38Re: [maineswedishcolony] RE: Arndt
- Feb 23, 2002Dear David,
Isn't technology wonderful? I knew someone would answer this
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Larsson" <dlarsson@...>
Cc: <hilde@...>; <rarndt@...>
Sent: Friday, February 22, 2002 6:16 PM
Subject: [maineswedishcolony] RE: Arndt
> When I read this original inquiry, I knew that if I called my father,
> he'd likely know something about the people involved. My father is John
> A. Larsson, born 1920 in New Sweden (grandson of L.P. Larsson, founder
> of the Jemtland store, referenced a couple of times on the Colony's
> webpage at http://www.geocities.com/mscguide/nshist.html
> <http://www.geocities.com/mscguide/nshist.html> ).
> Sure enough, my father remembers Peter Nelson quite well. In fact, he
> informs me that Peter Nelson gave him his first haircut! My father
> reports that there is at least one Nelson relative now living in the New
> Sweden area: Mrs. Frances Nelson, who was in my father's class at
> Jemtland grammar school. Mrs. Nelson married Ralph Nelson, who was a
> nephew of Peter. Yahoo shows a Frances Nelson with an addresss on
> Station Rd, New Sweden, ME 04762-0000.
> My father believes that Frida Arndt came to New Sweden from the midwest:
> Chicago, he would guess, but he isn't sure.
> Frida and Peter adopted a daughter, Virginia (called "Virgie"), who
> married Clarence Malm and lived in the New Sweden area for several
> years. After WWII, they moved to the "Little Maine" area of upstate New
> York, west of the Finger Lakes.
> Feel free to contact my father. He now lives at The Arbors, 403 West
> Center St., Apt 230, Manchester, CT 06040.
> David J. Larsson
> Marvin, Larsson, Henkin & Scheuritzel
> Centre Square West
> Suite 3510
> 1500 Market Street
> Philadelphia, PA 19102
> office email: <mailto:dlarsson@...>
> office phone: 215.656 4221
> office fax: 215.656.4202
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Carolyn Hildebrand [mailto:hilde@...]
> Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2002 7:59 AM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [maineswedishcolony] Arndt
> Roy, my name is Carolyn Hildebrand. I am currently president of the New
> Sweden Historical Society. I will try to find out any info I can for
> I checked the list of Declarations of Intention and Naturalizations in
> Sweden, ME 1873-1900. I found 3 Peter Nelson's-
> Peter H. Nelson WP, No. 7-249, born 1855, arrived 1871, naturalized
> March 4, 1880 (appears to have been unmarried at this time)
> Peter Nelson, WP, No. 10-78, arrived 1884, naturalized December 13,
> 1894. Peter Nelson declared his intent in the Supreme Judiciary of
> Piscataquis County, Dover, ME Dec 27, 1891, at which time he stated his
> was 30.
> Per W. Nelson, No. 10-130, born 1838, arrived 1883, naturalized Dec.
> 1899. Per Nelson born Jan 11, 1838, died June 12, 1903 is buried in the
> Westmanland Cemetery-Tombstone inscription in New Sweden.
> I obtained this info from the "Swedish American Genealogist"
> There is a book printed in 1970 by Richard Hede called Maine's Swedish
> Colony. This is a thick blue book, not indexed, containing collections
> info on the early settlers. I will try to go through this over the next
> days to see if anything of interest to you might be in it. Did you
> the town marriage records for Frida's parents names?
> I will get back to you...Carolyn
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Roy Arndt" <rarndt@...>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Monday, February 18, 2002 5:54 PM
> Subject: Re: [maineswedishcolony] Arndt
> > Rita/Andy Olson, I thank you for the reply, is there a listing of
> Swedish Settlers in the area? I believe some of the settlers
> > originated from Sweden in the same area as my ancestors, thanks for
> info, Roy Arndt.
> > Rita/Andy Olson wrote:
> > > I have forwarded your message to someone, I hope, can give you some
> > > information.
> > > if they can't I'm sure they will forward it to someone also.......
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "sjoberca" <rarndt@...>
> > > To: <email@example.com>
> > > Sent: Sunday, February 17, 2002 10:56 PM
> > > Subject: [maineswedishcolony] Arndt
> > >
> > > > I am interested in locating relatives of Frida Arndt, New Sweden,
> > > > Maine, who married Peter N. Nelson, Westmanland, Maine on May 15,
> > > > 1912. I would appreciate any info, Thnks, Roy Arndt, Falcon Lake,
> > > > Manitoba, Canada.
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