Clara Louise Bengtsdotter

Clara Louise Bengtsdotter

Female 1869 - 1949

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  • Name  Clara Louise Bengtsdotter 
    Nickname  Klara 
    Born  8 Oct 1869  Årnarp, Snöstorp, Halland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Residence  1880  Årnarp, Snöstorp, Halland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Immigration  1889  [2
    Residence  1900  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  1910  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  1920  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence  1930  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence  1940  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died  13 Sep 1949  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Holenback Cemetery, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I601063044  Master Tree
    Last Modified  7 Jul 2013 

    Father  Bengt Petersson,   b. 8 Dec 1830, Årnarp, Snöstorp, Halland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1881, Årnarp, Snöstorp, Halland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Christina Jonsdotter,   b. 5 May 1833, Årnarp, Snöstorp, Halland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1880, Årnarp, Snöstorp, Halland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Jan 1861  Årnarp, Snöstorp, Halland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F539541140  Group Sheet

    Family  Charles Swanson,   b. 16 Dec 1866, Vegeholm, Ängelholm, Skåne, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1944, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Feb 1891  Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
    >1. Edwin Albert Swanson,   b. 10 Apr 1891, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1956, Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Ernest Sigfried Swanson,   b. 28 Nov 1892, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1979, Hastings On Hudson, Westchester, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Gertrude Christina Swanson,   b. 20 Jan 1895, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1960
     4. Carl Rudolph Swanson,   b. 29 Jan 1900, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1972
     5. Josephina Carolina Swanson,   b. 31 Jan 1904, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1984, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Hilding Augustine Swanson,   b. 7 Mar 1907, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1984, Mountain Top, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. John Clarence Swanson,   b. 12 May 1910, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1923, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  2 Apr 2012 
    Family ID  F539541138  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Oct 1869 - Årnarp, Snöstorp, Halland, Sweden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Årnarp, Snöstorp, Halland, Sweden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Feb 1891 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Sep 1949 - Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Holenback Cemetery, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Birth and Christening information for Snostorp, 1869.
    Birth and Christening information for Snostorp, 1869.


  • Notes 
    • 1900 US Census year of immigration 1889

  • Sources 
    1. [S16144775170] Snöstorp AI:6 (1871-1880), (http://www.arkivdigital.net/), Image 64 / page 62.

    2. [S560402473] 1900 United States Census.

    3. [S560402623] 1910 United States Census.

    4. [S560402624] 1920 United States Census.

    5. [S560402625] 1930 United States Census.

    6. [S16144775132] 1940 US Census.

    7. [S16144775131] Wilkes-Barre Independent, Newspaper, 16 Feb 1941.
      Mr. and Mrs. Charles Swanson of 553 North River Street, city, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Feb. 14. They celebrated by holding open-house at their home yesterday afternoon and evening for all their friends.

      Mr. and Mrs. Swanson came to Wilkes-Barre in 1888 from Sweden, their native home. They were married on Feb. 14, 1891, in this city. Mr. Swanson is well known by many residents of North Wilkes-Barre as the proprietor of a grocery store at North Main and Maple streets. They have been residents in the First ward of the city for 52 years. Up until recent months, Mr. Swanson had been employed at the Wilkes-Barre Lace Company. They have always been active in church work and have for over 50 years been members of the Trinity Lutheran Church, North Main street. All their children and grand-children were home to celebrate this occasion.

      A family dinner will be held today at noon at Hotel Sterling for the immediate family and friends. They have six children who are as follows: Edwin A., of Kingston; Ernest B., of New York; Carl, at home; Hilding, of Philadelphia; Mrs. Ralph Kahler, a home and Mrs. Kenneth Allen, of this city. There are also six grandchildren.

      The couple received many gifts, telegrams, cablegrams, and best wishes from their family and friends.