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Johan Alexander Tigerstrand (1825 - 1910)

Johan Alexander (John) Tigerstrand
Born in Applarum, Torsås, Kalmar, Sverigemap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 85 in Denver, Colorado, United Statesmap
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6 Jun 1825 Born to Nils Tigerstrand and his wife Beata Sofia Kastman at Applarum no 3 in Torsås parish, Kaömar, Sweden.. .[1][2][3]

29 Dec 1848 Married Sofia Maria Rosenquist in Arby församling, Kalmar [4]

1880 - Migrated from Sweden to USA. [5]

According to Swedish household examinations books he emigrated to the US in 1883 with his sons Claes Otto Emil and Algot Ferdinand after his wife passed away in 1881. His son Per Oscar and daughter Hilma Anna Beata had left for the US the year before, in 1882.[6]

1900 - Widower. Lived with his sons family in Denver city, Arapahoe, Colorado [Source: United States Census 1900]

Died in 1910 as he is buried Dec 10, 1910 at Riverside Cemetery in Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA.[7]

Research Notes

A third son is mentioned on a Ancestry forum. "Alfred Ossian (d. 1940) married Susan Roscorla (d. 1909);" Could it be this Alfred Tigerstrand?

Much more on this family available at


  1. Torsås CI:7 (1822-1838) Bild 62 / sid 119 (AID: v41150.b62.s119, NAD: SE/VALA/00385) Arkiv Digital
  2. FindAGrave:
  3. Household examination book: Torsås (H) AI:12 (1824-1831) Bild 296 / sid 278 (AID: v24164.b296.s278, NAD: SE/VALA/00385)
  4. Sweden, Kalmar Church Records, 1577-1907; index 1625-1860," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 24 May 2014), Johan Alexander Tigerstrand and Sophia Christina Rosenquist, 29 Dec 1848; citing Marriage, Arby församling, Kalmar, Sweden, book Födelse- och dopböcker, C, 5, 1821-1848, page , Landsarkivet I Vadstena (Vadstena Provincial Archives, Vadstena); FHL microfilm 137,413.
  5. United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 14 February 2016), John A Tigerstrand in household of Albert Tigerstrand, Precinct 6 Denver city Ward 7, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States; citing sheet 6A, family 128, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,118.
  6. Household examination book: Voxna (X) AI:14 (1884-1885) Bild 21 / sid 17 (AID: v137187.b21.s17, NAD: SE/HLA/1010230)
  7. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 13 November 2018), memorial page for John A. Tigerstrand (Jun 1825–8 Dec 1910), Find A Grave: Memorial #171535740 Find A Grave Memorial no. 171535740, citing Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by bob toelle (contributor 47047332) .
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 14 February 2016), John A Tigerstrand in household of Albert Tigerstrand, Denver Ward 5, Denver, Colorado, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 73, sheet 15B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,374,127.

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The Alfred Ossian in the research notes is the same Alfred Tigerstrand as the link refers to. For more information and sources about the Tigerstrand family feel free to contact me at [email address removed] p> //J. Tigerstrand

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