Theresa was born in Brooklyn, New York by Swedish parents. Her father was August Johnson, born in Varmland, Sweden in January 6 1856 and her mother Maria Johnson, born in may 1855 in Varmland, Sweden. Theresa was one of their six children and the family moved to Denver in 1899.
Theresa's mother-in-law Hanna is one of ten sisters and brothers in the book "Ten siblings from Närke" or in Swedish "Tio syskon från Närke". There is more information also about Theresa and her family in the book. The book can be ordered at www.blurb.com