Johannes "John" Klang

24 September 1872–before 1910 (Age 37)
Erikstad, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life of Johannes "John"

When Johannes "John" Klang was born on 24 September 1872, in Erikstad, Älvsborg, Sweden, his father, Jonas Joelsson Klang, was 28 and his mother, Sofia Jonasdotter, was 28. He married Debbie Belle Norris in 1893, in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died before 1910, in Corning, Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 36.

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Family Time Line

Johannes "John" Klang
1872–1910
Debbie Belle Norris
1875–1954
Marriage: 1893
Lillian May Klang
1894–1970
Charles Joseph Klang
1895–
Joanne Klang
1899–1975
Grace Irene Klang
1902–1974

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1893
Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(4)

    Lillian May Klang

    Female1894–1970Female

    Charles Joseph Klang

    Male1895–Male

    Female1899–1975Female

    Grace Irene Klang

    Female1902–1974Female

Parents and Siblings

    Jonas Joelsson Klang

    Male1844–1923Male

    Sofia Jonasdotter

    Female1843–1903Female

siblings

(8)

    Lars Klang

    Male1868–1942Male

    Anders "Andrew" Klang

    Male1870–1962Male

    Male1872–1910Male

    Augusta Klang

    Female1876–1880Female

    Gustaf Klang

    Male1879–1882Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 1

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Age 12

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: soldier's name from klang ‘clang’, ‘ringing noise’.2 Possibly also German: from an altered and reduced form of the personal name Nikolaus, vernacular form of Greek Nikolaos ( see Nicholas ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Klang, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John in entry for Walter L Eyler and Grace I Kline, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • John Klang, "New York, County Naturalization Records, 1791-1980"

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