Name: Ola Svensson
Birth: 9 MAR 1835 in Östra Tommarp, Sköne, Sweden
Death: 6 NOV 1896 in Grove City, Meeker Co., Minnesota
Burial: NOV 1896 1st Luthern Cem, Grove City, Meeker Co., Minnesota
Change Date: 20 JUN 2010
The family lived at No. 3 Glimminge (en plats var man kan se Bornkoln) "A place where man can see Bornholm." This is h ow Mathilda Sofia Svenson described where they lived before they came to the United States.
Glimmingehus - A tall stone building where you could see the island of Bornholm on a clear day if you climbed to the up per stories. Records show the Svenssons having lived on the land near this building.
Ola emigrated to the USA in 1881. Elna came with the three girls in 1882. They settled in Atwater, Kandiyohi, Minnesot a later moved to Grove City, Meeker Co., MN. They lived in a little house close to the Baptist Church.
1881 Emmigration: Emigranten Populär, 1783-1951 Swedish Emigration Records, 1783-1951 Name: Ola Svensson, Birth Year: a bt 1835, Gender: Man (Male), Place of Origin: Bolshög Skåne Län, Sverige, Destination: St Paul Minnesota, Record Date : 28 apr 1881, Port of Departure: Malmö, Database Name: EmiHamn, Occupation/Title: Husm, Archive Call Number: 1881:119 7:962, www.ancestry.com
Sylvia & Harriet say they remember "Elna as a little old lady dressed all in black." All notes per Naoma Johnson on Jul y 1989.
1885 State Census: Minnesota, Kandiyohi Co., Gennessee Township, Page 12, Family 95
1895 State Census: Minnesota, Meeker Co., Acton Township, Page 5, Family 29, living with son-in-law
Father: Sven Olsson
Mother: Gunhilda Hansdotter
Elna Hansson b: 22 JUN 1834 in Valby, Sweden
- Gustava (Augusta) Christian Olsson b: 5 DEC 1859 in Bollshög Skåne Län, Sverige
- Silja (Cecilia) Elvara Olsson b: 25 NOV 1862 in Bollshög Skåne Län, Sverige
- Mathilda Sofia Olsson b: 5 MAR 1865 in Valby (Vallby), Glimminge Has, Sweden