Lars Fredrik Nilsson


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Lars Fredrik Nilsson was born April 29, 1820, in Bjőrkekrog, Grebo Parish, Östergőtland, Sweden, and died June 24, 1870, in Varna Parish, Östergőtland, Sweden, at age 50. He is the son of Nils Larsson of Björkelid, Björsäter, Östergötland, Sweden, and Greta Cajsa Persdotter of Grebo, Östergötland, Sweden.

Gustava Wilhelmina Ekman was born March 11, 1825, in Asby Parish, Linkőping District of Östergőtland, Sweden, and died November 22, 1896, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Louis Anderson and Amanda Albertina (Larsdotter) (Dahlberg) Anderson, St. Paul, Ramsey Co., MN, at age 71. She is the daughter of Lars Unknown of Sweden, and Eva Helena Molsson of Sweden.

Lars Fredrik Nilsson and Gustava Wilhelmina Ekman were married March 24, 1844, in Sweden.

Lars Fredrik Nilsson and Gustava Wilhelmina (Ekman) Nilsson had seven children:

  1. Nils Johan Alfred Larsson: Born February 21, 1845, in Varna Parish, Ostergotland, Sweden; Died January 14, 1849, in Varna Parish, Ostergotland, Sweden (age 3).
  2. Catarina Olivia Wilhelmina Larsdotter: Born January 25, 1848, in Varna Parish, Ostergotland, Sweden; Died August 6, 1906, in Farmington Twp., Waupaca Co., WI (age 58). Buried in Salem (Old Swede) Cemetery, Farmington Twp., Waupaca Co., WI. Married May 13, 1874, in Marquette, Marquette Co., MI, to Olaus Larsson: Born April 23, 1851, in Fröbbestorp, Torsas, Kalmar lan, Småland, Sweden; Died November 11, 1920, in Farmington Twp., Waupaca, WI (age 69). Buried in Salem (Old Swede) Cemetery, Farmington Twp., Waupaca Co., WI.
  3. Fredrika Mathilda Gustava Larsdotter: Born September 17, 1851, in Sweden; Died April 15, 1905, in Ironwood, Gogebic Co., MI (age 53). Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Ironwood, Gogebic Co., MI. Married July 3, 1880, in Ishpeming, Marquette Co., MI, to Adolph F. Larson: Born October 1851 in Sweden; Died November 26, 1907, in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL (age 66). Buried in Riverside Cemetery, Ironwood, Gogebic Co., MI.  
  4. Anders Fredrik Leonhard Larsson: (a. k. a. Frederick Andrew Dahlquist) Born November 30, 1853, in Sweden; Died December 4, 1915, in St. Paul, MN (age 62). Married about 1887 in St. Paul, Ramsey Co., MN, to Emma C. Anderson: Born July 1865 in Sweden; Died June 28, 1941, in St. Paul, Ramsey Co., MN (age 75).
  5. Carl Johan Alfred Larsson: (a.k.a. Charles Larson Dahlberg) Born August 16, 1856, in Sweden; Died March 27, 1909, in Chicago, Cook Co., IL (age 52). Married about 1885 in Chicago, Cook Co., IL, to Amanda Rodgers: Born November 1867 in Germany: Died March 2, 1941? in Chicago, Cook Co., IL (age 73).
  6. Amanda Albertina Larsdotter: Born March 31, 1862, in Sweden; Died May 23, 1923, in St. Paul, MN (age 61). Married (1) about 1882 in Unknown to John Olson: Born in Sweden; Died Unknown. John Olson deserted Amanda. Married (2) January 19, 1895, in St. Paul, Ramsey Co., MN, to Louis Anderson: Born November 1860 in Sweden; Died after 1920 in Unknown.
  7. Sophia Louisa Larsdotter: Born April 1, 1862, in Sweden; Died August 6, 1933, in Ironwood Twp., Gogebic Co., MI (age 71). Married about 1889 in Ishpeming, Marquette Co., MI, to Gustave Adolph Lundgren: Born November 1863 in Sweden; Died January 31, 1923, at the Mayo Brothers hospital, Rochester, Olmsted Co., MN (age 59).



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Lars Fredrik Nilsson was born April 29, 1820, in Grebo Parish, Östergőtland, Sweden.

Gustava Wilhelmina Ekman was born March 11, 1825, in Asby Parish, Östergőtland, Sweden.

Lars Fredrik Nilsson and Gustava Wilhelmina Ekman were married March 24, 1844, in Sweden.

Lars Fredrik Nilsson died June 24, 1870, in Varna Parish, Ostergotland, Sweden, at age 50.


Sophia, Gustava and Amanda Larsdotter, Linkoping, Sweden, about 1875


Gustava Wilhelmina (Ekman) Nilsson emigrated from Torpa Parish to the U. S. A. in 1883. Torpa is just north of Asby. Her status was listed as widow of farmer.

The 1895 Minnesota State Census taken on June 3, 1895, shows Louis Anderson (age 34) born in Sweden with both parents foreign born and having lived in Minnesota for 8 years and having lived in this district for 2 months is a Court House Janitor living at 695 De Soto Street, 1st Ward, City of St. Paul, Ramsey Co., MN. Living with him is Mrs. Amanda Anderson (age 33) born in Sweden with both parents foreign born does Housekeeping. Also living there are: Oscar Anderson (age 10) born in Wisconsin with both parents foreign born; Nels Froberg (age 30) born in Sweden with both parents foreign born, and having lived in Minnesota for 8 years and having lived in this district for 2 months, who is a Laborer; and Oscar Froberg (age 21) born in Sweden with both parents foreign born, and having lived in Minnesota for 8 years and having lived in this district for 2 months, who is a Laborer.

Gustava Ekman (Larsdotter) Larsson died November 22, 1896, in St. Paul, Ramsey Co., MN, at age 71. Gustava is said to have died at the home of her daughter, Amanda, in St. Paul, MN.