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Carl Johan Melin Kylen[1, 2]

Male 1861 - 1953  (91 years)


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  • Name Carl Johan Melin Kylen  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Born 18 Dec 1861  Sevalla, Västmanland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Gender Male 
    AFN 1NMV-75 
    Ordinance 3 Apr 1892  Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Baptism and Confirmation by Aldate Jacob Broman 
    Emigration 1893  Liverpool, Lancashire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ordinance 10 Mar 1893 
    Ordination to Deacon by Samuel Olsen 
    Immigration 26 Jun 1893  Ellis Island, New York City, New York Co, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alaska 
    Ordinance 21 Jul 1895 
    Ordination to Priest 
    Occupation 12 Jun 1900  Riverton, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer 
    Occupation 30 Apr 1910  Bluffdale, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Works in Poultry, Butter, Eggs, etc., Farmer; General Farm 
    Occupation 15 Jan 1920  Bluffdale, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer, Own Farm 
    Occupation 18 Apr 1930  Bluffdale, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer; General Farm 
    Ordinance 13 Nov 1935 
    Ordination to High Priest by Walter A. Mabey 
    Died 14 Nov 1953  Bluffdale, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Senility 
    Buried 17 Nov 1953  Bluffdale Cemetery, Bluffdale, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3493  default
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2016 

    Father Anders Johan Melin,   b. 20 Mar 1824, Limsta, Kila, Västmanland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1918  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Catrina Josefina Andersdotter,   b. 19 Jun 1838, Lagbo, Kila, Västmanland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1938  (Age 99 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1861  Svenska Kyrkan, Kila, Västmanland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Family ID F1527  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charlotta Eugenia Broman,   b. 4 Apr 1864, Löt, Uppsala, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1956, Bluffdale, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1888  Sevalla, Västmanland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Children 
    +1. Nanny Engeborg "Annie" Kylen,   b. 26 Nov 1889, Sevalla, Västmanland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1980, Lewisville, Jefferson Co, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +2. Delia Marie Kylen,   b. 6 Apr 1895, Mill Creek, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1965, Midvale, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +3. Verner Fredolf "Vern" Kylen,   b. 2 Jun 1896, East Millcreek, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1984, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. Carl Arthur Kylen,   b. 8 Feb 1902, Riverton, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1973, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     5. Harry Merick Schuster,   b. 25 Feb 1907, Bluffdale, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1982, Acumba, Imperial Co, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [Foster]
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2007 
    Family ID F26  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Works in Poultry, Butter, Eggs, etc., Farmer; General Farm - 30 Apr 1910 - Bluffdale, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, Own Farm - 15 Jan 1920 - Bluffdale, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer; General Farm - 18 Apr 1930 - Bluffdale, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Senility - 14 Nov 1953 - Bluffdale, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Alaska [1881-1897]
    Alaska [1881-1897]
    Photo of the Alaska, the ship that carried the Kylen family from Liverpool to New York City in 1893. Courtesy of the Ellis Island Foundation. An authorized reproduction is in the possession of Vickie R. Nichols. Scanned by Chad G. Nichols
    Alaska [1881-1897]
    Alaska [1881-1897]
    Photo of the Alaska, the ship on which the Kylen family immigrated to the United States in 1892. She was 6,932 gross tons, 500 feet (length) x 50 feet (beam), two funnels, four masts, iron hull, single screw, and a speed of 16 knots. Built by John Elder & Co (Glasgow), launched for the Guion Line of Liverpool 15 Jul 1881. Maiden voyage was 30 Oct 1881. Laid up in Gareloch from 1894 to 1897. She was chartered to Cia Transatlantica de Espana and renamed Magallanes until 1898 when she was again laid up in the Clyde. She was sold for scrap in 1899, but resold and used as an accomodation ship at Barrow until 1902 when she was scrapped at Preston [History provided in North Atlantic Seaway by N.R.P. Bonsor, vol 2, p 710]. Photo courtesy of MyFamily.com, Inc.
    Ellis Island [circa 1905]
    Ellis Island [circa 1905]
    Photo of Ellis Island, circa 1905. Many of the family's emigrants immigrated through this station. Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-37784
    Ellis Island
    Ellis Island
    Photo of Ellis Island. Many of our immigrant ancestors entered the country through this station. Courtesy of the Library of Congress
    Family Portrait [~1904]
    Family Portrait [~1904]
    Carl Johan Kylen Family Potrait, circa 1904: (L to R) Delia Marie KYLEN, Carl Arthur Kylen, Nanny Engeborg KYLEN, Verner Fredolf Kylen, Charlotta Eugenia BROMAN Kylen, and Carl Johan Kylen; Original in possession of Mary B. Kylen
    Photo
    Photo
    Photograph of Carl Johan Kylen in possession of Mary B. Kylen
    Photo
    Photo
    Photograph of Carl Johan Kylen; Original in possession of Mary B. Kylen
    Kylen Family Farm
    Kylen Family Farm
    Kylen Family Farm at Bluffdale, Utah
    Kylen Family Farm [Bef 1934]
    Kylen Family Farm [Bef 1934]
    Photo of Kylen Family Farm before 1934, facing south
    Kylen Farm
    Kylen Farm
    Photograph of Carl Johan & Charlotta's Kylen's farm in Bluffdale, Utah; It is unknown who is standing in the photo; Original in possession of Mary B. Kylen
    Photo
    Photo
    Photograph of Carl Johan Kylen Family on the farm (left to right): Arthur, Delia, Anne, Carl, and Charlotta; Original in possession of Mary B. Kylen
    Photo
    Photo
    Photo of Bluffdale Community, taken at an unknown location; captaion written by Myrtle Kump lists: "[Front Row] 1 = Marv Turner, 2. William Turner, 3. Maggie Merrill, 4., 5. William Parry, 6. Bert Crump, 7. Karl Kylen, 8. George Newbold, 9. Lucy Turner, 10. Elisabeth Bar [Rear Row] 1. M. S. Larsen, 2. Thora Parry, 3. Nellie Parry. 4., 5. Thomas Jones, 6., 7., 8. Alice Jones, 9., 10. Julia Crump, 11., 12. Maime Spencer, 13. Samuel Green, 14. Marilan West, 15. A. J. West, 16. Jean Larsen (Virginia), 17. George Spencer, 18. McFarlane, 19. Hyrum McFarlane"
    Photo
    Photo
    Photo of Carl Johan Kylen & Charlotta Eugenia BROMAN Kylen; Original in possession of Mary B. Kylen
    Photo [1949]
    Photo [1949]
    Photo of Carl Johan Kylen (age 87) & Charlotta Eugenia BROMAN Kylen (age 84) taken in 1949. It is unknown who has the original photo. This scan in possession of Vickie R. Nichols
    Photo [~1945]
    Photo [~1945]
    It was believed this photo was of Carl Johan Kylen & Charlotta Eugenia Broman, however there is no resemblance. If the identities of these individuals is known, please contact the webmaster.

