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 Olaus Swanson

Olaus Swanson

Birth
Kristdala, Oskarshamns kommun, Kalmar län, Sweden
Death 21 Mar 1896 (aged 86)
Dayton, Webster County, Iowa, USA
Burial Dayton, Webster County, Iowa, USA
Plot lot 409
Memorial ID 17309308 · View Source
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Dayton Review
April 2, 1896

OBITUARY

Olaus Swanson was born in Sweden Sept. 22, 1809. In 1854 he came to America, making his home in Andover, Illinois until 1866, when he removed to this county. About eight years ago he gave up farm life and came to Dayton with his wife. Since the death of his wife two years ago he has lived near his son, C.O. Swanson, who has cared for him. His death occurred Saturday night, March 21, at 11 o'clock, the funeral being held at the home of his son on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

Of his eight children only three survive him. C.O. Swanson, of this place, O.A. Swanson, of Nebraska, and Mrs. S.P. Johnson, of Galva, Ill., all of whom were present at the funeral. During the Civil War he gave to his adopted country two sons, both of whom were killed in battle.



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  • Created by: Burt
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17309308
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Olaus Swanson (22 Sep 1809–21 Mar 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17309308, citing Dayton Cemetery, Dayton, Webster County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Burt (contributor 46867609) .