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Nils Fredrik Lindgren was born 12 May 1846 at Jonsbo, Kalmar Lan, Sweden.  He immigrated in 1853 to the Knoxville, Knox Co., IL area, where he joined family and friends in a Swedish community there.  He remained there until 1875 when he homesteaded on land in Saunders County, NE. Nels died 09 February 1916 at Wahoo, Saunders Co., NE, and is buried with his wife in Edensberg Lutheran Cemetery, Malmo, Saunders Co., NE. (Find A Grave Memorial# 34223771)

On 04 February 1871, at Knoxville, Knox, IL, he married Anna Regina Wahlstrom, daughter of Jonas &  Brita Louisa (Samuelson) Walstrom.   She was born on 01 December 1849 in Sweden.  She died 20 August 1935 in Saunders Co., NE. (Find A Grave Memorial# 34223786). 

They had eleven children:

1.  Carl Henry Lindgren  born 25 July 1872, died 30 August 1913

2.  Amanda Louise Lindgren  born 05 May 1874, died 29 November 1963

3.  Adolph Fred Lindgren, born 08 March 1876 in NE, died 9 Nov 1963 in SD

 

4.  Agnes E. Lindgren, born  26 Mar 1878 in NE, died 29 July 1968 in Oakland, Alameda, CA.

5.  Hilma Emelia Lindgren, born in  April 1880 in Saunders Co., NE.  died after 1930.

6.  Jennie M. Lindgren  born May 1882, died 1943

7.  Anna Adele Lindgren, born 29 July 1885 at Malmo, Saunders, NE, died 14 Mar 1967 at Malmo, Saunders, NE., buried: Edensberg Lutheran Cemetery, Malmo, Saunders, NE.  Find A Grave Memorial# 34102534

She married on 27 Dec 1911 at Chicago, Cook, IL to Johan William Gerhardt Berquist.  He was born  03 Jul 1885 in Wakefield, Dixon, NE, died 29 Jul 1912 in Malmo, Saunders, NE, buried: Edensberg Lutheran Cemetery, Malmo, Saunders, NE  Find A Grave Memorial# 34102486

Anna never remarried, but was living with her sister, Lillie Erickson at the time of the 1930 & 1940 Censuses. She earned her living as a seamstress and head of the ladies' department in the Anderson-Hultin department store in Wahoo, NE.

8.  Herman Emmanuel Lindgren, born 09 August 1887 near Malmo, Saunders, NE, died 11 April 1947 in NE, buried:  Sunrise Cemetery, Wahoo, Saunders, NE.  Find A Grave Memorial# 84777458

His draft card describes him as being medium in height and build, with blue eyes and brown hair.  He married on 29 June 1927 at Wahoo, Saunders, NE to Dorothy E. Hultin.  She was born 23 Aug 1902, died 09 Aug 1982 at Omaha, Douglas, NE

9.  Lenard C. Lindgren, twin to Lillie, he was born 16 April 1891 in Saunders Co., NE, died 22 Nov 1891 in Saunders Co., NE, buried:  Edensberg Cemetery, Saunders Co., NE.  Find A Grave Memorial# 34223674

He is buried in the family plot of Carl Henry Lindgren.

10. Lillie J. Lindgren born 16 April 1891, died April 1982

11. Nels Elias Walter Lindgren born 07 May 1893, at Wahoo, Saunders Co., NE, died 16 October 1952