Maija Cajsa "Mary" Jansdotter

25 January 1825–2 September 1897 (Age 72)
Värmland, Sweden

The Life Summary of Maija Cajsa "Mary"

When Maija Cajsa "Mary" Jansdotter was born on 25 January 1825, in Värmland, Sweden, her father, Jan Nilsson, was 53 and her mother, Maria Jonsdotter, was 33. She married Jonas Otterstrom on 9 November 1845, in Nyed, Värmland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 2 September 1897, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonas Otterstrom
Maija Cajsa "Mary" Jansdotter
Marriage: 9 November 1845
Johan Otterstrom
Stina Marie Otterstrom
John Henry Otterstrom
Augusta Otterstrom
Augusta Kajsa Otterstrom
Josephine Otterstrom
Louisa Otterstrom
Joseph Otterstrom
Caroline Otterstrom
Brigham Otterstrom

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 November 1845Nyed, Värmland, Sweden
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    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 7
    Göta Canal opened.
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    See Maya .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (38)

    • Marie Otterstrom in household of Jonas Otterstrom, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Marie in entry for Josephine Cramer, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Mary K Otterson in household of Jonas Otterson, "United States Census, 1860"

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