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Carl Henry Lindgren was born 25 July 1872 in Knox County, IL.  He died of peritonitis on 30 August 1913 in Immanuel Hospital, Omaha, Douglas, NE and is buried in Edensberg Lutheran Cemetery near Malmo, Saunders Co., NE with his wife and family.  Find A Grave Memorial# 34222007

He came to Saunders County,NE, from Galesburg, IL, in March of 1876.  He farmed in Mariposa Township, Saunders Co., NE until his death.

He married  on 14 Feb 1900, in the Nels Lindgren home in Saunders Co., NE,  to Anna M. (born 16 April 1870 in Aseda, Krnonbergs, Sweden,  and died 19 March 1956 in Saunders County, NE. Find A Grave Memorial# 34222057 ). Anna  immigrated to America from Sweden in 1892.

Their children were:

1.  Emory Lindgren, born 19 April 1901 in Saunders Co., NE, died 24 June 1901 in Saunders Co., NE.  He is buried in  Edensberg Lutheran Cemetery, Malmo, Saunders, NE.  Find A Grave Memorial# 34223716


2. Leonard Carl Lindgren, b: 23 August 1902 in Saunders Co., NE, d: 17 Sept. 1943.  He is buried in Sunrise Cemetery, Saunders Co., NE.  He married Norine Edith Johnson (b: 1 Sep 1906 in NE, d: 27 Aug 1998 in Wahoo, Saunders, NE) after 1930.  Norine is the daughter of Carl Onger  & Hannah Johnson

Leonard continued to help with the farm after his father's death.  In 1930, the family had moved to Wahoo, NE, and he was earning a living as a dry goods salesman.  By 1940, he was living in Marquette, Hamilton, NE, working as a high school principal.  His wife, Norine, had been a school teacher before their marriage.

They had children in the 1940 Census:

        1.  Leonard Carl Lindgren II  

        2.  William Lee Lindgren.

3.  Darlene Lindgren , born 18 December 1906, in Nebraska, died 009 Nov 2000 in Ramsey Co., MN. (Find A Grave Memorial# 52553479)  She married Carl E. Pearson (born 1901 in Omaha, Douglas, NE, died 1965, Find A Grave Memorial# 52553477), son of Swan & Annette Pearson,  in 1930.   Darline worked as a school teacher in Bristow, Boyd, NE, before her marriage.  Carl was farming in Boyd County until at least 1940.  He is listed in the 1945 SD State Census as a farmer in Star Valley township, Fairfax, Gregory, SD.

They had two daughters.

1.   Deanna Pearson.

2.  Daughter # 2


4.  Clarine Lindgren, b: abt. 1911 in NE.  (appears in the 1920 & 1930 US Census)

 5.  Eldora Lindgren, born 12 December 1912 in Saunders Co., NE, died 02 Jan 1913 in Saunders Co., NE.  She is buried in  Edensberg Lutheran Cemetery, Malmo, Saunders, NE.  Find A Grave Memorial# 34223745