John Neils Beckstrom

4 June 1851–3 June 1928 (Age 76)
Tarstad, Tirup, Rönneberg, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of John Neils

When John Neils Beckstrom was born on 4 June 1851, in Tarstad, Tirup, Rönneberg, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Håkan James Beckström, was 30 and his mother, Fredrica Eleonora Ekelund, was 26. He married Maren Kirstine Pedersen Hansen on 5 April 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Malmö, Malmö Slott, Malmöhus, Sweden in 1851. He died on 3 June 1928, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Neils Beckstrom
Maren Kirstine Pedersen Hansen
Marriage: 5 April 1875
John Alexander Beckstrom
Mary Eleanora Beckstrom
Caroline Isabelle Beckstrom
William Charles Beckstrom
Clara Elizabeth Beckstrom
James Hansen Beckstrom
Emma Jane Beckstrom
Archibald Beckstrom
Franklin Leroy Beckstrom
Anna Matilda Beckstrom
Pearl Estella Beckstrom
George Leon Beckstrom

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 April 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 21
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Swedish (Beckström): variant of Bäckström (see Backstrom 1) and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Excerpts from William C. Beckstrom's Journal

    BLUE JOURNAL On the southeast corner of 700 East and 1st North stands a two room adobe house where I was born on the fifth day of June 1882, just one day after my father’s 31st birthday. My father, …

    Sources (52)

    • John Beckstrom, "United States Census, 1880"
    • John M Beckstrom in entry for George Reynolds Warner and Isabell B Thomas, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John N Beckstrom in entry for James Hansen Beckstrom, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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