Wilhelmina Swenson

3 January 1836–10 April 1921 (Age 85)

The Life Summary of Wilhelmina

When Wilhelmina Swenson was born on 3 January 1836, in Sweden, her father, Paul Svensson, was 31 and her mother, Ann Catharine Petersen, was 21. She married Johan Bernhard Hesse on 16 August 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1860 and lived in Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880 and Canyon, Idaho, United States in 1920. She died on 10 April 1921, in Kuna, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Johan Bernhard Hesse
Wilhelmina Swenson
Marriage: 16 August 1869
Henry Bernhard Hesse
Mary Wilhelmina Hesse
Birdie Ann Hesse

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 August 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 12
    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 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    1 Swedish or Americanized spelling of Danish and Norwegian Svensen, or Americanized spelling of Swedish Sven(s)son ( see Svendsen ).2 English: patronymic from Swain .

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

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    Liverpool to New York 28 Apr 1864 - 3 Jun 1864

    A Compilation of General Voyage Notes "DEPARTURE. -- We had the pleasure of clearing the ship Monarch of the Sea (Captain Kirkaldy) for the port of New York, on Tuesday, the 26th instant. This ship w …

    Sources (20)

    • Wilhelmina Hesse in household of Constant Thueson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Willhelmina Bernard in household of John Bernard, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Wilhelmina Hesse in household of John B Hesse, "United States Census, 1880"

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