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 Johann “John” Swenson

Johann “John” Swenson

Birth
Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 4 Jan 1937 (aged 77)
Moscow, Iowa County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Hollandale, Iowa County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 101996124 · View Source
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Son of Oli & Astri (Julsen) Swenson
Married Annie on Nov. 3, 1887.


OBITUARY FROM FAMILY BIBLE

John Swenson, age 77 years, died at his farm home, about 4 miles northeast of Hollandale, Wisconsin on Jan. 4, 1937, after an illness of several months.

Mr Swenson was born October Oct. 26, 1859 on the farm where he died, in Moscow Township Iowa Co., Wisc. In 1887 he was united in marriage to Anna Bollerud, who together with eight children survive him; Olin, Mrs.Alma Ekern, Mrs.Bessie Anderson, Walter, George, Kenneth, Malcolm and Robert at home. One sister Miss Nema Swenson, three brothers, Ole, Evan and Lewis.

John in his youth was a country school teacher, and had the interest of youth at heart. Farming had been his occupation for many years.


Just a note, his parents named him Johann. He Americanized it to John.



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  • Created by: McFarland
  • Added: 10 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101996124
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johann “John” Swenson (26 Oct 1859–4 Jan 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101996124, citing Hollandale Cemetery, Hollandale, Iowa County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by McFarland (contributor 47349869) .