Jansson (Larsson), Lars
1840-1918

 Lars  Jansson (Larsson) 1840-1918

Born 1 June 1840 in Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S).
Baptized 2 June 1840 in Lungsund (S).
Farm labourer.
Died 27 April 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Lars Jansson (Larsson). Pedigree chart Born 1 June 1840 in Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S). Died 27 April 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Farm labourer.
f Jan (Johan) Larsson. Pedigree chart Born 1 September 1810 in Stenåsen, Ölme (S). ff Lars Jansson. Pedigree chart Born 28 October 1785 in Gräsbäcken, Lungsund (S). Died 1 February 1849 in Ämten, Lungsund (S). fff Jan (Johan) Larsson. Pedigree chart Born 5 October 1755 in Gäddetjärn, Lungsund (S). ffff Lars Hansson. Pedigree chart Born 1720 in Gäddetjärn, Lungsund (S).
fffm Annika Jansdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1725.
ffm Annika Larsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1749 in Lungsund (S). Died 1802 in Ölme (S). ffmf Lars Andersson. Pedigree chart Born 1711.
ffmm Gunilla . Pedigree chart Born 1707.
fm Lena Olsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1784 in Lungsund (S). Died 16 June 1856 in Ämterud, Lungsund (S). fmf Olof Hindriksson. Pedigree chart Born 1754. Died 17 November 1788 in Fogdehyttan, Färnebo (S). Day labourer, miner.
 
 
fmm Katarina Månsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1758 in Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S). Died 50 years 6 months old 6 July 1809 in Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S). fmmf Måns Larsson. Pedigree chart Born 1723. Died 24 January 1785 in Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S). Crofter.
fmmm Lena Jonsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1724. Died 19 May 1801 in Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S).
m Kajsa Bengtsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 19 June 1811 in Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S). mf Bengt Larsson. Pedigree chart Born 12 January 1783 in Väse (S). Died at the age of 65 years 6 months 12 June 1848 in Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S).    
 
   
 
mm Anna Olsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 3 October 1780 in Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S). Died 11 January 1856 in Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S). mmf Olof Hindriksson. Pedigree chart Born 1754. Died 17 November 1788 in Fogdehyttan, Färnebo (S). Day labourer, miner.
 
 
mmm Katarina Månsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1758 in Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S). Died 50 years 6 months old 6 July 1809 in Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S). mmmf Måns Larsson. Pedigree chart Born 1723. Died 24 January 1785 in Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S). Crofter.
mmmm Lena Jonsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1724. Died 19 May 1801 in Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S).

Biography
Born 1 June 1840 in Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S).
Lars Larsson was born in 1841 according to the census of 1890, which obviously is false.
Baptized 2 June 1840 in Lungsund (S).
Moved 1855 from Hulteby, Väse (S) to Lungsund (S).
It is said in the register that Lars had no "adm.", that is admonition (warning), that he is not free (to marry) because he is "too young".
Farm labourer.
Died 27 April 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Lars Jansson was born at his mother's birthplace Kungskogstorp, Lungsund (S) in 1840. Together with his mother and father Jan Larsson and Kajsa Bengtsdotter Lars moved from Kungskogstorp to Hulteby in the parish of Väse (S). He returned to Lungsund in 1855. According to the church register for the years 1866-1870 Lars Jansson was living in Kvarnfallet, Lungsund (S). He is said to be a farmhand without work. He and Maria Pettersdotter asked to have the banns published 1866-08-31. Maria's brother Jan Pettersson is the owner of the farm nr. 7 in Kvarnfallet. Maria's mother, the widow Kajsa Olsdotter, was also living on the farm. On the 5th of October 1866 they were married. Lars is now said to be a workman and living in Kvarnfallet according to the church register. On the 25th of September 1875 Lars Jansson moved with his family from Kvarnfallet to to Bråten in Varnum (S). Next move is to Uppsjön, Visnum (S). Maria Pettersdotter died from a stroke on the 18th of Mars in Visnum. In 1885 there's a new maid coming to the farm and she, Anna Lovisa Jansdotter from Fågelvik, will in 1887 be Lars Jansson's new wife and the children's mother. The family was soon further enlarged by 3 children at this time. The plans to emigrate were now slowly emerging and at the summer in 1900 the matter was settled. Some of Lars' children were already in America. The Larsson family emigrated to USA 1900-06-13. The family consisted at the departure of Lars and his wife Anna Lovisa, the children Carolina, Ida, Anders, David and Olga. The name Larsson/Jansson was changed to 'Sjöquist/Larson' as early as at the departure from Göteborg and then to 'Seaquist' by Jan (John) Jansson-Larsson-Seaquist when he came to America in 1890.


