Christina Erika Forsgren

26 April 1820–21 February 1906 (Age 85)
Gävle, Gävleborg, Sweden

The Life Summary of Christina Erika

When Christina Erika Forsgren was born on 26 April 1820, in Gävle, Gävleborg, Sweden, her father, Johan Olof Forsgren, was 26 and her mother, Anna Christina Eriksdotter Hjelm, was 33. She married William Black Davis on 20 February 1854, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 21 February 1906, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Black Davis
1795–1883
Christina Erika Forsgren
1820–1906
Marriage: 20 February 1854
Abraham Peter Davis
1855–1907
Elizabeth Davis
1857–
Oliver Fredrick Davis
1858–1929
George William Davis
1861–1923

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 February 1854Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    1832
    Age 12
    Göta Canal opened.
    1846
    Age 26
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Tor.Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements fors‘waterfall’ + gren ‘branch’.

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

    Story Highlight

    A HISTORY OF THE SCANDINAVIAN LDS MISSION, TO THE YEAR 1900

    THE GOSPEL IN SCANDINAVIA by Janne Mattson Sjodahl, published in 1900 Transcribed in 2014, by J.W. Christensen [Note: This article, originally written by a "J.M. Sjodahl," was transcribed from a per …

    Sources (23)

    • Erica Davis in household of Peter Fasgrin, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Christine Forsgreen in entry for George William Davis, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Christina Davis in household of William Davis, "United States Census, 1870"

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