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August Frederik "Gus" Abrahamson/Emma Christine Lett (F541)

Family: August Frederik "Gus" Abrahamson/Emma Christine Lett (F541)

m. 31 Mar 1881

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  • August Frederik "Gus" AbrahamsonFather | Male
    August Frederik "Gus" Abrahamson

    Born  2 Jul 1852  Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  20 Oct 1906  Mediapolis, 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
    Married  31 Mar 1881  [1]  Methodist Episcopal Church, Des Moines County, Iowa  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Abram Johnson | F19862 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Johanna Peterson | F19862 Group Sheet 

    Emma Christine LettMother | 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
    Father  Charles H. Lett | F45 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Caroline Johnson | F45 Group Sheet 

    Franklin Albert Theodore "Frank" AbrahamsonChild 1 | Male
    > Franklin Albert Theodore "Frank" Abrahamson

    Born  5 Jan 1882  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Aug 1953  Amarillo, Potter County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  1 Sep 1953  Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Nellie Miller | F7762 
    Married  Abt 1924   

    Child 2 | Male
    Julius Elbridge "Abe" Abrahamson

    Born  15 Jul 1884  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Abt 7 Mar 1992   
    Buried  10 Mar 1992  Kossuth Cemetery, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    > Eva Leota Abrahamson

    Born  22 Jun 1889  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Dec 1964  rural Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  15 Dec 1964  Kossuth Cemetery, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Peter Paul "Pete" Mullahy, Jr. | F7974 
    Married  31 Jan 1912  Saint Mary's Catholic Church, West Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    > William Rollin "Roy" Abrahamson

    Born  9 May 1894  Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1 Sep 1962  Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Orange County, California Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Helen D. Allen | F16319 
    Married     

    Child 5 | Male
    (Infant Son - 21677) Abrahamson

    Born  Aft 1900   
    Died     
    Buried    Kossuth Cemetery, Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Photos
    The Marriage Photograph of Emma Christine Lett and August Frederic Abrahamson
    The Marriage Photograph of Emma Christine Lett and August Frederic Abrahamson
    Emma and August were married March 31, 1881, in the Methodist Episcopal Church in Des Moines County, Iowa.

    General Newsprint
    The News
    The News
    A Notice that August Frederic "Gus" Abrahamson Was Moving His Family South of Morning Sun, Iowa.

  • Notes  Iowa Marriage Records:
    • Groom's Name: August Abrahamson; Groom's Birth Date: 1853; Groom's Birthplace: Sweden; Groom's Age: 28; Bride's Name: Emma C. Lett; Bride's Birth Date: 1859; Bride's Birthplace: Iowa; Bride's Age: 22; Marriage Date: 31 March 1881; Marriage Place: Kossuth, Des Moines County, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Abram Johnson; Groom's Mother's Name: Johanna Peterson; Bride's Father's Name: Charles Lett; Bride's Mother's Name: Caroline Johnson; Groom's Race: White; Groom's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Race: White; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02685-2; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1675642; Reference Number: CN 72; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992

    Headstone Photograph:
    • August Frederik "Gus," Emma Christine (Lett) Abrahamson, and an Infant Son's grave is located at the Kossuth Cemetery near Mediapolis, Iowa. The epitaph on the stone is: "Abrahamson, August F. July 2, 1852 - October 20, 1906; Emma C. Lett, His Wife. October 22, 1858 - January 1, 1901; Infant Son." In addition to a photograph of the full stone, there is a closeup of the epitaph.

    Newspaper Article:
    • THE NEWS.
      MORNING SUN, IOWA.
      THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1890.

      Gus Abrahamson is moving to his farm south of town to-day.

  • Sources 
    1. [S94] LDS Online Record, Film #: M587111 (Reliability: 2).