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Charles H. Lett/Caroline Johnson (F45)

Family: Charles H. Lett/Caroline Johnson (F45)

m. 1849

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  • Charles H. LettFather | Male
    Charles H. Lett

    Born  5 Sep 1819  Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 Feb 1905  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  18 Feb 1905  Swedish Lutheran Cemetery, Huron Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  1849  [1]  Sweden  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Caroline JohnsonMother | Female
    Caroline Johnson

    Born  16 Jul 1824  Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 May 1904  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Swedish Lutheran Cemetery, Huron Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  (Father - 30386) Johnson | F536 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Catherine "Anna" (Unknown) | F536 Group Sheet 

    John A. LettChild 1 | Male
    > John A. Lett

    Born  Jul 1849  English Channel while moving from Sweden to Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Aug 1939  Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Walnut Hill Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Margaret A. "Maggie" Anderson | F538 
    Married  6 Feb 1871  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    > William A. Lett

    Born  1 Feb 1853  near Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Mar 1915  Keithsburg, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  10 Mar 1915  Keithsburg Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Dorothy M. Kile | F510 
    Married  4 Jan 1881  Aledo, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    > Josephine Lett

    Born  25 May 1855  near Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 May 1929  at her home in Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  10 May 1929  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Alfred Gustav Johnson | F539 
    Married  8 Apr 1873  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Emma Christine LettChild 4 | Female
    > Emma Christine Lett

    Born  22 Oct 1858  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Jan 1901  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Kossuth Cemetery, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  August Frederik "Gus" Abrahamson | F541 
    Married  31 Mar 1881  Methodist Episcopal Church, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    Frank H. Lett

    Born  8 Feb 1861  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Jul 1942  Keithsburg, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  28 Jul 1942  Keithsburg Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg, Mercer County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Unknown
    (Child - 43489) Lett

    Born     
    Died  Bef 1900   
    Buried     

    Child 7 | Unknown
    (Child - 43490) Lett

    Born     
    Died  Bef 1900   
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Male
    James Albert "Jim" Lett

    Born  7 Dec 1862  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Feb 1937  Farris Cream Station, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  23 Feb 1937  Kossuth Cemetery, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Walter Theodore LettChild 9 | Male
    > Walter Theodore Lett

    Born  23 Mar 1866  Pegtown, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 May 1953  Memorial Hospital, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  25 May 1953  Kossuth Cemetery, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Ella Matilda Johnson | F11 
    Married  16 Mar 1892  home of W. W. Dodge, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  (Wife - 5014) (Unknown) | F511 (Separated) 
    Married  Between 1937 and 1938  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Photos
    Charles H. and Walter Theodore Lett
    Charles H. and Walter Theodore Lett
    Charles H. Lett, who immigrated from Sweden in 1849, and his youngest son, Walter Theodore Lett, taken in about 1890.

    General Newsprint
    Neighboring Towns; Mediapolis
    Neighboring Towns; Mediapolis
    A report that out-of-town family members, William A. and Frank H. Lett, and Julius Elbridge "Abe" Abrahamson, had been in Mediapolis, Iowa, for the funeral of Charles H. Lett.

  • Notes  Headstone Photograph:
    • Charles H., Caroline Lett, and Caroline's mother, Catherine Johnson's grave is located at the Swedish Lutheran Cemetery in Huron Township, Des Moines County, Iowa. The epitaph on the stone is: "Charles Lett. September 5, 1819 - February 16, 1905. Caroline, His Wife. July 16, 1824-May 28, 1904. Grand-Mother, Catherine Johnson, July 1794 - January 1879"

    Residence:
    • By 1862 they were living in Huron Township, Des Moines County, Iowa.

  • Sources 
    1. [S143] Yellow Spring and Huron - Des Moines County, Iowa, J. W. Merrill, (Published by the author, J. W. Merrill, Mediapolis, Iowa, 1897).