Matilda Ephramina Okerlund

14 October 1860–10 July 1937 (Age 76)
Torrlösa, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Matilda Ephramina

When Matilda Ephramina Okerlund was born on 14 October 1860, in Torrlösa, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Ole Jeppsson Okerlund Sr, was 31 and her mother, Bengta Pehrsdotter Carlsson, was 28. She married Wilford Ivie on 23 February 1881, in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 10 July 1937, in Aurora, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Aurora, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilford Ivie
Matilda Ephramina Okerlund
Marriage: 23 February 1881
Eva Vilate Ivie
Wilford Boyd Ivie
Ilah Mabel Ivie
Doyle Ivie
Dee Loran Ivie
Quay Ivie

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 February 1881Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings



    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency
    Age 13
    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 21
    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

    Altered form of Swedish Åkerlund, an ornamental namecomposed of the elements åker ‘field’ + lund ‘grove’.

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

    Sources (22)

    • Matilda Ivie in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Matilda Ivia in household of Willford Ivia, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Matilda Oakerland in entry for Quay Ivie and Drucilla Harward, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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