Sven Månsson Lövendahl

4 November 1833–11 August 1895 (Age 61)
Matteröd, Kristianstad, Sweden

The Life Summary of Sven

When Sven Månsson Lövendahl was born on 4 November 1833, in Matteröd, Kristianstad, Sweden, his father, Måns Tufvesson, was 33 and his mother, Sissela Andersdotter, was 29. He married Jensine Laursdatter in 1854. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 11 August 1895, in Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Sven Månsson Lövendahl
Jensine Laursdatter
Marriage: 1854
Christian Richard Lovendahl
Makcimus Lovendahl
Lorena C Lovendahl
Anna Lovendahl

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 15
    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.
    1851 · The First Schoolhouse in Murray
    Age 18
    A small, single room, adobe schoolhouse was built in Murray was built in 1851. A centrally located stove was used for heat. During the cold months, the students sat near the stove according to their age with the youngest children nearest the heat. Helen Holmes was the school's first teacher.

    Name Meaning

    from the Old Norse byname Sveinn ‘boy, lad’. It is now also used occasionally in England, perhaps with reference to the England (football team) coach, Sven Göran Eriksson ( b. 1948 ), and in the United States.

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Swen Lovendahl, "United States Census, 1880"
    • F. M. Lovendahl in entry for Christian Lovendahl and Rose Hansen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Swin M Lovendahl in entry for Anna Anderberg, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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