Ludvig Ernstrom

Brief Life History of Ludvig

When Ludvig Ernstrom was born on 20 September 1854, in Brunskog, Värmland, Sweden, his father, Ludvig Marianius Ernstrom, was 31 and his mother, Helena Blomstrom, was 30. He married Julie Marie Olsen on 31 July 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Eidskog, Hedmark, Norway in 1865 and Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. In 1866, at the age of 12, his occupation is listed as cabinet maker. He died on 15 September 1933, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Ludvig Ernstrom
Augusta Matilda Andersson
Marriage: 20 April 1892
Flora Augusta Ernstrom
Elvera Helena Ernstrom
Carl Ludvig Ernstrom
Ruth Christine Ernstrom
George Rudolph Ernstrom
Henry Adolph Ernstrom
Willard Linnea Ernstrom
James Paul Ernstrom

Sources (54)

  • Ludvig Ludvigsen in household of Ludvig Ernstrøm, "Norway Census, 1865"
  • Ludwig Ernstrom, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Ludvig Ernstrom, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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1870 · The South Cottonwood Post Office

The South Cottonwood Post Office was established in 1870.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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

Swedish (Fernström): ornamental name composed of the elements fern, probably from placenames containing fär(n) (e.g. from färne ‘water horsetail, Equisetum fluviatile’) + ström ‘stream, river’.

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

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