Augustana Seniors Fall 1884 (Class of 1885)


FYI-102: Practical Genealogy

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Student Biographies

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Education | Genealogy | History

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Johan Sven Carlson was a senior at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, in the fall of 1884. His name appears in the college catalog of 1884 – 1885, along with his birthplace, the year of his birth, and a few other facts. From this start, we researched the genealogy and family history of Johan Sven Carlson. This paper contains a short biography of J. S. Carlson, a report on his ancestors, a report on his descendants, and some open questions for further research.