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Four Swanson Brothers

Four Swanson Brothers

The Four Swanson Brothers were the sons of Swan "Sven" and Greta Palm Swanson.

Left to right, Carl "Charlie", Ernest C., Frank, and Axel. All four of the brothers were born in Sweden. Swan and Greta had five other children: Emma, Heda, Sven, Aaron and Claus.

Axel took his mother's maiden name, "Palm" and added quist, for his last name. Axel is buried in DuBois, Clearfield Co., PA, the other three are buried in I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Youngsville, Warren Co., PA, in the Swanson plot with their father and mother.

Photo taken by G. M. Borg of Warren, Warren Co PA, in the early 1930's.

Descendants of Swan Swanson

1 Swan Swanson b: January 15, 1815 in Sweden d: 1911 in Sugar Grove Township Warren Co PA

. +Greta Lisa Palm b: 1816 in Sweden d: 1894 in Sugar Grove Township Warren Co PA

..... 2 Carl August Swanson b: June 26, 1846 in Boxholm, Sweden d: March 18, 1933

......... +Anna Matilda Peterson b: February 24, 1842 d: April 28, 1925

..... 2 Frank G. Swanson b: August 10, 1848 in Sweden d: March 10, 1933

......... +Hedvig Sophia Johnson b: July 31, 1845 in Sweden d: January 20, 1937

..... 2 Ernest Christian Swanson b: October 17, 1850 in Sweden d: August 2, 1937 in Youngsville, Warren Co PA

......... +Augusta Caroline Peterson b: November 25, 1850 in Sweden m: 1875 d: June 11, 1924 in Youngsville, Warren Co PA

..... *2nd Wife of Ernest Christian Swanson:

......... +Carrie // m: Aft. 1924 d: Abt. 1929

..... 2 Axel Theodore Palmquist b: July 29, 1859 in Sweden d: May 8, 1939

......... +Anna Charlotte Anderson b: November 26, 1857 d: February 7, 1934

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