Knox Co., IL
I have located more family in Knox Co., IL.I am looking for information on the Ekstrand family.Andrew P. Ekstrand, b. 1797 in Sweden and wife, Catherine probably came to Knox co. around 1853.Catherine is said to be buried at the Hope Cemetery near Galesburg.They had 3 sons and 1 daughter.Sons were Anders (Andrew), George and John Hilmer.George married in 1854 in Knox co. to Charlotte Reidel (various spellings) and died 1905 at Galesburg.John married in 1855 to Catherine and again in 1915 to Sophia Grant.This family moved to Seattle, WA.
Daughter was Mary Ekstrand who married Lewis Lindholm.This family moved to Marshall Co., Ks.
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