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A-1.I-6. Descendants of Per Alfred Quarnstrom

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Per Alfred Quarnstrom at work
A picture which we think included Per Alfred at his work

Anna Maria Lydia Peterson Quarnstrom Widsten
Anna Maria Lydia Peterson Quarnstrom Widsten

Per Alfred Quarnstrom was born on 04 Feb. 1858 in Nyhammar, Dalarna, Sweden. He married Anna Maria Lydia Peterson. She was born 09 Apr. 1856 in Gavle, Gavleborg, Sweden. Her father was Anders Peterson and mother was Britta Jansen.  

Per Alfred died 15 July 1886 in Gavle, Gavleborg, Sweden. After Per Alfred's death Anna Maria remarried to Harry Widsten.  They immigrated to the U.S. from the port Christiana and arrived on August 25, 1919 on the ship United States. 

They moved to Chicago, which I verified from the 1920 census. They were living with Alfred Joel and Beda Marie. They then moved on to Seattle, Washington, USA where Anna Maria died 28 July 1949.  She is buried in Seattle. Their children were:


A-1.I-6.II-1. Lydia Alfreda Quarnstrom born 1881 died in early childhood, buried in Sweden
A-1.I-6.II-2. Carl Alfred Emanuel Quarnstrom
          married Sophie Roeper Bosch
born 17 July 1883 in Nyhammar, Dalarna, Sweden died 21 June 1942 in Seattle, Washington, USA
A-1.I-6.II-3. Alfred Joel Quanstrom
          married Beda Marie Engberg
born 13 July 1886 in Sweden died 11 May 1965 in Chicago, Illinois, USA


Karl Alfred Emanuel and Alfred Joel Quarnstrom
Carl Alfred Emanuel and Alfred Joel Quarnstrom