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Emil Johanson

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Emil Johanson

Posted: 10 May 2011 1:42PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 10 May 2011 2:10PM GMT
Surnames: Johanson
I am looking for any information regarding my great-grandfather, Emil Johanson in Sweden. According to my US records, he was born in Södermanland on 3 Oct 1865 and he was a Barber. I don't know any information about his parents. According to his Naturalization paperwork, he immigrated to the US about 1889, but I have been unable to find any passenger lists thus far. I do know that he, his wife Anna Sophia, and his 3 children (Axel Emil, Carl Uno, & Clarie Estelle) must have taken a trip back "home" because they do show up on a passenger log departing from Christiania 24 Sep 1899 and arriving in NYC on 6 Oct 1899. This log listed them as being in Stockholm.

It is also said that Clarie Estelle might have been born in Stockholm, Sweden (which seems to match since I cannot find her birth certificate in Chicago's records) - her birth date is 2 Mar 1898.

This entire family lived in Chicago, IL area after coming to the US. Any information anyone can provide me with would be greatly appreciated!

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
KFalgout55 10 May 2011 7:42PM GMT 
avipe 18 Sep 2011 11:01PM GMT 
claire_nystro... 22 Feb 2012 8:59PM GMT 
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