(1827 - 1891) and (18? - 1894)Johan Ahmanson was born on April 7, 1827, in Smaland, Sweden. At age six he was taken to live with a farmer, for whom he worked until age eighteen. He became a master bookbinder and emigrated to Denmark in 1849. There he was recruited by the Mormons, who sent him to Norway as a missionary. While in jail there for his religious activities, the jailer's daughter, Greta Sophia Fielstad, fell in love with him. Upon his release from jail, she followed him to Copenhagen, where they married in 1853.
|Placed By||Prospect Hill Cemetery|
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|Date Added||Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 9:09pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15T E 252100 N 4573848|
|Decimal Degrees||41.27803333, -95.95991667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 16.682', W 95° 57.595'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 16' 40.92" N, 95° 57' 35.70" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 35 Cemetery Rd, Omaha NE 68111, US|
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