Oliva Maria Löfdahl

Brief Life History of Oliva Maria

When Oliva Maria Löfdahl was born on 2 October 1841, in Malmö Caroli, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Olof Jonsson Löfdahl, was 28 and her mother, Carolina Malmsten, was 37. She married Olof Anderson Andelin on 10 February 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1865 and lived in Richfield Election Precinct, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1900 and Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 8 June 1921, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Olof Anderson Andelin
Oliva Maria Löfdahl
Marriage: 10 February 1866
Olof Wilhelm Andelin
Olive Andelin
Olive Andelina Parson
Herman August Andelin
Amanda Melvina Andelin
Mary Ann Andelin
Ordina Henrietta Andelin
Cordelia Andelin
Willard Joseph Andelin

Sources (39)

  • Maria Andeline in household of Anders Anderson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Oliva Maria Lofdahl - Individual or family possessions: birth: 2 October 1841; Bjereshög, Malmöhus, Sweden
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 - Ancestry.com

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1848 · The March Unrest

The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Lovdahl .

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

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Short Sketch of the Life of Maria Lofdahl Andelin (Compelte)

1865 (age 23), Andelin, Maria Lofdahl (Sweden) I was born 2nd October 1841, Malmo, Skone, Sweden. Father's name is Olaf Lofdahl, born in 1812 in Malmo, Skone, Sweden. Mother's name Caroline Malmsten, …

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