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Photo #18192

Last Name: Abrahamson

First Name : Laurentius

Middle Name: Gustav

Subject's City: Chicago

Subject's State: IL

Subject's County: Cook

Subject's Country: USA

Date: 1851-1900

Photographer: Melander

Photographer's City: Chicago

Photographer's State: IL


Type** : CC

Comments: Laurentius Gustav Abrahamson (Nee: ) | Chicago IL USA | 1851-1900 | Comments: Found!#392 12/1/2004 Ranae Feick writes- Photo # 18192 is Laurentius Gustav Abrahamson. A Lutheran minister educated at Augustana Theological Seminary. His home in Rock Island Illinois is now a men's dorm at the same school. He was also on the board of Augusta Hospital Chicago, and founder of Salem Lutheran church in Hyde Park. He was the first cousin to my great grandfather Robert Albin Abrahamsson of Ostra Frolunda Sweden. He sponsored the immigration of my grandmother Lydia and her sister Ruth Abrahamsson (they came through Ellis Island). He married my grandparents in his home in Rock Island, Illinois. // Written on back * L.G Abrahamson Pastor Salems Kytkan Chicago 1886 Na dod * Photographers address 208 east Ohio Chicago ....The photos from this album are from a family from Sweden who emigrated to Chicago mid to late 1880s .Primary name on photos is Soderdahl or Saderdahl ,other names: Johnson , Larson and Carlman .Some photos have names some do not. Many say *Freind of Mr Soderdahl *. These photos were being thrown away by a very elderly lady who could not remember who these people were when they were discovered by the donator. Thanks Ellen for this wonderful recovery ! Contact or

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Pastor Abrahamson Photo Album Illinois Swedish Family

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