Search for content in message boards

John Hoagland

Replies: 3

Re: John Hoagland

Posted: 1507695374000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hoagland, Hoaglund, Anderson, Andersson
Doreen, I have further information to share on John Hoaglund. I believe he was born in Tverret, Alvsborg, Sweden on September 28, 1858, under the name Johan Leonard Andersson. You can find his Swedish records under that name. I believe he was a handlander, a merchant, probably one who traveled to sell items --perhaps textiles, as Alvsborg was a textile center. There were others in his family who did the same kind of work. He came to the United States in about 1881 and at some time adopted the last name Hoaglund/Hoagland. I think a lot of people in Sweden changed their names during this period, as Sweden transitioned away from its traditional way of naming sons and daughters based on the father's first name.
Please feel free to contact me on Ancestry.com or e-mail me at kathy.anderson@mchsi.com. My husband is a descendant of Julia's, too. Best regards.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Doreen Casey 1484532938000 
judyartley261... 1486843043000 
Doreen Casey 1486869252000 
keadla 1507695374000 
per page

Find a board about a specific topic