Mariana Nordgren was born 20.9 1843 in Lysekil, Bohuslän. Married to Johannes Eliasson Lindgren. Known children: Alma Josefina, b 19.1 1869 in Gothenburg [Domkyrko parish]. Ellen Martina, b 16.2 1874 in Gothenburg [Domkyrko parish]. Gottfrid Elenius, b 20.9 1877 in Gothenburg [Domkyrko parish]. James Ossian, born 1882, exact date not listed. Karsten Marinus, born 31.12 1886 in Gothenburg [Masthugget parish].
Alma emigrated 22.6 1888, destination New York. Ellen emigrated 7.8 1891, destination New York. Gottfrid emigrated 1.9 1893, destination New York.
Mariana, James and Karsten emigrated 20.8 1897, destination New York. She was then a widow. Arrived in New York 3.9 1897 on s/s Germanic from Liverpool. Final destination: daughter Alma [Hoffiter?] in Providence, RI. (In the Ellis Island records their name is misspelled as "Lundgren".