When Pehr Olof Holmgren was born on 20 September 1838, in Hedvig Eleonora, Stockholm, Sweden, his father, Nils Peter Holmgren, was 28 and his mother, Charlotta Wilhelmina Lundqvist, was 31. He married Johanna Jansdotter Westergren on 30 December 1864, in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 12 January 1897, in Bear River City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Bear River City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Thor, Bjorn, Iver, Nils, Nyman.
Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements holm ‘island’ (possibly from a placename) + gren ‘branch’.
Per Olof Holmgren was born in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, 20 September 1838. His father was a Liveryman, Nils Peter Holmgren, and his mother was Charlotta Wilhelmina Lundquist. His father …
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