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Anders Larsson and his wife Beata Persdotter married in Mjöbäck, Sweden, 1850. They are the parents of Augusta Anderson Benson, wife of Ben John Benson of New Castle.
Anders Larsson and Beata Persdotter, parents of Augusta Charlotte Anderson Benson, wife of Benjamin John Benson. Her parents were married in 1850 in Tvååker Kyrka, Varberg, Halland Iän, Sweden. Anders was born August 05, 1816 and died July 28, 1899 both in Åhs 2, Tvååker, Varberg, Halland Iän, Sweden. Beata was born September 24, 1827 in Brogård, Ljungby, Vinberg, Sweden and died May 15, 1902 in Fastarp, Tvååker, Varberg, Halland Iän, Sweden. Both are buried in Tvååker Kyrka (church), Varberg, Halland Iän, Sweden. Anders took over the farm, buying it from his mother. He worked very hard to cultivate the farm. They had one son and seven daughters. He was "Orderman" or Deputy Sheriff without pay. Farmers took turns doing this.
Augusta Charlotte Benson and her two sisters, Anna Domstrum, on the left, and Emma Swanson, on the right. Photo probably taken at the Benson farm in New Castle. The sisters lived in Rock Island County, IL. They were the daughters of Anders Larsson and Beata Persdotter.
Anna Paulina Anderson, born 5 Dec 1860 in Åhs 2, Tvååker, Varberg, Halland Iän, Sweden; died 1932 in Probably Moline, Rock Island County, IL; married August "Gust" V. Domstrum 5 Sept 1882 in Moline, Rock Island County, IL.
Augusta Charlotte Anderson, born 16 Nov 1864 in Åhs 2, Tvååker, Varberg, Halland Iän, Sweden; died 16 Nov 1938 in New Castle, Lawrence County, PA. She married Benjamin John Benson 11 Oct 1889 in Tvååker, Sweden.
Emma Lovisa Anderson, born 13 July 1852 in Åhs 2, Tvååker, Sweden; died 15 June 1925 in probably Port Byron, Rock Island County, IL; married Samuel "John" Swanson 28 Mar 1872 in Sweden.
Carlson, Erickson and maybe some Hagman family members of Ludlow, PA area. Amanda Carlson Erickson is marked in the picture. Her parents were Hagmans. Amanda married Emil Erickson, from Motala, Sweden.
The old man is Carl August Johansson, born in St. aleryd, Ostergotland Sweden, in 1862 august 21. He left his parents home 1884 July 11 and was sailing with the ship Orlando 184 July 25 with destination New York. The ship went to Hull,England first.
The other person is his family. I have no other names but I have search on him and find a Charlie August Johnson who died in Lake valley, Traverse, Minnesota in 1959. That Charlie married a women - Anna.Children could be Alma,Victor, Ernst, Olga, Ester, Julia, Robert, Oscar and Harold.
This photo was sent to Carl´s sister Emma in Sweden. No date or year but His sister Emma died 1935 so the photo is before that.