Caroline Catharine Olsson

24 September 1847–2 September 1934 (Age 86)
Lund, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Caroline Catharine

When Caroline Catharine Olsson was born on 24 September 1847, in Lund, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Ake Olsson, was 31 and her mother, Hanna Nilsdotter, was 31. She married Andrew Hanson on 28 September 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 daughters. She died on 2 September 1934, in Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Andrew Hanson
Caroline Catharine Olsson
Marriage: 28 September 1867
Elida Caroline Hanson
Emmelina Hanson
Agnes Eugenia Hanson
Emma Christina Hanson
Maude Hannah Hanson
Ellen Louise Hanson

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World Events (8)

1848 · The March Unrest
Age 1
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.
Age 16
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 23
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Olaf ( see Olsen ).2 German (Eastphalia): patronymic from a short form of the personal name Ulrich .

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

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Biography of Caroline Olsson Hanson

Caroline Olsson was born in Lund, Sweden Sept. 24, 1847. She was the only child and daughter of Hannah Nilsson and Oke Olasson. At the age of 14 years they left Sweden for Liverpool, England and fro …

Sources (33)

  • Caroline Hansen in household of Andrew Hansen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Caroline Hanson in household of Andrew Hanson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Caroline Hansen in household of J William Nibley, "United States Census, 1930"

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