Oscar Carlson

Male18 December 1850–15 February 1910

Brief Life History of Oscar

When Oscar Carlson was born on 18 December 1850, in Sweden, his father, Carl Jacobson, was 30 and his mother, Eva Christina Larsdotter, was 30. He married Nellie Nelson on 1 April 1877, in Warren, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Mirage Township, Kearney, Nebraska, United States for about 5 years. He died on 15 February 1910, in Axtell, Kearney, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Bethany Cemetery, Axtell, Kearney, Nebraska, United States.

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Oscar Carlson
Nellie Nelson
Marriage: 1 April 1877
Nettie Caroline Carlson
Clifford Emanuel Carlson
Herbert Leander Carlson
Edna Mathilda Carlson
Ernest William Carlson
Sieford Walfred Carlson
Harold Emanuel Carlson

Sources (6)

  • Carlson, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Oscar Carlson, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Oscar Carlson in entry for Herbert L Carlson, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 April 1877Warren, Illinois, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.


    Age 13

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

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 16

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Lennart, Nils, Sven, Helmer, Iver, Berger, Erland, Lars, Anders, Evald.

    Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Carlsson or Karlsson . This is also an Americanized form of the Norwegian and Danish cognates Carlsen and Karlsen . Compare Charlson .

    German: variant of Karlson and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. This surname is also found in Britain, possibly to be associated first with immigration of German miners into Cumberland in the 16th century.

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

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