Maria Christiana Söderström

16 March 1836–22 February 1923 (Age 86)
Tofteryd, Jönköping, Sweden

The Life Summary of Maria Christiana

When Maria Christiana Söderström was born on 16 March 1836, in Tofteryd, Jönköping, Sweden, her father, Johannes Söderström, was 27 and her mother, Stina Cajsa Tursie, was 26. She married John William Bohman on 31 October 1857, in Björsäter, Östergötland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 22 February 1923, in Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Bohman
Maria Christiana Söderström
Marriage: 31 October 1857
August William Bohman
Augusta Emelia Bohman
Charles John Ephraim Bohman
Alma Fretiof Bohman
Hulda Christiana Bohman
Gideon Nickolas Bohman
Emma Catherine Bohman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1857Björsäter, Östergötland, Sweden
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 12
    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 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    A name derived from Mapia, one of the Greek forms of Miriam. Maria is found as a male name as well as a female name. Viscount Montague, of Cowdray, Sussex, who succeeded to the title as second viscount, was christened Anthony Maria Browne. In Camden's Remains (p. 44), referred to in Delicie Literarise, occurs Thomas Maria Wingfield; and there was also a Sir Edward Maria Wingfield. The name appears to have been adopted in the latter family from Mary, daughter of Henry VIII. Compare Notes and Queries 5th S. ii. 73, 316, 478. Marie is frequently found as a male name in France and in other parts of the Continent.

    Story Highlight

    History of John William Bohman and Marea Christiana Soderstom

    History of John William Bohman and his wife Marea Christiana Soderstom My Grandfather, John William Bohman, was the son of Johan (John) Bohman and Maria Christina Gevert Bohman. He was born in Gotaf …

    Sources (40)

    • Mary C Bouman in household of William Bouman, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Maria C Suderstrom in entry for Gideon Bohman and Maria Louise Tengberg, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Maria Sudenstrom in entry for Augusta Emelia Bohman Collings, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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