Alma Mattson

Female5 February 1874–30 July 1943

Brief Life History of Alma

When Alma Mattson was born on 5 February 1874, in Bräkne-Hoby, Blekinge, Sweden, her father, Mans Olsson, was 44 and her mother, Sissa Olasdr, was 44. She married Emil Claus Carlson on 18 March 1899, in Marquette, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Munising, Alger, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Calumet, Houghton, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died on 30 July 1943, in Shelton, Mason, Washington, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Shelton Memorial Park, Shelton, Mason, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emil Claus Carlson
Alma Mattson
Marriage: 18 March 1899
Ruth Esther Carlson
Claude Walter Carlson
Pearl Mildred Carlson
Americk George Carlson
Wright Helbert Carlson
Violet Ruth Carlson
Thornetta J Carlson
Gladys L Carlson
Gilbert Marvin Carlson
William Charles Carlson
Luella Adara Carlson

Sources (21)

  • E*mn Carlson in household of Emil Carlson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alma Mansson - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Alma Monson
  • Alma Mattson, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 March 1899Marquette, Michigan, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    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.

    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

    Age 5

    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 22

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Mattsson .

    Americanized form of Danish and Norwegian Mattsen and Madsen , cognates of 1.

    English (mainly Yorkshire and Derbyshire): variant of Matson .

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

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