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Christina Andersdotter Irvine, Tidioute, PA, family in Sweden
Posted by: Jo Ann Kaufman (ID *****7325) Date: December 26, 2011 at 08:14:05
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Anders Andersson (b. 3 Apr 1812, probably at Stora Mellby, Aelvsborg (Skaraborg previously?), Sweden [Ancestry.com changes this to Stora Mellby, Vastra Gotalands, Sweden], the third of seven children born to Anders Svensson (b. 20 Sep 1782, d. 1 Dec 1863 of old age) and Anna Olofsdotter (b. 25 Nov 1783; d. 2 Feb 1862 of old age) who were m. 26 Dec 1803 in Stora Mellby. Anders, who d. 3 Jan 1862 of consumption, was a farmer, first at Gronlund, then at Jordala Ovre Bergsgard, both in Stora Mellby.

Anders m.1. 3 Jan 1832 in Stora Mellby to Carolina Andersdotter Millqvist, b. 3 Feb 1813 in Stora Mellby; she d. there 25 Jun 1847 of dropsy in the lungs and Anders m.2., 1 Jul 1849, in Stora Mellby to Anna Jonasdotter (see below)
Children, all b. Stora Mellby, by Carolina:
1. Gustaf Andersson, b. 14 Nov 1832; d. 25 Jun 1846, ae 13
2. Andreas Andersson, b. 20 Dec 1833; m. Ingsa Lena Jonasdotter, 7 ch
3. Johanna Andersdotter, b. 14 May 1837
4. Johannes Andersson, b. 25 Oct 1840; d. 1843, ae 3, of stomach pains
5. Christina Andersdotter, b. 9 Nov 1843, d. 7 Mar 1924, at Jamestown, NY, USA
6. Gustaf Andersson, b. 13 Nov 1846; d. 3 Nov 1861, ae 14

Children, all born Stora Mellby, by Anna:
7. Carolina Andersdotter, b. 9 Dec 1850; d. 5 Feb 1886, at Summerdale, NY, USA
8. Anna Stina Andersdotter, b. 23 Sep 1852; d. 1939, at Summerdale, NY, USA
9. Maria Andersdotter, b. 19 Sep 1854; d. 28 Feb 1865, ae 10
10. Augusta Andersdotter, b. 27 Nov 1856; d. 1 Mar 1932 at Dunkirk, NY, USA
11. Sophia Andersdotter, b. 1 May 1859; d. 4 Jul 1880, ae 21
12. Mathilda Andersdotter, b. 19 Sep 1861; d. 22 Nov 1863, ae 2

Note: Annie and/or Augusta later provided a hand-written list of “Andersons family”: “Anders Anderson fodd den 7 Aprill 1812, Ann Jonos Dotter fodd den 7 Aprill 1823 , Andrias … 20 Dec 1833, Johanna …14 Maj 1837, Kristin … 9 Nov 1843, Gustaf … 18 Nov 1846, Lina … 9 Des 1850, Anna Stina … 23 Sep 1852, Maria … 19 April 1854, Augusta … 27 Nov 1856. Soffia … 1 Mars 1859, Matilda … 18 Sep 1860, August … 20 Apr 1866” [note that August was actually from Anna’s second marriage]

Anna Jonasdotter was b. 6 Apr 1823 in Stora Mellby, the sixth of eight children of Jonas Andersson (b. 1779; d. 1 Dec 1863 of old age), a farmer at Genneved Korndalen in Stora Mellby, and Anna Svensdotter (b. 1784 but not found in Stora Mellby or nearby Magra; d. 7 Oct 1848) who were m. 10 Jul 1808 in Stora Mellby.
Anna d. aft 1898, having m. 2., 26 Aug 1865, the widower Gunnar Larsson. They had one child, August Gunnarsson Larsson, b. 20 Apr 1866, who m. Anna Sofia Andersdotter, and they had one child, Gunnar Augustsson, b. 23 Jan 1898.


Re: Christina Andersdotter Irvine
Christina, daughter of Anders and his first wife, left home for a “farm Apeldalen” also in Stora Mellby, in 1863, emigrated at an unknown date and married here on 4 Jan 1883, Oscar Irvine (8 Apr 1838 – 7 Jul 1922). They had one son, Francis Arvid Irvine (4 Sep 1884 – 19 May 1971) and he married 16 Jun 1915, Madelyn Jorgenson (19 Aug 1893 – 15 Jun 1978). Their two sons were Philip Marshall Irvine (30 Oct 1917 – 13 Jan 1991) and Paul Frederick Irvine (b. 7 Aug 1923), of Syracuse, NY. Christina Irvine d. 7 Mar 1924 at Jamestown, NY home of son Francis Irvine, aed 80y3m28d; buried at Tidioute, PA.

Re: Carolina Andersdotter Ahlgren
m. Olof Ahlgren at [Mayville? Summerdale? Chautauqua Co., NY] aft 1873, bef 1880 census. Carolina d. 5 Feb 1886, Summerdale, Chautauqua Co., NY; buried Mayville Cemetery, Mayville, NY (as Lena Ahlgren on stone.) No children.
Olof Lars (or Larsson?) Ahlgren b. 5 Feb 1847 at Andrarum, Kristianstad, Sweden [as Andrarum, Tryde Christ Lan in Mayville, NY church records and ancestry.com changes this to Andrarum, Skane, Sweden], son of Lars Nilsson Ahlgren, blacksmith, found in Ilstorp No. 5 in Andrarum, born 13 May 1811, died 1 Jan 1881, and Bengta Andersdotter, born 27 Mar 1810, died 3 Apr 1881. Olof d. [12 Feb?] 1908 at Summerdale, bur. Mayville Cemetery.

Re: Augusta Andersdotter Ahlgren
After Lina’s death, Olof Ahlgren m. 2, on 1 Jan 1891, at Summerdale, Chautauqua Co., NY, her sister, Augusta. [Note that Swedish records have Augusta Andersdotter marrying Lars Olof Ahlgren.] Augusta emigrated 9 Apr 1873 from Jordala Ovre Bergsgard in Stora Mellby, in the company of her sister Carolina. Augusta d. 1 Mar 1932, at Dunkirk, Chautauqua Co., NY home of her daughter, Alma, bur. Mayville Cemetery. 2 children, Alma and Glenn: Alma Carolina Victoria Ahlgren, b. 18 Feb 1894, at Summerdale, Chautauqua Co., NY, d. 1 Dec 1946, at Dunkirk, NY; m. John Ray Beers, 9 Oct 1919 and div. 1933. One dau, Alene Augusta Beers Kaufman (11 Nov 1922 – 13 Jun 2002.) Glenn Olof Ahlgren, b. Apr 1898, Summerdale, Chautauqua Co., NY, d. 6 Jan 1928, Dunkirk, NY, in a railroad accident. Glenn m. Viola Ostrom, one dau, Glenndene Marie Ahlgren Crofoot (12 Aug 1928 – 5 May 2010.)

Re: Anna Stina Andersdotter Peterson
Anna Stina emig. 5 Oct 1888; on board the ship, she met and later married John Peterson [Johann Petersson b. 23 Sep 1853 [at Trokorna?] in Northern Sweden; he d. 7 Aug 1955 at Dewittville, NY.] No children. She d. 1939, at Summerdale, NY, and they are also buried at Mayville Cemetery.


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