First Generation


1. Axel Julius Carlson was born on 6 August 1900 in Hansbergson, Sweden. He died on 24 June 1979 at the age of 78 in Bar Harbor Hospital, Maine, USA. Swan's Island: Axel J. Carlson, 78, died June 24, 1979, at a Mount Desert Island hospital. He was born Aug 6, 1900, in Sweden, son of Karl and Matilda Axelsson Carlson. He was a member of the Swan's Island Advent Christian Church. Surviving are his wife, Bernice Turner Carlson, Swan's Island; a son, Sheldon of Swan's Island; a brother, John and a sister Anna Wieberg, both of Sweden; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 27, at 1 p.m., at the Swan's Island Advent Christian Church with the Rev. Winslow Hall officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Atlantic. If friends desire, they may contribute in his memory to the Swan's Island Advent Christian Church. He was buried on 27 June 1979 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic. Came to Swan's Island in 1923. A stone cutter & fisherman.

Axel Julius Carlson and Bernice Louise Turner were married on 11 January 1926 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Bernice Louise Turner, daughter of Fred E. Turner and Flora Mae Sellers, was born on 8 October 1910 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 28 September 2001 at the age of 90 in Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was buried on 2 October 2001 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

Axel Julius Carlson-4446 and Bernice Louise Turner-4233 had the following children:

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Sheldon Herbert Carlson-4455.

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Ester Frances Carlson was born on 18 September 1931 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 18 September 1931 at the age of 0 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA.