Christina Hockinson Blomdahl

21 January 1855–27 March 1886 (Age 31)
Malmö Caroli, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Christina Hockinson

When Christina Hockinson Blomdahl was born on 21 January 1855, in Malmö Caroli, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Anders Håkansson, was 35 and her mother, Mary Pehrson, was 34. She married Peter Gillespie Martin on 27 March 1872, in Lake View, Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 27 March 1886, at the age of 31, and was buried in Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Gillespie Martin
Christina Hockinson Blomdahl
Marriage: 27 March 1872
Peter Hockinson Martin
Mary Bell Martin
William Hockinson Martin
Andrew Hockinson Martin
Martha Ann Martin
Moses Hockinson Martin
Hyrum Hockinson Martin
Joseph Hockinson Martin
Christina Martin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 March 1872Lake View, Tooele, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 8
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Simplified form of Latin Christiana, feminine form of Christianus ( see Christian ), or a Latinized form of Middle English Christin ‘Christian’ (Old English christen, from Latin).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Sources (10)

    • Chastie Martin in household of Peter Martin, "United States Census, 1880"
    • ArkivDigital: Malmö Caroli (M) CI:10 1827 Kersti Blomdahl birth and christening record 1855
    • Christine Hockinson in entry for Andrew Hockinson Martin, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"

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