Helena Sophia Bergren

14 September 1831–11 July 1912 (Age 80)

The Life Summary of Helena Sophia

When Helena Sophia Bergren was born on 14 September 1831, in Sweden, her father, Jonas Andersson Berggren, was 46 and her mother, Maria Christina Osterman, was 27. She married Carl Oscar Eugene Charles Rundquist on 22 September 1860. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1866. She died on 11 July 1912, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Oscar Eugene Charles Rundquist
Helena Sophia Bergren
Marriage: 22 September 1860
Charles Augustus Rundquist
Lena Christina Charles
Emma Sophia Rundqvist
Frans Jonas Charles
John Albert Charles
Ellen Maria Charles
Emily Elizabeth Rundquist
Anna Louise Charles

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 September 1860
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Göta Canal opened.
    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 1
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    Age 32
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Swedish Berggren .

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

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    Sources (13)

    • S Lyndia Lundquist in household of Charles Lundquist, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Clara in entry for Charles Augustus Rundquist, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Sofia Rundquist in household of Ephraim Fowler, "United States Census, 1910"

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