Thank you, Martin.
From what I was told, Martin Dahlstrom lived for a while in the US and
then returned to Sweden. He could very well have made several trips
back and forth. I am fairly certain that the two entries you found at
Ellis Island are the correct person. When he entered as Frans M
Anderson, he and the man above him on the list, Oscar E. Johansson,
were both going to Marcus, Iowa. I am not familiar with that location
but it is possible that Johan Natanael Andersson was living there. I
do not know if he used the Dahlstrom surname, but in the passenger
record in 1899 he was going home to Newell, Iowa, which looks fairly
close to Marcus where Martin was going. I did some digging to see if
I could identify Oscar E. Johansson who was going to his cousin in
Marcus. His last residence was Kälvene, and I found him in the moving
out records, No. 3 in 1900.
Kälvene BI:1 (1895-1937) Image 10 / page 3 (AID: v82798.b10.s3, NAD:
His father was a brother of Anders Jonsson, father of these
I hadn't gone to the Ellis Island site since they updated it. I knew
how the old site worked, but I had to figure out this new version. It
looks like they are trying hard to get people to buy copies of
Thank you for your help in pointing me to these records.
On 9/27/14, Martin via <sweden(a)rootsweb.com> wrote:
This si the emigration of Martin Dahlstrom. The household record says
left 28 Mar 1900.
Förnamn: FRANS M
Ålder: 19 Kön: M
Församling: SKÖRSTORP Län: R
Utvandrdag: 1900 04 04
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