Carolina Erlandsdotter

3 August 1836–26 October 1913 (Age 77)
Brålanda, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life Summary of Carolina

When Carolina Erlandsdotter was born on 3 August 1836, in Brålanda, Älvsborg, Sweden, her father, Erland Jönsson, was 34 and her mother, Maria Olofsdotter, was 30. She married Anders Olson on 18 June 1863, in Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1863 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 26 October 1913, in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Olson
Carolina Erlandsdotter
Marriage: 18 June 1863
John Olson
Andrew Olson
Matilda Olson
Carolina Olson
Joseph Andrew Olson
Anna Maria Olson
Sophia Elizabeth Olsen
Johanna Olson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 June 1863Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 12
    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.
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Variant of Caroline , in some cases probably chosen with reference to the states of North and South Carolina in the U.S., which were named in honour of Charles II .

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

    Sources (25)

    • Carolina Olsen in household of Christofsker Olsen, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Caroline in entry for Johanna P. Olson Gillespie, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Caroline Olsen in household of Andrew Olsen, "United States Census, 1870"

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