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Per August Magnusson




Per August Magnusson was born October 6, 1880, in Fröbbestorp, Torsås, Kalmar lan, Småland, Sweden, and died Saturday, March 18, 1950, at New Richmond hospital Saturday, New Richmond, St. Croix Co., WI, at age 69. Buried in New Richmond Cemetery, New Richmond, St. Croix Co., WI. He is the son of Magnus Larsson of Fröbbestorp, Torsås, Kalmar lan, Småland, Sweden, and Ingrid Maria Petersdotter of Sweden. Never married.




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Per August Magnusson/Larson is buried in New Richmond Cemetery, New Richmond, St. Croix Co., WI. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


Per August Magnusson was born October 6, 1880, in Fröbbestorp, Torsås, Kalmar lan, Småland, Sweden.


Per emigrated by himself as a single male from Sweden to the U. S. A. from Queenstown February 5, 1901, on the S. S. Majestic at age 20 as an unmarried Laborer using the name Per Aug. Magnusson, arriving at the Port of New York on May 8, 1901. His last residence was at Torsås, Sweden, and he had $3 in cash with him. His final destination is to visit his uncle, Olaus Larsson, Box 537, Waupaca, Wis. He has a paid ticket to his final destination, which he paid for himself.


After arrival he changed his name to Per August Larson. He was also known as P. August Larson or Peter August Larson.

Per August Larson declared his intent to be a U. S. Citizen in May, 1901, in Waupaca Co., WI. Date filed: April 23, 1903.

The 1905 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1905, shows Alfred E. Johnson (age 35) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents is a Farmer renting his farm and living in Farmington Twp., Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Emiley Johnson (age 29) born in California to Swedish-born parents, who does Housekeeping. Also living there is Alfred's daughter, Cora Johnson (age 4) born in Wisconsin to Swedish and California-born parents. A Swedish Servant, Ellen Peterson (age 12) who does Housework also lives in the household. Also living there is August Larson (age 24) an unmarried Farm Laborer born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 29, 1910,  shows P. August Larson (age 29), is an unmarried farm laborer servant living in Farmington Twp., Waupaca Co., WI having emigrated from Sweden in 1901 with PA naturalization. He was living in the household of Alfred G. Johnson (age 39), a farmer renter widower emigrating from Sweden in 1889 with Naturalized citizenship. Living with him is his daughter, Cora Johnson (age 9) born in Wisconsin. Another servant and a boarder are in the household.


The WWI Draft Registration Report taken on September 15, 1918, shows Peter August Larson, age 37, born November 6, 1880, in Sweden is a Farmer working for himself and is living at Route #2?, Boyceville, Dunn Co., WI. His nearest relative is ??? Larson, Kelmer, Sweden. 


The 1920 U. S. Census taken on February 10, 1920, shows P. August Larson (age 39) born in Sweden and emigrating from Sweden in 1901 with PA naturalization is an unmarried Farm Owner living in New Haven Twp., Dunn Co., WI. He was living in the farm next to that of Alfred G. Johnson (age 49), a farm owner widower emigrating from Sweden in 1889 with Naturalized citizenship about 1900. Living with him is his daughter, Cora E. Johnson (age 19) born in Wisconsin. A boarder is also in the Johnson household.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 14, 1930, shows P. August Larson (age 49) born in Sweden and emigrating from Sweden in 1901 with PA naturalization is an unmarried Farm Owner living in New Haven Twp., Dunn Co., WI . He was living in the farm next to that of Alfred G. Johnson (age 59), a farm owner widower emigrating from Sweden in 1889 with Naturalized citizenship about 1900. Living with him is his unmarried daughter, Cora O. Johnson (age 29) born in Wisconsin. A lodger laborer is also in the Johnson household.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 17, 1940, shows Peter Larson (age 59) born in Sweden and having applied for Citizenship, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 8 years of School, is an unmarried Farmer of a Farm who owns his farm worth $400 and is living in New Haven Twp., Dunn Co., WI.


   

The WWII Draft Registration Report taken on April 27, 1942, shows Peter August Larson, age 37, born November 6, 1880, in Calmar, Sweden is a Farmer working for himself and is living in New Haven Twp., Dunn Co., WI. His nearest relative is a neighbor, G. Alfred Larson.


The Dunn County News, Menomonee, Menomonee Co., WI, Wednesday, August 15, 1945

CONNORSVILLE

Connorsville, August 15 - Erick Larson, brother of August Larson, and Gust Johnson, Minneapolis, spent Sunday and Monday at the Larson home.


The Dunn County News, Menomonee, Menomonee Co., WI, Wednesday, August 10, 1949

Connorsville, Aug. 3 - Mr. and Mrs. Erick Larson and daughter and family, Minneapolis, Came Sunday to visit his brother August, who is in poor health. They returned the same day.


The Dunn County News, Menomonee, Menomonee Co., WI, Wednesday, February 22, 1950

CONNORSVILLE

Connorsville, - August Larson, who has been ill at his home here for sometime is a patient at a rest home in New Richmond.

Erick Larson, Minneapolis, brother of August Larson, spent Tuesday of last week here.


The Dunn County News, Menomonee, Menomonee Co., WI, Wednesday, March 8, 1950

Connorsville, March 8 - Melvin Formoe and Herbert Clements called on August Larson at the New Richmond hospital one day last week.


Peter August Larson/Per August Magnusson died Saturday, March 18, 1950, at New Richmond hospital Saturday, New Richmond, St. Croix Co., WI, at age 69. Buried in New Richmond Cemetery, New Richmond, St. Croix Co., WI.


The Dunn County News, Menomonee, Menomonee Co., WI, Wednesday, March 29, 1950

CONNORSVILLE

Connorsville, March 29 - August Larson passed away at the New Richmond hospital Saturday, and his funeral was held there yesterday afternoon. Several old friends and neighbors attended. Mr. Larson came here from Waupaca many years ago. He never married.


Leigh Larson note: Erick G. Larson was the executor of the estate of his brother, Per August Magnusson/Larson.


The Dunn County News, Menomonee, Menomonee Co., WI, Wednesday, April 26, 1950

FOREST GROVE

Forest Grove, April 26 - Erick Larson, Minneapolis, was a caller Sunday at the Melvin Formoe and Pete Olson homes.


The Dunn County News, Menomonee, Menomonee Co., WI, Wednesday, May 3, 1950

CONNORSVILLE

Connorsville, May 3 - Melvin Formoe has purchased the August Larson farm north of town.


The Dunn County News, Menomonee, Menomonee Co., WI, Wednesday, February 14, 1951

Real Estate Transfers

Erick G. Larson to Melvin Formoe the N1/2 of SE1/4, section 14, town of New Haven.


The Dunn County News, Menomonee, Menomonee Co., WI, Wednesday, August 15, 1951

CONNORSVILLE

Connorsville, August 15 - Mr. and Mrs. Erick Larson and granddaughter, Minneapolis, visited at the Melvin Formoe home last week one day.