Nils Malmgren

Male28 March 1845–22 June 1933

Brief Life History of Nils

When Nils Malmgren was born on 28 March 1845, in Katslösa, Ljunit, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Carl Olsson Malmgren, was 31 and his mother, Bengta Grönvall, was 18. He married Fredrika Petersson on 11 November 1877, in Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Canton Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. In 1900, at the age of 55, his occupation is listed as blacksmith in Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States. He died on 22 June 1933, in Lewistown Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nils Malmgren
Fredrika Petersson
Marriage: 11 November 1877
Karl Johan Malmgren
Janne Herman Malmgren
Beatrice Amalia Malmgren
Ernest Malmgren
Edward Theodore Malmgren
Roy Fingle Malmgren

Sources (17)

  • Nels Malgren, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nels Malmgren, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Nels Malmgren, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 November 1877Sweden
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

    Age 3

    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 23

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Britt, Erland, Sven.

    Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements malm ‘sand, gravel’ (a common placename element) or ‘ore’ + gren ‘branch’.

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

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