Gustava Amelia Lundström

Brief Life History of Gustava Amelia

When Gustava Amelia Lundström was born on 17 February 1836, in Skurup, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Niels Henry Lundstrom, was 33 and her mother, Christina Svensson, was 23. She married Nils Månsson Capson on 5 February 1854. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1855. She died on 16 August 1914, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Gunnison Cemetery, Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nils Månsson Capson
1816–1863
Gustava Amelia Lundström
1836–1914
Marriage: 5 February 1854
Mary Magdalene Capson
1856–1951
Sarah Christina Capson
1858–1916
Emma Ulricka Capson
1862–1945

Sources (24)

  • Justina Madsen in household of Christian A Madsen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961
  • Gustava Amelia Capson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1848 · The March Unrest

The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.

1859

Historical Boundaries: 1859: Millard, Utah Territory, United States 1862: Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Sanpete, Utah, United States

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lennart, Lars, Arlis, Bertel, Elof, Johan, Ove.

Swedish (Lundström): ornamental name composed of theelements lund ‘grove’ + ström ‘river’.

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

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