Fredrika Mathilda Gustava Larsdotter


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Adolf F. Larson was born October 1851 in Sweden and died November 26, 1907, in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, at age 66. Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Ironwood, Gogebic Co., MI. He is the son of John Swenson and Unknown.

Frederika Mathilda Gustava "Thilda" Larsdotter was born September 17, 1851, in Sweden, and died April 15, 1905, in Ironwood, Gogebic Co., MI, at age 53. Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Ironwood, Gogebic Co., MI. She is the daughter of Lars Fredrik Nilsson of Grebo Parish, Ístergőtland, Sweden, and Gustava Wilhemina Ekman of Asby Parish, Linkőping District of Ístergőtland, Sweden.

Adolf F. Larson and Frederika Mathilda Gustava "Thilda" Larsdotter were married July 3, 1880, in Ishpeming, Marquette Co., MI.

Adolf F. Larson and Frederika Mathilda Gustava "Thilda" (Larsdotter) Larson had one surviving child of seven reported born to Matilda in the 1900 census:

  1. Olga Marie Larson: Born June 11, 1882, in Ishpeming, Marquette Co., MI; Died October 20, 1965, in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL (age 83). Buried in Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery, Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL. Married June 6, 1906, in Ironwood, Gogebic Co., MI, to Karl Ludwig "Carl" Swenson: Born October 25, 1879, in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL; Died January 5, 1956, in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL (age 76). Buried in Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery, Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL.
  2. Unnamed Daughter Larson: Born May 26, 1885, in Ishpeming, Marquette Co., MI; Died May 26, 1885, in Ishpeming, Marquette Co., MI (Stillborn Infant).



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Frederika Mathilda Gustava "Thilda" Larsdotter was born September 17, 1851, in Sweden.

Adolf F. Larson was born October 1851 in Sweden.

In 1873, Adolph Larson emigrated from Sweden to the United States. He eventually became a naturalized United States citizen.

In 1880, Matilda emigrated from Sweden to the United States.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken June 9, 1880, shows Adolph Larson (age 28) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents is an unmarried Miner and is living in a boarding house operated by Sibert Forberg and wife in Ishpeming, Marquette Co., MI.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken June 9, 1880, shows Matilda Larson (age 28) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents is an unmarried Servant living in a boarding house operated by Sibert Forberg and wife in Ishpeming, Marquette Co., MI.

Adolf F. Larson and Frederika Mathilda Gustava "Thilda" Larsdotter were married July 3, 1880, in Ishpeming, Marquette Co., MI.


The Marriage Report for Marquette Co., MI, shows Adolf F. Larson (age 28) born in Sweden, a Miner, and Frederika M. Larson (age 28) born in Sweden, were married July 3, 1880, in Ishpeming by J. F. Berg, Minister. Witnesses were Crobert Firberg and August Bjorling, both of Ishpeming.


Unnamed Daughter Larson was born May 26, 1885, in Ishpeming, Marquette Co., MI.

Unnamed Daughter Larson died May 26, 1885, in Ishpeming, Marquette Co., MI, at age Stillborn Infant.


   

Unnamed Daughter Larson Death Records.


The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 5, 1900, shows Adolph Larson (age 48) born October 1851 in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1873 and a Naturalized citizen is an Iron Ore Worker owning his own home free of a mortgage and is living in the 3rd Ward, City of Ironwood, Gogebic Co., MI. Living with him is his wife of twenty years, Matilda Larson (age 48) born September 1851 in Sweden to Swedish-born parents, and having emigrated in 1880, with 1 of the 7 children born to her still alive. Also living there is his unmarried daughter, Olga Larson (age 17) born June 1882 in Michigan to Swedish-born parents. Also living in the house are two boarders.

Frederika Mathilda Gustava "Thilda" (Larsdotter) Larson died April 15, 1905, in Ironwood, Gogebic Co., MI, at age 53. Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Ironwood, Gogebic Co., MI. 


Ironwood News Record, Ironwood, Gogebic Co., MI, Saturday, April 22, 1905

Mrs. Adolph Larson Dead.

Mrs. Matilda Larson, wife of Adolph F. Larson, died last Friday night at the family residence, 228 McLeod avenue. Deceased was fifty-three years old, and had been a resident of this city for a great many years. The funeral took place yesterday afternoon, and was largely attended. Services were held at the Swedish M. E. Church. Interment was at Riverside cemetery.


Ironwood News Record, Ironwood, Gogebic Co., MI, Saturday, April 29, 1905

Mrs. Adolph Larson Dead.

Those who came here to attend the funeral of the late Mrs. Adolph Larson, held Friday afternoon, mention of whose death was made in these columns last week, were Carl Dahlberg of Chicago, a brother, Mrs. Louis Anderson of St. Paul, a sister, Mrs. Andrew Dahlquist of St. Paul, and Olaus Larson of Waupaca.


Adolf F. Larson died November 26, 1907, in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL, at age 66. Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Ironwood, Gogebic Co., MI. 


Ironwood News Record, Ironwood, Gogebic Co., MI, Saturday, November 30, 1907

Adolph F. Larson.

Adolph F. Larson, for many years a resident of Ironwood, died at Rockford, Ill., on Wednesday. Deceased resided in this city until a few years ago, when he went to Rockford to live with his daughter, Mrs. Ludwig Swensen. Mr. Larson resided at 228 east McLeod avenue, the residence at that number and the brick building adjoining having been built by him many years ago. Mrs. Larson died here some years ago. The remains will arrive in Ironwood today from Rockford, and the funeral will take place Sunday afternoon from the Swedish M. E. Church.


Ironwood News Record, Ironwood, Gogebic Co., MI, Saturday, December 7, 1907

ADDITIONAL LOCAL.

Olaus Larson of Waupaca, Wis., attended the funeral of Adolph Larson last Sunday.


The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 25, 1910, shows Karl L. Swenson (age 30) born in Illinois to Swedish-born parents is a Machine Company Accountant renting his own home for $10/month and is living at 1653 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Ward, City of Rockford, Rockford Twp., Winnebago Co., IL. Living with him is his wife of four years, Olga M. Swenson (age 27) born in Michigan to Swedish-born parents, with the only child born to her still alive. Also living there is his daughter, Verona M. Swenson (age 3) born in Illinois to Illinois and Michigan-born parents.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 14, 1920, shows Karl L. Swenson (age 40) born in Illinois to Swedish-born parents is Secretary-Treasurer of Rockford Lathe & Drill Co. and is living at 1653 Fifth Avenue, 8th Ward, City of Rockford, Rockford Twp., Winnebago Co., IL. Living with him is his wife, Olga M. Swenson (age 37) born in Michigan to Swedish-born parents. Also living there are his two daughters, both born in Illinois to Illinois and Michigan-born parents: Verona M. Swenson (age 12); and Helen Swenson (age 6).

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 11, 1930, shows Karl L. Swenson (age 50) born in Illinois to Swedish-born parents and first married at age 26 does Public Accounting Accounting and owns his own home worth $10,000 and is living at 326 Paris Avenue, 1st Ward, City of Rockford, Rockford Twp., Winnebago Co., IL. Living with him is his wife, Olga M. Swenson (age 47) born in Michigan to Swedish-born parents and first married at age 24. Also living there is his unmarried daughter, Helen Swenson (age 6), born in Illinois to Illinois and Michigan-born parents.