Christina Mathilda Fyrstén

Christina Mathilda Fyrstén[1]

Female 1849 - 1914  (65 years)

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  • Name Christina Mathilda Fyrstén  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 26 Mar 1849  Gärdserum, Östergötland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Birth 26 Mar 1849  Gärdserum, Östergötland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • age 22 in 1880, 51 in 1900, 61 in 1910
    Emigration 1871 
    Arrival 1871  [3
    Arrival 1878  [7
    Residence 1880  Center Township, LaPorte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1900  Coolspring Township, LaPorte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7, 8
    Residence 1910  Coolspring Township, LaPorte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 6 May 1914  LaPorte, LaPorte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Buried LaPorte, LaPorte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I1714  Swanstrom
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2021 

    Father Nils Peter Fyrstén,   b. 10 Apr 1822, Lofta, Kalmar, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1917, LaPorte, LaPorte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Mother Christina Charlotta Svanström,   b. 20 Jul 1820, Åtvid, Östergötland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1866, Döderhult, Kalmar, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 27 Aug 1843  Gärdserum, Östergötland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F23836  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nils August* Nelson,   b. Aug 1841, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1924, Michigan City, LaPorte, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 1875  [7
    Children 
     1. Matilda Nelson,   b. Feb 1885, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2021 
    Family ID F744  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 August Nelson,   b. Aug 1841, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1875 
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F23383  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Her birthdate is also given as 26 July 1849. In 1864 she came with her sister Johanna from Gamleby to re-join their parents in Vimmerby. When their father moved 1866 to Sund she remained behind with her sister Johanna, and worked as a maid at Arhult. She moved with her brother Carl from Doderhult 4 October 1868 to Ed.

      According to the 1900 and 1910 censuses, she came to America in 1871, and married August Nelson in 1875. In 1900 she had no children, living or dead.

  • Sources 
    1. [S967] 1861-1872 Household Survey, Döderhult, 690, 702, 709.

    2. [S167] Indiana, WPA Death Index, 1882-1920.

    3. [S1] 1900 United States Federal Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: Cool Spring, La Porte, Indiana; Page: 8; Enumeration District: 0050; FHL microfilm: 1240384.

    4. [S17] 1880 United States Federal Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Center, La Porte, Indiana; Roll: 292; Page: 144C; Enumeration District: 084.

    5. [S8] 1910 United States Federal Census, Year: 1910; Census Place: Coolspring, La Porte, Indiana; Roll: T624_363; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 0093; FHL microfilm: 1374376.

    6. [S1522] U.S., Find a Grave Index, 1600s-Current.

    7. [S1] 1900 United States Federal Census, Year: 1900; Census Place: Concord, Clinton, Missouri; Page: 11; Enumeration District: 0033; FHL microfilm: 1240849.

    8. [S1984] 1900 Census, La Porte Co, 120B.