Johansson-Stenberg-Boorkman, Peter Johan
1844-1913


Born 2 March 1844 in Algutsboda (H).
Baptized 3 March 1844 in Algutsboda (H).
Died 1 January 1913 in Aurora, Illinois,USA.

Peter Johan Johansson-Stenberg-Boorkman. Pedigree chart Born 2 March 1844 in Algutsboda (H). Died 1 January 1913 in Aurora, Illinois,USA.
f Johan Peter Johansson. Pedigree chart Born 17 October 1815 in Ljuder (G).
ff Johan Magnusson. Pedigree chart Born 29 May 1776 in Sebbahult, Långasjö (G). fff Magnus Johansson. Pedigree chart Born 2 March 1745.
 
 
ffm Katarina Nilsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1738.  
 
fm Anna Elisabeth Petersdotter (Rignell). Pedigree chart Born 29 January 1787. fmf Peter Gummesson Rignell. Pedigree chart Born 9 February 1760 in Backa, Ljuder (G). Died 25 July 1819 in Ljudersmåla, Ljuder (G).
fmff Gumme Månsson. Pedigree chart Born about 1728 in Bredanäs, Linneryd (G).
fmfm Martha Svensdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1 May 1732 in Vida Norrgård, Ljuder (G).
fmm Maria Elisabeth Petersdotter Rignell. Pedigree chart Born 26 May 1765 in Ljuder (G). Died 31 October 1846 in Ljuder (G). fmmf Peter Svensson Rignell. Pedigree chart Born 3 February 1720 in Eriksmåla, Ljuder (G). Died 13 February 1785 in Klockarmålen, Ljuder (G).
fmmm Elisabeth Svickertsdotter Trolle. Pedigree chart Born in Grimslöv, Skatelöv (G). Died 24 April 1806 in Klockaremålen, Ljuder (G).
m Lena Lisa Isaksdotter. Pedigree chart Born 4 April 1818 in Marskog, Älghult (G). mf Isak Lind. Pedigree chart Born 13 June 1793 in Lenhovda (G).
mff Per Jonasson. Pedigree chart Born 1736 in Lenhovda (G). Died 29 April 1798 in Forsa, Lenhovda (G).  
 
mfm Anna Kristina Eriksdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1761 in Lenhovda (G). Died 11 February 1799 in Forsa, Lenhovda (G).  
 
mm Lena Andersdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1 June 1796 in Hökamåla, Älghult (G). mmf Anders Trulsson. Pedigree chart  
 
mmm Kajsa Nilsdotter. Pedigree chart  
 

Biography

Born 2 March 1844 in Algutsboda (H).
Baptized 3 March 1844 in Algutsboda (H).
Died 1 January 1913 in Aurora, Illinois,USA.


Johan Peter Johansson was born as the third child in a family of ten brothers and sisters. He grew up in the parish of Algutsboda, where the possibilities of making a living were limited. The family lived in Eriksmåla and didn't move around as many people did at this period of time in Sweden. Johan Peter's father was a crofter and made his living in different ways, among other things as a rag man. In 1863 Johan Peter moved to the farm Grisebo Söregård in Ljuder. After one year there he went back to Algutsboda for some time. In Nov. 1864 he went to the glassworks in Hovmantorp as a smith's assistent. He remained there for three years. At the end of the decade 1860-1870 there were some really bad years with many crop-failures. More and more people decided to emigrate, so did Johan Peter and his brother Frans Vilhelm. The latter emigrated in June 1870 to America and so did Johan Peter at about the same time. At the emigration they changed their names as many emigrants did. In this case their name was changed from Johansson to Stenberg. In USA Johan Peter worked as a wheelwright in Burlington, Iowa, where he settled down for a while. He married Kristina Sofia Eriksdotter. During this first period of time there was another change of names - now from Stenberg to Boorkman. Frans was even changed to Frank and Johan to John. The John Peter Boorkman family moved later on to Madison, Indiana, where John Peter eventually died in January 1913.

Spouse(s) and children
Kristina Sofia Boorkman (Eriksdotter). Pedigree chart Born 29 September 1843 in Horn (E).
Died 27 November 1928 in Madison, Ind., USA.
Buried 1928 in Aurora, Illinois, USA.
Kristina moved to USA in 1869-04-26. She was one of Karolina Josefina's sisters. In America she married John Peter Boorkman, who came from Algutsboda, Småland. His name was originally Johansson. He changed his name to Stenberg when going to America. Kristina got 6 children, 2 boys and 4 daughters. She died 1928-11-27 in Aurora, Illinois.
Married 1870 in Burlington, Illiois, USA
  Frank Oscar Boorkman. Pedigree chart Born 2 September 1872 in Burlington, Iowa, USA.
Died 1889 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, USA.
  Josephine Carolina Boorkman. Pedigree chart Born 12 February 1874 in Burlington, Iowa, USA.
Died 26 October 1958 in Aurora, Illinois, USA.
  Charles John Boorkman. Pedigree chart Born 2 November 1875 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, USA.
Died 14 February 1959.
  Anna Mathilda Boorkman. Pedigree chart Born 25 April 1877 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, USA.
  Emma Amalia Boorkman. Pedigree chart Born 2 June 1879 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, USA.
Died 1891 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, USA.
  Maria Christina Boorkman. Pedigree chart Born 22 March 1881 in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, USA.
Died 1914 in Aurora, Illinois, USA.


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