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Ole Jeppsson Okerlund, Sr

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Torrlösa, Skåne County, Sweden
Death: November 13, 1909 (80)
Loa, Wayne, Utah, USA
Place of Burial: Loa, Wayne, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Jeppa Olson and Elsa Sevenson
Husband of Bengta Pehrson Okerlund
Father of Charles Perry Okerlund; Mathilda Ephramina Okerlund; Matilda Ephramina Ivie; Hannah Jakeman; Albertine Hunt and 7 others

Occupation: Blacksmith
Managed by: Eldon Clark (Geni volunteer cura...
Last Updated:

About Ole Jeppsson Okerlund, Sr

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Samuel A. Woolley Company (1861)

Age at departure: 31

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Birth: Sep. 16, 1829, Sweden

Death: Nov. 11, 1909 Loa Wayne County Utah, USA

Son of Jeppa Olson and Elsa Sevenson

Married Bengta Carlson Pehrson, 20 Dec 1854, Vittskovie, Torriosa, Malmohus, Sweden

Children -

  • Charles Perry Okerlund,
  • Hulda Josephine Okerlund,
  • Matilda Ephramina Okerlund,
  • Lydia Okerlund, George
  • William Okerlund,
  • Hannah Okerlund,
  • Albertine Okerlund,
  • Ole Albert Okerlund,
  • Mary Ellen Okerlund,
  • Orilla Bengta Okerlund,
  • Edward Okerlund

Ole was one of the earliest settlers of Utah, crossing the plains with an ox team and for many years was the best blacksmith it southern Utah.

Utah Death Certificate


Family links:

Spouse:
  • Bengta Pehrson Carlson Okerlund (1832 - 1916)*
Children:
  • Matilda Ephraimine Okerlund Ivie (1860 - 1937)*
  • George W Okerlund (1862 - 1945)*
  • Lydia Okerlund Pace (1864 - 1907)*
  • Hannah Okerlund Jakeman (1866 - 1958)*
  • Edward Okerlund (1879 - 1918)*

Inscription: Son of Jeppa & Elsa Olson. Born in Sweden.


Note: Discrepancy between the marker engraving and death certificate.


Burial: Loa Cemetery Loa Wayne County Utah, USA

Maintained by: SMS Originally Created by: Connie R. Brian Record added: Jan 27, 2008 Find A Grave Memorial# 24203161


  • Immigration: 1861
  • Residence: 1900 - ED 177 Thurber Precinct Thurber town, Wayne, Utah, United States
  • Residence: 1909 - Loa
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Ole Jeppsson Okerlund, Sr's Timeline

1829
September 17, 1829
Torrlösa, Skåne County, Sweden
September 19, 1829
Torrlösa, Skåne County, Sweden
1856
May 27, 1856
Age 26
Sweden
1860
October 14, 1860
Age 31
Sweden
October 14, 1860
Age 31
1866
April 23, 1866
Age 36
Gunnison, Sanpete County, Utah, United States
1868
June 15, 1868
Age 38
Gunnison, Sanpete County, Utah Territory, United States
1909
November 13, 1909
Age 80
Loa, Wayne, Utah, USA
November 19, 1909
Age 80
Loa, Wayne, Utah, USA