Anders Magnus Josephson

14 April 1824–18 April 1880 (Age 56)
Norra Ljunga, Jönköping, Sweden

The Life Summary of Anders Magnus

When Anders Magnus Josephson was born on 14 April 1824, in Norra Ljunga, Jönköping, Sweden, his father, Nils Josephson, was 35 and his mother, Stina Greta Andersdotter, was 26. He married Anna Anderson on 15 July 1863, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 18 April 1880, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Magnus Josephson
Anna Anderson
Marriage: 15 July 1863
Anna Olivia Josephson
Andrew Joseph Josephson
Ephriam Magnus Josephson
Christena Josephine Josephson
Emma Charlotte Josephson
Nephi Josephson
Alma Josephson
Anna Mary Josephson
Josephine Christine Josephson
Hulda Clara Josephson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 July 1863Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 8
    Göta Canal opened.
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Josefsson or Josephsson: patronymic from the personal name Josef, Joseph . In Sweden the surname Josephson is mainly of Jewish origin (see 3 below).Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Josefsen and Josephsen , cognates of 1.Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Joseph with the German element -sohn ‘son’.

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

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    Immigrated on the John J. Boyd

    More Sharing Services "DEPARTURE. -- The packet ship John J. Boyd, Captain J. H. Thomas, sailed for New York on the 30th ultimo, with 767 souls of the Saints on board. The company was organized the sa …

    Sources (15)

    • Andrew Mandel Josephson in entry for Joseph Josephson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • 1870 Census Andres and Anna Josephson
    • Anders Magnus Josephson in entry for Hulda Clara Josephson Wight, "Utah, Brigham City Family History Center, Obituary Collection, 1930-2015"

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