Anders Alfred Carlson

2 May 1855–23 April 1951 (Age 95)
Rinkaby, Örebro, Sweden

The Life Summary of Anders Alfred

When Anders Alfred Carlson was born on 2 May 1855, in Rinkaby, Örebro, Sweden, his father, Carl Johan Anderson, was 28 and his mother, Carolina Glanzelius, was 28. He married Anna Sophia Nygren on 18 November 1877, in Västerås, Västmanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Alta, Teton, Wyoming, United States for about 10 years and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 23 April 1951, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Alfred Carlson
Anna Sophia Nygren
Marriage: 18 November 1877
Anna Alfrida Carlson
Alfred Emanuel Carlson
Alma Matilda Carlson
Ada Sophia Carlson
Anna Carolina Karlson
Carl August Carlson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1877Västerås, Västmanland, Sweden
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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries - 1869: Uinta, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Uinta, Wyoming, United States
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 26
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Lennart, Nils, Sven, Helmer, Iver, Berger, Erland, Lars, Anders, Evald.Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Carlsson or Karlsson . This is also an Americanized form of the Norwegian and Danish cognates Carlsen and Karlsen . Compare Charlson .German: variant of Karlson and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. This surname is also found in Britain, possibly to be associated first with immigration of German miners into Cumberland in the 16th century.

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

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    Told to me Alicia Butler Jensen great granddaughter, by Jay Lane Butler and James Wilson. T. Ross Wilson, Bob Griggs, and Anders Carlson were hunting in Wyoming, what is now Grand Teton National Park …

    Sources (27)

    • Andus A Carlson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Andrew L. Carlson in entry for Carl August Carlson and Mary Leah Waddell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Anders Alfred Carlson in entry for Ada Carlson Moseley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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