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ken kardell (View posts)
Posted: 14 Jun 1999 5:02PM GMT
my grandfather came from sweden and settled in minn. and then mich im trying to research my family history. any info on this last name please contact me.


Wendy Roberts (View posts)
Posted: 5 Aug 1999 8:28PM GMT
I was just looking around this site and noticed your entry. I too have Kardell relatives, although I think they came from Germany and settled in Missouri and Illinois. I'm going to call my mother and then I'll let you know if we're related!

Posted: 22 Feb 2000 10:34AM GMT
Edited: 7 Oct 2002 7:39PM GMT
the kardells that i am related come from sweden. I would be the second generation. my grandfather came here in the early 1900s and settled in minnesota and michigan
Posted: 22 Feb 2000 10:40AM GMT
Edited: 7 Oct 2002 7:39PM GMT
hello there. is this the ken that is living in alaska? if so , email me. I probably dont know any more than you but call jim E. his ma knows alot

Kardells in Missouri

K. Sommers (View posts)
Posted: 26 Mar 2000 5:25PM GMT
Wendy, my grandparents were Ernst Rueben and Anna Matilda Kardell and they lived in St. Louis. They had 8 children. My mother, Florence is one of them. They came from Sweden around 1910. Wonder if we're related? Kathy

family history

Posted: 28 Jul 2000 6:38PM GMT
Edited: 27 Oct 2001 10:41PM GMT
To Ken Kardell: My father Carl Kardell also was born in Sweeden.I think it was the early 1900's when he came over here, followed later by his mom and dad, brothers and sister. He stayed in Ma. for a few years while the rest of the family moved to Ca.He married Ellen Adamson and moved to Me. a little later. That's where I was born. I know there was a name change. Their name used to be Anderson. His dad was Andes. I don't know the reson for the change,But I know I seldon see another Kardell.Now I am70 and maybe their are relatives out there that I don't know about.Let me know whatever sounds probable. Eleanor Kardell Michael

Kardell/Cardell from Lake City, MN

Deb Faison (View posts)
Posted: 1 Aug 2000 10:32PM GMT
My great-grandfather married Anna Lovisa Abrahamsdotter. She was born on May 24, 1857 on the Södra Backen Farm, Härjevad Parish, Skaraborg Län, Sweden. She married Wilhelm Carlsson on March 7, 1880 in Hällum Parish, Skaraborg, Sweden. Anna died 6/29/1909 and is buried at Oakwood Cemetery in Lake City, MN. Anna's parents were Abraham Andersson and Stina Jonsdotter.

She had two brothers that I know of that came to the Lake City, MN. Anders Johan Abrahamsson (who changed his name to John Kardell)was born April 19, 1878 in Skarstad Parish, Skaraborg, Sweden, and died April 9, 1918 in Lake City, MN. He is buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Lake City, MN. He married Kristina Jonasdotter. The other brother, Frans Abrahamsson (who later changed his name to Frank Kardell/Cardell) was born on October 4, 1854 - same place as Anna, and died in Lake City, MN. He is also buried at Oakwood Cemetery. He married Anna Lovisa Andersdotter. They had three children: Victor Axtell Cardell, Elmer John Cardell, and Ida A. Cardell. Ida and Elmer share a home in Lake City, MN. Victor (also known as Axel V. or in Lake City as Ole) married a Grace ? and had a daughter Millicent who at the time of his death lived in Faribault.

Anna, Frank and John had other brothers and sisters: Maya, Svante, August, and Karl. I don't know anything about them. Do you have any information about these Kardells/Cardells? Email me at

Kardells in Nebraska

Scott Kardell (View posts)
Posted: 11 Aug 2000 10:20AM GMT
My grandfather come over in the early 1900's from northern Germany. The majority of the Kardells that are closely related to me live in Nebraska and Iowa.

we are family!

Larry Reimers (View posts)
Posted: 10 Oct 2000 8:53PM GMT
hey there! Just wanted to let you know that I have tons of information on our family! Otto Amandus Kardell is my great-great me for more info...

Are we related?

Larry Reimers (View posts)
Posted: 10 Oct 2000 9:04PM GMT
Hi, my great-great grandfather is Otto Amandus Kardell and he was married to Hulda Matilda Carolina they had 5 children, Hillivi Augusta Kardell, Goldie Hilma Victoria Kardell,Elna Kardell,Axel Amandus Kardell, and Carl Einar your mother related to any of them?
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