Johan Peter Wretberg

15 May 1822–22 July 1892 (Age 70)
Yxnerum, Östergötland, Sweden

The Life Summary of Johan Peter

When Johan Peter Wretberg was born on 15 May 1822, in Yxnerum, Östergötland, Sweden, his father, Bengt Benedictus Wredberg, was 34 and his mother, Johanna Lindquist, was 21. He married Sofia Charlotta Sandberg on 22 November 1846, in Göteborgs Garnisonsförsamling, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. In 1880, at the age of 58, his occupation is listed as bishop of a congregation for church of jesus christ of latter-day saints (ward) in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 22 July 1892, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johan Peter Wretberg
Maria Katrina Olofsdotter
Marriage: 16 October 1876
Gustaf Emanuel Wretberg
Hannah Cecelia Wretberg
Annie Marie Wretberg
John Ephriam Wretberg
Emma Matilda Wretberg
David Wretberg

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 10
    Göta Canal opened.
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Older Scottish spelling of Joan , which was traditionally pronounced as two syllables.

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

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    Sources (37)

    • John Wretberg, "United States Census, 1880"
    • John P Wretberg in entry for Gustave Emanuel Wretberg, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Birth of Carl Emil, son of Johan Peter Wredberg and Sofia Charlotta Sandberg, born 6 March 1847, Chr. 9 March 1847 in Göteborgs Garnisonsförsamling

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