Charles Lindbergh
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Carl August Lindbergh (1859 - 1924)

Carl August (Charles) Lindbergh aka Månsson
Born in Stockholm, Swedenmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [half]
Husband of — married 4 Apr 1887 in Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, United States Mmap
Husband of — married 27 Mar 1901 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 65 in Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota, USAmap
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Charles August Lindbergh was born on 20 January 1859 in Stockholm, Sweden with the name Carl Månsson. He was the illegitimate son of Ola Månsson and his mistress Lovisa Carlén. In 1859, Ola was accused of bribery and embezzlement. He changed his name to August Lindbergh, left his wife and seven children, and emigrated to the United States with his mistress and their infant son, Carl. Lovisa changed her name to Louisa and young Carl became Charles August Lindbergh.

Charles first became a lawyer. Later, he became a United States Congressman representing Minnesota's 6th congressional district. He held that office from 1907 to 1917.

On 4 April 1887, Charles married Mary LaFond in Morrison County, Minnesota,[1] with whom he fathered two daughters. Lillian and Eva. Mary died in 1898.

Charles married Evangeline Lodge Land 27 Mar 1901 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. [2] The were the parents of Charles Augustus Lindbergh, the aviator.

Charles Lindbergh died in 1924 of brain cancer.[3][4]


  1. MMS Minnesota Official Marriage System. MORRISON B1-350 04/04/1887 LINDBERGH, CHAS A LAFOND, MARY.
  2. "Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995", database, FamilySearch ( : 18 February 2021), Evangeline L. Land in entry for Chas A. Lindbergh, 1901.
  3. Minnesota Death Certificate, "Minnesota, Death Records and Certificates, 1900-1955", database, FamilySearch ( : 29 October 2020), Chas. A. Lindbergh, 1924.
  4. Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 16 August 2021), memorial page for Charles August Lindbergh (20 Jan 1859–24 May 1924), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7124865, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered, who reports a Ashes scattered near the Sauk River in Melrose where the first Lindbergh home once stood..
  • "CHARLES A. LINDBERGH AND FAMILY: An Inventory of Their Papers at the Minnesota Historical Society". Minnesota Historical Society. 1987-08-18. Retrieved 2007-01-31. [1]

See also:

  • "Minnesota State Census, 1895," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 22 February 2021), C A Lindbergh, Little Falls city, Ward 01, Morrison, Minnesota; citing p. 31, line 29, State Library and Records Service, St.Paul; FHL microfilm 565,789.
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 19 October 2021), C A Lindbergh in household of O C Trace, Little Falls city Ward 1, Morrison, Minnesota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 100, sheet 2A, family 28, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,776.
  • "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 28 May 2021), Charles Linberg in entry for August Linberg, 1870.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 February 2021), Charles Lindbergh in household of August Lindbergh, Melrose, Stearns, Minnesota, United States; citing enumeration district ED 129, sheet 551B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,634.

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Please change the last name at birth from Lindbergh to Månsson as per the article cited. Thank you.
posted by Michele Britton