Per Ludvig Björkgren1

#8801, b. 23 Oct 1856
Last Edited:1 Dec 2016
FatherSven Johan Björkgren1 b. 16 Nov 1819, d. 17 Apr 1900
MotherJohanna Sofia Johansdotter1 b. 25 Sep 1827

Outline of Life Events:

BirthPer Ludvig Björkgren was born on 23 Oct 1856 at Flistad, Sweden, (or Norrköping?)1,2,3
EmigrationHe emigrated on 25 Apr 1887 from Östergötland, Sweden, to America. He apparently embarked on the Hull, arriving at New York on 29 April.2,4,3
ResidenceAccording to a household survey in 1888, 1883-1888, Per Ludvig Björkgren lived in Norrköpings Sankt Olai, Östergötland, Sweden.1
NaturalizationHe was naturalized on 18 Jul 1890 at New York City, NY. William Anderson of 106 Greenwich Street signed as a witness, affirming Per's residency and moral character.5
ResidenceAt the time of his naturalization, Per Ludvig Björkgren lived at No. 8 Carlisle Street in New York City, NY.5


  1. [S1520] Sweden, Selected Indexed Household Clerical Surveys, 1880-1893. Census index.
  2. [S1523] Sweden, Emigrants Registered in Church Books, 1783-1991. Emigration record.
  3. [S1525] Gothenburg, Sweden, Passenger Lists, 1869-1951. Unknown record type.
  4. [S1524] Swedish Emigration Records, 1783-1951. Emigration record.
  5. [S1094] National Archives at New York City. New York, NY. Petitions for Naturalization, 1793-1906.