Lars Johan Carlson

26 January 1853–12 January 1945 (Age 91)
Yxtorp, Lännäs, Örebro, Sweden

The Life Summary of Lars Johan

When Lars Johan Carlson was born on 26 January 1853, in Yxtorp, Lännäs, Örebro, Sweden, his father, Carl Olsson, was 37 and his mother, Brita Catarina 'Cajsa' Nilsdotter, was 40. He married Christina Erickson on 3 January 1884, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 12 January 1945, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lars Johan Carlson
1853–1945
Christina Erickson
1859–1948
Marriage: 3 January 1884
John Albin Carlson
1884–1932
Carl Christian Carlson
1887–1927
Jennie Christine Carlson
1891–1960
Alberta Carlson
1898–1958

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 January 1884Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 6
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    1863
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1877 · Logan's First Stake is Formed
    Age 24
    Eighteen years after the first ward was established and the population of the valley increased exponentially, the first Stake was established.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Carlsson

    Sources (22)

    • L J Carlson in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • L. J. Carlson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • L J Carlson in entry for Arlo Charles Shurtliff and Alberta Carlson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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