James Carlson

19 September 1853–13 May 1926 (Age 72)
Rönneberga, Asmundtorp, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of James

When James Carlson was born on 19 September 1853, in Rönneberga, Asmundtorp, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Swen Carlsson, was 24 and his mother, Bengta Bengston Larsdotter, was 27. He married Caroline Jensen on 14 February 1876. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 13 May 1926, at the age of 72, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Carlson
Caroline Jensen
Marriage: 14 February 1876
Ezra James Carlson
Ida Caroline Carlson
Betty Elease Carlson
Anne Carlson
Raymond Wilford Carlson
Joseph Carlson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 February 1876
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 6
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 22
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Lennart, Nils, Sven, Helmer, Iver, Berger, Erland, Lars, Anders, Evald.Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Carlsson or Karlsson . This is also an Americanized form of the Norwegian and Danish cognates Carlsen and Karlsen . Compare Charlson .German: variant of Karlson and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. This surname is also found in Britain, possibly to be associated first with immigration of German miners into Cumberland in the 16th century.

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

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    Story Highlight

    According to a brief biographical sketch on findagrave.com, James Carlson emigrated from Sweden at the age of six with his parents, three-year old brother, and five-week old sister in 1853. For a SUP …

    Sources (18)

    • James Carlson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • James Carlson in entry for Elease Carlson Adams, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • James Carlson, "United States Census, 1900"

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