson Oman, was 34 and his mother, Anna Maria Tobiæsdotter, was 35. He married Ane Elsebeth Jensdatter on 4 November 1861, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1861. He registered for military service in 1867. He died on 14 July 1916, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Aaron Gustaf Oman
Ane Elsebeth Jensdatter
Marriage: 4 November 1861
Aaron Nelson Oman
Andrew Peter Oman
Anne Elizabeth Oman
Antomina Oman
John William Oman
Daniel Oman
Cyrus Oman
James Larsen Oman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1861Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 7
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nels, Sven, Erik, Kerstin, Obert.Swedish (also Öman): ornamental name from Swedish ö ‘island’ + man ‘man’, in some cases adopted as a topographic name by someone who lived on an island.Scottish and English: from the Old Norse personal name Ámundi, rarely perhaps from Hámundr. The second element is mund ‘hand’; the first is uncertain, but in some cases may be há(r) ‘high’. This name is now also found in Ireland.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Peter & Anna Maria Nilsson (Oman)

    Anna Maria was born on the island of Oland, just off the south eastern coast of Sweden. She was born December 13, 1804 to Tobias and Helena Persson in Algutsrum, Kalmar, Sweden. She married P …

    Sources (44)

    • 1880 Census Aron Aman, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Aaron Gustav Oman, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • 1916 Burial - Military - Aaron Oman, "Utah, Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966"

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