Spouse(s) and children
Maria Pettersdotter Jansson. Pedigree chart Born 21 November 1843 in Kvarnfallet, Lungsund (S).
Baptized 25 November 1843 in Kvarnfallet, Lungsund (S).
Died 18 March 1882 in Uppsjön,Visnum (S).
Buried 26 March 1882 in Uppsjön, Visnum (S).
Maria Pettersdotter was born in Kvarnfallet, Lungsund (S) in 1843. Maria married Lars Jansson on the 5th of October in 1866. They had seven children together in twelve years time. According to the registers Maria died from stroke in 1882. Most of her children would later emigrate to USA, one of them to Australia and another, Ida Sofia, would eventually return from America to Sweden.
Married 5 October 1866 in Lungsund (S)
  Jan (John) Larsson (Seaquist). Pedigree chart Born 2 November 1867 in Kvarnfallet, Lungsund (S).
Baptized 15 December 1867 in Lungsund (S).
Died 5 November 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jan (John) emigrated to USA 1890-10-03. He settled down in Chicago, where he married Eva Anderson. She was born 1860-11-15 and like her husband in Lungsund (S), Värmland. He was engaged in churchly work and was to be one of the pioneer leaders of the North Austin Congregation in Chicago, where he among other things was serving as a choir leader, head of the Sunday-school and lay worker. At his death he was 75 years and 3 days old.
  Lovisa (Louise) Larsson (Seaquist). Pedigree chart Born 29 March 1869 in Kvarnfallet, Lungsund (S).
Baptized 4 April 1869 in Kvarnfallet, Lungsund (S).
Lovisa (Louise) was born in Kvarnfallet like most of her siblings.She emigrated to America 1891-10-09 and eventually she married Jack Anderson, brother of Eva Anderson, married to John Seaquist.
  Carolina (Lena) Larsson (Seaquist). Pedigree chart Born 6 June 1871 in Kvarnfallet, Lungsund (S).
Died 69 years old 17 September 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Caroline (Lena) eventually married A. Hofstedt, who had a shoe-store in Stillman Valley at the beginning of the 20th century. Later the family moved to Chicago.
  Karl Johan Larsson (Seaquist). Pedigree chart Born 1 May 1873 in Kvarnfallet, Lungsund (S).
  Maria Larsson (Seaquist). Pedigree chart Born 20 March 1875 in Kvarnfallet, Lungsund (S).
Maria emigrated to USA in 1893. You may find her in the Ellis Island register as Maria Larsson, travelling from Liverpool, 19 years old and arriving in N.Y. April 17th. In the emigrant register in Sweden Maria Larsson is named as coming from Kristinehamn and her departure date is said to be 1893-07-14.
Died 19 May 1928 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA.
  Emma Christina Larsson (Seaquist). Pedigree chart Born 24 July 1877 in Bråten, Varnum (S).
Emma Christina went to America 1899-03-01. Her sister Maria and brother Jan(John) were already there. Emma Christina is the daughter who later moved to Australia and is said to have been living in Sydney.
  Ida Sofia Larsson (Seaquist-Peterson). Pedigree chart Born 20 October 1879 in Bråten, Varnum (S).
Died 31 October 1967 in Limhamn, Malmö (M).
Ida Sofia was the 7th child of the family. She was born in Bråten in the parish of Varnum 1879-10-20. She went to America in 1900 och came to know Samuel Peterson, who had been studying at the Chicago Theological Seminary to become a pastor. They married on the 28th of April 1903 in Minnesota and Samuel served as pastor in several congregations (Flensburg, Little Falls, Lake City etcetera). In 1908 he accepted an invitation from Mellerud, Sweden, to come and serve as a pastor there and the family moved to Sweden the same year. With the children, who were born in America, the family consisted of 8 persons altogether, mom, dad, five girls and a boy. Ida and Samuel moved to Limhamn, Malmö, where Samuel served until he was retired. Ida died 1967-10-31 88 years old and is buried in Malmö..
Anna Lovisa Jansdotter. Pedigree chart Born 28 January 1850 in Kappstad, Östra Fågelvik (S).
Baptized 30 January 1850 in Östra Fågelvik (S).
Died 8 January 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Married 5 November 1887 in Minnesota, USA
  Anders Gustaf Larsson (Seaquist). Pedigree chart Born 16 November 1887 in Uppsjön, Visnum (S).
Died 1963.
  David Richard Larsson (Seaquist). Pedigree chart Born 9 February 1890 in Uppsjön, Visnum (S).
Died 16 November 1946 in Illinois, USA.
  Olga Maria Larsson (Seaquist). Pedigree chart Born 22 April 1892 in Uppsjön, Visnum (S).
Died 19 June 1933.


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