Submitted by Joan Johnson
Engerman Olson was born Oct. 18, 1835 at Kronebergs San, Verastad Forsamling, Sweden. Died Mar 25, 1924, at Tampico Illinois, 88 years, 5 months, 7 days. He was the eldest child of Olof Johanson and Ellen Hokinson to which union thirteen children were born all of whom have preceeded him in death but one brother , John Olson and one sister, Mrs. Magnus Peterson.
Was married May 5, 1878 to Emma Gustafva Johanson, Rysby Socken, Kroneergs San, Sweden. To this union were born six children; Ida Maria , died in infancy; Alfred Olof; Amanda Sandrock;Elfrida Matilda; Segrie Mari Pierson; and Boline.
Landed in America Oct. 18, 1889.
While living in the vicinity of Fairfield was a member of the Swedish Lutheran Church of New Bedford, Ill.
He leaves to mourn his death, his wife, children, six grandchildren, nephews, and nieces and a host of friends. Brother & sister.
Swan Crosell Albert Ferris Joe Teach Fred Ruch
Swan Anderson John S. Johnshon
Father: Olaf Johanson
Mother: Ellen Hokinson
Other family members:
Services: At Home in Tampico
Officiating Clergy: Rev. T. Nordale, Swedish Lutheran
Music: “Nearer My god to Thee” “Beyond The River”
By: Margaret Scott, Myrtle Graham and Neva C. Denison
Interment: Tampico Memorial Cemetery