|Birth: ||Aug. 21, 1832, Sweden|
|Death: ||Jan. 19, 1909|
One of the oldest residents of the city died at home. Although well advanced in years has maintained excellent health until quite recently and always active she suffered a stroke and two weeks later was strickened with another with paralysis. She was the widow of Andrew who died nine years ago. She came to Galesburg at age 20 and married Andrew in 1854. She had lived in the same house since her marriage and loved to recall may of the pioneer incidents of primitive days. She was perhaps the oldest member of the Swedish Luthern Church. This obit was copied from newspapers and published by the Knox Co. Genealogical Society.
Maintained by: Jim Ferris
Originally Created by: Florence Banks
Record added: Jun 23, 2001
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