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Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Contributed by New Sweden Historical Society

Nils and Karna Persson (nee Iverson) were among the first 51 Swedish Colony settlers in 1870. They were the parents of the first child born in New Sweden.

The name of Persson is found in various documents spelled as Person, Pearson or Pierson.

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  • Title: Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Town: New Sweden
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 35 x 28
  • Object Type: Image

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New Sweden Historical Society
116 Station Road, New Sweden, ME 04762
207-896-5844
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