Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Fajer and Eva Akeson, New Sweden, Maine

Fajer Akeson and his wife Eva are buried at Captiol Hill Cemetery in New Sweden, ME with his parents. All four were born in Sweden.
Fajer Akeson's father Ake came to New Sweden, Maine on December 10, 1871 at age 55. His wife's name was Maria. They were early settlers in the neighboring town of Woodland.
Fajer's younger brother Jens immigrated in 1880 and settled in nearby Perham, ME. Jens was born in 1857 in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Akeson
Fajer Akeson
Oct. 3, 1844-Jan. 23, 1929
Eva His wife
Apr. 14, 1840-Jan. 24, 1929
Ake Nelson
Oct. 25, 1815-Sept. 1, 1885
Maria His wife
Dec. 14, 1817-Mar. 11, 1900