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 Claus Malm

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Claus Malm

  • Birth 14 Nov 1865
  • Death Aug 1938
  • Burial Norway, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA
  • Plot Block 10, Lot 32
  • Memorial ID 56919398

Claes Johan Carlson, born
14 Nov 1865, ran off to America in 1887.
He was declared to have died 31 December 1897
by Swedish court on 1 October 1937. He had changed
his name to Claus Malm, who is the
ancestor of the Malm's in Norway. He died
27 Feb 1949 (Note: Marker has 1938) in Norway and buried in the
Norway Cemetery.
Norway Cemetery.
Another brother, Anders
Gustaf Carlson, born 6 December 1857,
who had changed his name to Gust Malm
and lived in Chicago. He died 17 January
1941 in Chicago.
They also had a sister, Augusta
Wilhelmina Carlson, born 24 April 1872,
known as Mina. She immigrated to North
America 20 April 1892. She was declared
to have died 30 April 1902 by Swedish court on 1 January
1937. She married Peter Olson and died 2
June 1942 in Iron River. She is buried in
the old Iron River cemetery.
Apparently in Sweden, if the courts
could not track where you were, you were
declared dead.
(info by John Alquist, Quinnesec, Michigan, 14 November 2011.)


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  • Created by: Bill Schaefer
  • Added: 11 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56919398
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Claus Malm (14 Nov 1865–Aug 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56919398, citing Norway Township Cemetery, Norway, Dickinson County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Bill Schaefer (contributor 46564432) .