Mathilda Johannisson

1851–1917 (Age 65)
Ryssby, Kronoberg, Sweden

The Life of Mathilda

When Mathilda Johannisson was born on 28 November 1851, in Ryssby, Kronoberg, Sweden, her father, Sven Johan Johannisson, was 39 and her mother, Catrina Svensson Or Svensdotter, was 38. She married William Henry Perkes on 21 February 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 April 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mathilda Johannisson
1851–1917
William Henry Perkes
1838–1900
Marriage: 21 February 1876
Charles Henry Perkes
1876–1947
Emma Charlotte Perkes
1878–1945
William Adrian Perkes
1879–1940
Matilda Catrina Perkes
1882–1965
Ernest Lowe Perkes
1886–1958
Arthur Josiah Perkes
1890–1936

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
21 February 1876
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1852

Age 1

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.
1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 19

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.

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Builder of cobblestone walls

I was born on November 28, 1851 at Vastraby torp (farms), Sweden. This small town is located on the southern tip of Sweden halfway between the west and east coasts of Sweden, southwest of Stockholm a …

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Sources (3)

  • Matilda J Perkes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha Perks in household of William H Perks, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Matilda J. Perkes, "United States Census, 1900"

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