Tholinda Antoinette Håkansson


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Emil Swanson was born January 1, 1882, in Sweden, and died January 1, 1956, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, at about age 74. He is the son of Unknown Swanson of Sweden, and Unknown Anderson of Sweden.

Tholinda Antoinette "Linda" Håkansson was born December 19, 1885, in Sweden, and died August 22, 1966, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, at age 80. She is the daughter of Håkan Pettersson of Sweden, and Kristina Maria Larsdotter of Fröbbestorp, Torsas, Kalmar lan, Småland, Sweden.

Emil Swanson and Tholinda Antoinette "Linda" Hawkinson were married May 18, 1910, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.

Emil Swanson and Tholinda Antoinette "Linda" (Hawkinson) Swanson had two children:

  1. Howard Leroy Swanson: Born September 14, 1911, in Hennepin Co., MN; Died December 3, 1964, in Stearns Co., MN (age 53). Married about 1940 to Dorothy Eleanor Benedict: Born March 21, 1918, in Hennepin Co., MN; Died May 16, 1998, in Mesa, Maricopa Co., AZ (age 80). Her parents are Erle Edson Benedict and Matilda Simonsen.
  2. Gordon Wallace Swanson: Born June 24, 1916, in Hennepin Co., MN; Died from polio October 2, 1944, in Epimal, France (age 28). Buried in Plot B Row 30 Grave 55, Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France. Married 1940 in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, to Florence Harriet Hanson: Born March 8, 1916, in Danielson Twp., Meeker Co., MN; Died Sunday, October 18, 2009, at the Benedictine Living Community, St. Peter, MN (age 93).



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Emil Swanson was born January 1, 1882, in Sweden.

Linda Antoinette Håkansson was born December 19, 1885, in Sweden.

Emil Swanson and Tholinda Antoinette "Linda" Hawkinson were married May 18, 1910, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.


Emil Swanson and Tholinda Antoinette "Linda" Hawkinson Marriage License.


Minnesota, Marriages Index, 1849-1950 Minnesota, Marriages Index, 1849-1950

Name:

Tholinda Hawkinson

Gender:

Female

Marriage Date:

18 May 1910

Marriage Place:

Hennepin, Minnesota

Spouse's Name:

Emil Swanson

Spouse Gender:

Male

Event Type:

Marriage

FHL Film Number:

1380454


Howard Leroy Swanson was born September 14, 1911, in Hennepin Co., MN.

Florence Harriet Hanson was born March 8, 1916, in Danielson Township, Meeker Co., MN.

Gordon Wallace Swanson was born June 24, 1916, in Hennepin Co., MN.

Dorothy Eleanor Benedict was born March 21, 1918, in Hennepin Co., MN.

On September 12, 1918, the WWI Draft Registration Report shows Emil Swanson is a Naturalized citizen living at 2025 Hamlin Ave SE, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. He is a married Carpenter working for Haglin & Stahr Co.


The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 9, 1920, shows Emil Swanson (age 38) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1899 and becoming a Naturalized citizen in 1906 is a Trade Carpenter owning his own home and is living at 2025 Emerald Avenue, 2nd Ward, City of Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Living with him is his wife, Linda Swanson (age 34) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1905 and becoming a Naturalized citizen in 1906. Also at home is his son, Howard Swanson (age 3-7/12) born in Minnesota to Swedish-born parents.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 14, 1930, shows Emil Swanson (age 48) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1898 and a Naturalized citizen and first married at age 28 is a Building Carpenter owning his home valued at $4,000 and is living at 2025 Franklin Avenue SE, 2nd Ward, City of Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Living with him is his wife, Linda Swanson (age 44) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1905 and a Naturalized citizen and first married at age 24. Also at home are his two unmarried sons, both born in Minnesota to Swedish-born parents: Howard Swanson (age 18); and Gordon Swanson (age 13).

Kermit Ronald Swanson was born January 27, 1940, in Chippewa Co., MN.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 13, 1940, shows Emil Swanson (age 58) born in Sweden, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 8 years of School, is a married Building Contractor Carpenter, and who owns his home worth $3,000 and is living at 2025 Franklin Ave, S. E., 2nd Ward, City of Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Living with him are: his wife, Linda Swanson (age 54) born in Sweden, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 8 years of School; and his unmarried son, Gordon Swanson (age 23) born in Minnesota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 1 year of College, a Packing Plant Deliveryman.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 6, 1940, shows Matilda Benedict (age 45) born in Minnesota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 8 years of School, is a widowed Head of Household, and who owns his home worth $7,000 and is living at 3607 Architect Ave. N. E., 9th Ward, City of Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Living with her are: her married daughter, Dorothy Swanson (age 22) born in Minnesota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 4 years of High School, a Stationery Clerk in a Retail Department Store; her married son-in-law, Harold Swanson (age 28) born in Minnesota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of High School, a Building Contractor in Building Construction; and her widowed mother-in-law, Martha Benedict (age 89) born in Minnesota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 8 years of School.

Gordon Wallace Swanson and Florence Harriet Hanson were married 1940 in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.

Janet Marie Swanson was born November 23, 1940, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.

Gordon Wallace Swanson died from polio October 2, 1944, in Epimal, France, at age 28. Buried in Plot B Row 30 Grave 55, Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France.

Kermit Ronald Swanson and Janet Marie Swanson were married December 9, 1961, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.

Tholinda Antoinette "Linda" (Håkansson) Swanson died August 22, 1966, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, at age 80.


The Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, Tuesday, August 23, 1966

SWANSON - Linda H. age 80, of 2025 E. Franklin. Survived by sister, Mrs. Alma Smith, of Mlps.; 2 brothers, Emil of Melany, Minn., & Elos of Calif.; 4 grandchildren, Services 2 p.m. Thurs., at Hanson-Nugent Funeral Home, 2116 Nicollet. Interment, Sunset Cemetery.


Florence H. Rich, age 93 of St. Peter, died Sunday, October 18, 2009, at the Benedictine Living Community in St. Peter.


January 1, 1956 in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN at about age 74.

Florence H. Rich

Florence H. Rich, age 93 of St. Peter, died Sunday, October 18, 2009 at the Benedictine Living Community in St. Peter. Family services will he held at a later date. Saint Peter Funeral Home – Klein Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Florence Harriet Hanson was born March 8, 1916 in Danielson Township, Meeker County, Minnesota to Henry E. and Selma (Spurr) Hanson. She grew up in the rural Litchfield area and was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. She worked for Audio Development Co. in Minneapolis and Data Control in Minneapolis and Arizona. She was married to Gordon W. Swanson and to this union a daughter, Janet, was born. Gordon died of polio in France during WWII. She later married Robert Rich. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Kermit Swanson of St. Peter; one grandson, Richard (Laura) Swanson and great-grandchildren Marit and Sydney Swanson of Columbus OH; one granddaughter, Heather Swanson and fiancé Anthony Gelhar of St. Paul; and nieces and nephews. Her husbands, three brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.


Gordon W Swanson

From

Minnesota

Service Number

37171997

Rank

Private

Service

U.S. Army

Regiment

357th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division

War

World War II

Date Death

10-02-1944

Burial

Plot B Row 30 Grave 55, Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France

Cemetery Details

Epinal, France