Elna Pehrsdotter

5 October 1819–12 March 1899 (Age 79)
Torreberga, Nefvishög, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Elna

When Elna Pehrsdotter was born on 5 October 1819, in Torreberga, Nefvishög, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Pehr Larsson, was 31 and her mother, Elna Hansdotter, was 28. She married Peter Yorganson about 1857. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 12 March 1899, in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Yorganson
Elna Pehrsdotter
Marriage: about 1857
Soren Peter Jorgensson
Anna Matilda Jorgensson
Nels Peter Jorgensson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1857
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    Age 13
    Göta Canal opened.
    Age 27
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Of uncertain origin and meaning; possibly a variant of Alva .

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

    Sources (6)

    • Elsy Yorgensen in household of Peter Yorgensen, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elsa Larson in entry for Anna Matilda Yorganson Carter, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Allice Yergson in household of Peter Yergson, "United States Census, 1880"

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