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Victoria Johnson - Mother, Daughter, Grand Daughter

Henric Jönsson and wife Bertha Christina Jonsdotter were born in Ramsele parish in Sweden and came to Stockholm township in July of 1869. Henric's father, Jöns Sparfeldt, had come the prior year and bought a farm in February of 1868. Henric and Bertha had two children, Victoria and John Alfred, before Henric was robbed and murdered while working for the railroad near Council Bluffs. Son John died in the diptheria plague of 1876. Victoria and her mother lived at grandpa Sparfeldt's farm until 1885 when Bertha married Carl Sundstrom. Victoria married neighbor Leonard Johnson in 1892 and they raised a family of 10 children, 9 of which reached adulthood. Third daughter Erma married Russell Ecklund and their first child was Winifred who is the young child in this picture with her mother and grandmother and greatmother.

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