Knut Lennart Mogren (1870 - 1922)

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Birthplace: Alegarden Farm, Eggby, Skara, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
Death: Died in Oneida, Madison, New York, USA
Cause of death: Pernicious Anemia
Occupation: Artist at the National Casket Company in Onieda
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Utvandrade till N. America 8/5 1888 enligt Eggby HFL.

Utvandrade till NY 1895? En Lennart Mogren fodd samma ar tar iallafall baten till Hull da. Men han star insterssant nog skriven som Amerikan. Var han hemma och halsade pa?

I oneida, madison census 1920 finns en lennart mogren invandrad 1890. Brodern Eric bodde i Oneida sa det verkar ju troligt att det ar ratt Lennart. Frun Charlotta ar ocksa fran Sverige. 1930 ar hon ensam med bara ett av alla barnen boende hos sig (Hjalmar/Helmer.)

Omnamd i brev fran Erik i NY till Gerhard.

En Per Mogren (tydligen min mammas syssling) har en bild av Lennart fran NY: http://aforum.genealogi.se/discus/messages/241/23882.html?1177146380

1920 census: [Leonard Hogun] Home in 1920: Oneida Ward 3, Madison, New York Age: 48 Estimated birth year: abt 1872 Birthplace: Sweden Relation to Head of House: Self (Head) [Head] Spouse's name: Charlotte Mogren Father's Birth Place: Sweden Mother's Birth Place: Sweden Marital Status: Married Race: White Sex: Male Home owned: Rent Year of immigration: 1890 Able to read: Yes Able to Write: Yes Leonard Mogren 48 Charlotte Mogren 42 Olga Mogren 20 Roy Mogren 18 Hjalmar Mogren 13 Edith Mogren 11 Lillian Mogren 8 Virginia Mogren 0

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mycket info men inte allt ar ratt....Stina Tinglholms foraldrar stammer ej med andra kallor (eller med sig sjalv heller...hennes pappa skulle ha dott 30 ar innan hon foddes).

Knut Lennart Mogren was born March 12, 1870 on a farm called Alegarden in the parish of Eggby, County of Skaraborg, Sweden. This county is in the southwest part of Sweden near the city of Goteberg, not Stokholm. Apparently he went by his middle name as many of his relatives did. Lennart first emmigrated to the United States on May 8, 1888 and worked for a while in a furniture factory in Grand Rapids, Michigan. However, he was living and working in Brooklyn, New York, where he met Charlotte Alida Anderson and they were married December 7, 1895 in Brooklyn. He was employed by the National Casket Company in Oneida, New York. Lennart returned to Sweden to visit family. He then emmigrated back to the U.S. a second time on May 2, 1897, sailing out of Goteberg, Sweden with his brother Eric. They lived and worked in Brooklyn until 1910 when Lennart moved his family(Charlotte and five children) to Oneida, New York and was made supervisor of the Wood Carving Department for the National Casket Company in Oneida. Eric also went with them to Oneida. Lennart was quite an artist and designed the casket President William McKinley was buried in. Lennart and Charlotte bought a home in Canastota, New York in 1919, however Lennart developed pernicious anemia and they returned to Oneida in 1920. Lennart died of pernicious anemia on December 11, 1922 in Oneida, New York.

Lennart Mogren, 52, of Oneida, New York, passed away yesterday, December 11, 1922 at the comforts of his home with his wife and family beside him. He was born March 12, 1870 in Sweden to Petter and Marta Reuter Mogren. He emmigrated to the U.S. and arrived May 8, 1888. On December 7, 1895, he married Charlotte Alida Anderson. They had seven children. He worked at the National Casket Company in Oneida from 1894-1919, when he was forced to retire because of pernicious amenia, which he died from. He was head supervisor of the Wood Carving Department, the same department his younger brother Eric worked in. He was also known as Knut. Lennart was predeasced by his parents, a daughter, Norma Virginia, earlier this year; a brother, Willy Ingierd; six uncles and three aunts; a cousin, Axel Mauritz Mogren last year. He is survived by his wife of 27 years Charlotte Mogren of Oneida; three sons: Gerald L. and his wife Bessie of Oneida; Roy A. of Philadelphia and Jack B. of Oneida; three daughters: Olga Hoyland and her husband John of Clark Mills, N.Y., Edith F. Mogren and Lillian C. Mogren, both of Oneida, N.Y.; a granddaughter, Helen Mogren, of Oneida; five brothers: Olof T.(Hulda), Per B.(Tekla), Adolf G.(Signe), Sven G., all of Sweden and Eric(Rosa) of Oneida, N.Y.; a sister, Edith of Sweden; many cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.

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Lennart Mogren's Timeline

1870
March 12, 1870
Eggby, Skara, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
1888
1888
- May 8, 1888
Age 17
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States
1895
December 7, 1895
Age 25
New York, Kings, New York, United States
1896
1896
- 1896
Age 25
Goteborg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden

Knut returned to Sweden for his younger brother Eric.

July 22, 1896
Age 26
New York, Kings, New York, United States
1897
January 15, 1897
- May 2, 1897
Age 26
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

Knut returned to the U.S. with his brother Eric, who will live with the family until he is married.

1899
January 15, 1899
Age 28
New York, Kings, New York, United States
1901
June 12, 1901
Age 31
New York, Kings, New York, United States
1905
July 6, 1905
Age 35
New York, Kings, New York, United States
1908
October 6, 1908
Age 38
New York, Kings, New York, United States