Johan Alfred Svensson Family of Sweden & MinnesotaUpdated April 6, 2012
|Johan Alfred Svensson is my Great Grandfather.He came to the United States in 1893 and was known as Alfred Swanson.He was born October 24, 1873 in Skede, Jönköping län, Sweden.In 1874, Johan and his parents, Sven August Johansson and Maria Lovisa Magnisdotter, and his older brother Karl August Teodor moved to Bäckseda parish near Vetlanda.There, the family grew to have 7 more children:Frida, Hilda, Hulda, Oskar, Gustaf, Ester, and Eric.|
MY GOAL:To find living descendants (son's, daughter's or grandchildren) of Johan's brothers and sisters.
If you know the whereabouts of any of these people or their descendants PLEASE contact me.
- Einar & Edna Swanson (Alfred's son) (74 KB)
Taken August 6, 1966.
- Einar's Children (125 KB)
August 2000.L-R:Edwin,Delores,Edna(Einar's wife),John, Annette,Elaine and Marion.
- My Great Grandpa (293 KB)
Johan Alfred Svensson
- Wedding Photo (1302 KB)
These are my Great Grandparents,Alfred and Emelia.They were married in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1911.
- Svensson Family of Sweden (cir. early 1900s) (236 KB)
This photo was taken either between 1893-1903 or 1914-1917 because Hulda was in America from 1903-1914 and Hilda (Olivia) died in 1917.L-R(Back)Hilda,Erik,Gustav,Oskar,August,Hilda(Olivia),FridaL-R(Front)Sven August(Father),Maria Lovisa(Mother)and Lovisa (August's wife).Johan Alfred is not in the picture.
- Johan Alfred's Descendants of Minnesota (157 KB)
Picture take August 2000.