Monrad Wallgren was born on 17 Apr 1891 in Polk County, Iowa, the son of Oscar Wallgren and Carrie Helgesen.
In 1895, Monrad Wallgren, 4, lived with his parents Swan O. and Carrie Wallgren, sister Maud and two other Wallgrens in Des Moines. THe family was Lutheran.
In 1900, Oscar "Wallgreen," a watchmaker, lived in Galveston, Galveston, Texas, with his wife, brother and two children.
In 1910, C. M. Wahlgren, 19, lived with his parents S. O. and Carrie M. Wahlgren and two siblings in Everett, Snohomish, Washington.
In 1930, Monrad C. Wallgren, 38 b. Iowa, lived in a home he rented at 2331 Colby, in Everett, Snohomish, Washington, with his wife "Maule" (Mable), 37 b. Wisconsin. He worked as a retail jeweler.
Mon died on 18 Sept 1961 as a result of complications resulting from an automobile accident. He is buried at the Evergreen Cemetery, Everett, Snohomish, Washington: Plot: Block 49, Lot 396. You can see a picture of his gravestone at Find A Grave Memorial# 6408.
↑ "Iowa State Census, 1895," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VTQZ-55P : accessed 7 March 2016), Monrad Walgren in household of Swan O Walgren, Polk, Iowa, United States; citing p. 4, 1895, State Historical Society, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,022,098.
Swan O Walgren, 42 b. Sweden; Carrie Walgren, 32 Wisconsin; Maud Walgren, 7 b. Iowa; Monrad Walgren, 4 b. Iowa; Marie Walgren, 85 b. Sweden; Pete Walgren, 60 b. Sweden.
↑ "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M3GC-DQP : accessed 7 March 2016), Oscar Wallgreen, Galveston city Ward 11, Galveston, Texas, United States; citing ED 137, sheet 13A, family 221, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,241,637.
Oscar Wallgreen, 48 b. Dec 1852 Sweden; Cary Wallgreen, 37 b. Jan 1863 Wisconsin; Maud Wallgreen, 15 b. Aug 1885 Iowa; Monied Wallgreen, 9 b. April 1891 Iowa; widowed brother Peter Wallgreen, 61 b. Nov 1839 Sweden. Oscar came to the USA in 1871, while Peter came in 1870. Oscar and Cary have been married for 14 years, and Cary has had two children.
↑ "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGVW-JWG : accessed 7 March 2016), C M Wahlgren in household of S O Wahlgren, Everett Ward 6, Snohomish, Washington, United States; citing ED 287, sheet 5B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,375,681.
S O Wahlgren, 57 b. Sweden; Carrie M Wahlgren, 46 b. Wisconsin; Maude A Wahlgren, a 22 year old music teacher b. Iowa; C M Wahlgren, a 19 year old clerk in a jewelry store b. Iowa; Lloyd E Wahlgren, 6 b. Washington. S. O. was a jeweler who came to the USA in 1871.