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  • ID: I243
  • Name: Solomon Johnson
  • _AKA: Salomon Jonasson, Solemin
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 20 Jun 1850 in Tavelsas, Sweden 1 2
  • Death: 1 Nov 1911 in Moose Lake, Carlton Co., MN 3 4
  • Burial: 4 Nov 1911 Fairview Cemetery, Lindstrom, MN
  • _UID: 458036DAC9AFD611A0C0811AF6FC7255E889
  • Emigration: 2 Nov 1868 from Allatorp, Tavelsas, to 'Nordamerika' as an unmarried man 5
  • Change Date: 31 Jul 2014 at 20:22:18

    Father: Jonas Svensson b: 30 Sep 1799 in Väckelsang, Kronoberg, Sweden c: 1 Oct 1799
    Mother: Christina Johansdotter b: 1809 in Linneryd, Kronoberg, Smaland, Sweden

    Marriage 1 Amanda W. Carlson b: ABT 1866 in Sweden
    • Married: 1885 in Lindstrom, MN

    1. Title: Tavelsas husforhorslangder (parish-member registers) 1841-1859, from Landsarkivet (National A rchives) in Vadstena
    2. Title: Chisago County Press, Nov. 9, 1911, Page 6:
      Text: Solomon Johnson Passes Away

      With sorrow we are called upon this week to announce the death of Solomon Johnson, who passe d away at his home at 9:35 Wednesday evening after a long siege of illness.

      Solomon Johnson was born in Småland, Tävelsås parish in 1850, and so was 61 years of age at t he time of his death. He emigrated to this country when about the age of 15, coming with hi s parents to Chisago Lake, who settled on a farm near Lindstrom. In 1885 he was marred to Ama nda Carlson at Lindstrom. They made their home in Minneapolis for several years and later mov ed to Superior, Wis., where they resided until 1901 when they moved to Moose Lake. Mr. Johnso n was in business in Moose Lake for a short time, but his health began to fail him and he nev er seemed strong, but managed to be around and do light work around his home, and it was no t until this summer that he seemed to be getting worse. He was afflicted with catarrh and tha t gradually developed into catarrh of the stomach, which combined with hardening of the liver , was the cause of his death. For the past six weeks he has been unable to get out of bed an d gradually grew worse. At no time did he have any severe pains and when the end care, he jus t seemed to go to sleep. He wife and sister, Mrs. Swanson of Braham, were at his bedside whe n he passed away. Services were held at the Swedish Lutheran church at 3 o'clock last Frida y afternoon at which Rev. B.A. Barker officiated. After the services the body was again take n to the house and prepared for shipment to Lindstrom, from whence it was taken to the famil y burial grounds, a brief service being held at the grave, Rev. F.M. Eckman of Center City, o fficiating.

      He leaves to mourn his demise his wife and four brothers and one sister, Swen of Abercrombie , N.D., Chas and Gustaf of Lindstrom, Andrew of Center City, and Mrs. Swenson of Braham, Minn .

      We join the many friends in extending our deepest sympathy to the bereaved relatives -- Moos e Lake Star.
    3. Title: Tombstone in Fairview Cemetery, Lindstrom, MN
    4. Title: MN death certificate
    5. Title: Emibas, Household Examination Roll
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