Carl Andersson

1833–1916 (Age 83)
Alingsås, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life of Carl

When Carl Andersson was born on 4 April 1833, in Alingsås, Älvsborg, Sweden, his father, Anders Gustaf Eliasson, was 27 and his mother, Anna Christina Larsdotter, was 37. He married Anna Britta Andersson on 5 July 1857, in Östad, Älvsborg, Sweden. He lived in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 19 November 1916, in Millville, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Carl Andersson
Anna Britta Andersson
Marriage: 5 July 1857

Spouse & Children

5 July 1857
Östad, Älvsborg, Sweden

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 15

The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.

Age 30

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Andrew Eliason

ACROSS THE PLAINS IN 1863 Taken from Heart Throbs of the West by Kate B. Carter. Volume 4. On the vast estate called "Ennerkulen" near a beautiful lake, lived Andrew Eliason and his three sons, …

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Eliason, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charley Eliason, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • PMR CLERICAL SURVEY: FHL 84,807 Page 312 Image 332 (1835-1847) Enerkullen, Björkekärrs Rote, Alingsås Lands Parish, Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860;

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