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Karl Axel Tigerstrand (1860 - 1947)

Karl Axel Tigerstrand
Born in Arby, Kalmar, Sverigemap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died at age 87 in Grapabo, Voxna, Gävleborg, Sverigemap
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Karl Axel Tigerström was born on March 13, 1860 in Arby parish, Kalmar län, Sweden. He was the son of teacher Johan Alexander Tigerstrand and his wife Sofia Christina Rosenqvist.[1]

After his mother's death in 1881, his father and siblings emigrated to the US in 1882 and 1883, but he and his family stayed on in Sweden.

1900 - Working as a lumberjack. Living with wife and 8 children in Gropabo, Voxna (X), Sweden [Source: Swedish Census 1900]


  1. Household examination book: Voxna (X) AI:14 (1884-1885) Bild 21 / sid 17 (AID: v137187.b21.s17, NAD: SE/HLA/1010230)
  • "Sweden, Kalmar Church Records, 1577-1907; index 1625-1860," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 24 May 2014), Karl Axel, 19 Mar 1860; citing Baptism, Arby församling, Kalmar, Sweden, book Födelse- och dopböcker, C, 7, 1849-1860, page 185, Landsarkivet I Vadstena (Vadstena Provincial Archives, Vadstena); FHL microfilm 137,413.
  • Sveriges Släktforskarförbund. Sveriges Dödbok 1901-2013 ver 6.00, DVD, 2014.

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He was a son of Tigerstrand-2
posted by Eva Ekeblad

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