Lars Oeyane wrote:
shows that the Swedish emigration records include this lady:
However, I am unable to view that specific record. All I know is that
Augusta was born in Sweden in 1870 and that she emigrated about 1890
to Chicago, IL.
From EMIHAMN on the "Emigranten 2001" CD:
Name: AUGUSTA KOCKUM
Parish: SVERRIG (Sweden)
Title: FRÖKEN (miss)
Port: KÖPENHAMN (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Source code: 2601
As you can see, the home parish is not stated, just that she was from
Most other people named Kockum came from Malmö, or at least Skåne or
The birth database at http://www.ddss.nu/
has one Hedda Augusta Lydia
born 1870-06-09 in Glumslöv parish, parents Johan Henrik Berndt Kockum
and Maria Therese Wallgren, address: "N-o 3 N. Glf", page 94 in HLF.
Perhaps your Augusta Kockum?
The family is found at N. Glumslöv number 3 Örenäs, in GID 1229.3.37800,
[Malmöhus] Glumslöv, AI.15, Household examination, 1866-1871, page 94,
- Johan Henrik B. Kockum, born 1830-04-20 Västra Skrävlinge.
- wife Maria Theresia Wallgren, born 0835-04-06 Gotland.
- 6 children born 1858 - 1870 in Glumslöv.
// Bo Johansson