Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/14/2006 at 15:11:49
Abel Carlson, farmer, Sec 17, P O Ogden, was born in Sweden in 1848 and in 1872, in company with his parents, he emigrated to the Unites States, stopping a short time in Illinois, in October of that year he came to this county and township, and in 1875 settled where he now lives, owning a farm of 160 acres, the father of our sketch was born in 1820 and the mother in 1821, the children were eight in number: Abel, Beata, Celia, Dinah, Edwin, Frederica, Gustafva and Henry, the first named was educated in his native country, he was elected township trustee in 1878 and county supervisor in 1879, being elected by a majority of 227 on the independent ticket
1880 Boone Co History Book
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