    Documents
    1900 U.S. Census
    1900 U.S. Census
    Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah: "Jacob Broman" and "Carl J Kylen" families; Carl is Jacob's son-in-law
    1910 U.S. Census
    1910 U.S. Census
    Bluffdale, Salt Lake, Utah: "Carl J Kylen" family
    1920 U.S. Census
    1920 U.S. Census
    Bluffdale, Salt Lake, Utah: "Carl J Kylen" family
    1930 U.S. Census
    1930 U.S. Census
    On Redwood Road at Bluffdale, Salt Lake, Utah: "Verner F Kylen" family; Also in the home are "Karl" & "Charlotte A," Verner's parents
    Passenger Record
    Passenger Record
    Official Ellis Island Passenger Record of Carl Johan Kylen; Original certificate in possession of Vickie R. Nichols
    Birth Certificate [18 Dec 1861]
    Birth Certificate [18 Dec 1861]
    Birth certificate of Carl Johan Kylen
    Marriage Sealing Record [25 Jan 1922]
    Marriage Sealing Record [25 Jan 1922]
    Sealing to spouse record of Carl Johan Kylen and Charlotta Eugenia Broman
    Declaration of Intention [7 Sep 1894]
    Declaration of Intention [7 Sep 1894]
    Declaration of intention to become a U.S. citizen - Carl Johan Kylen
    Certificate of Citizenship [28 May 1900]
    Certificate of Citizenship [28 May 1900]
    Citizenship Certificate of Carl Johan Kylen
    Death Certificate [14 Nov 1953]
    Death Certificate [14 Nov 1953]
    Death certificate of Carl Johan Kylen
    Alaska Passenger Manifest (partial) [26 Jun 1893]
    Alaska Passenger Manifest (partial) [26 Jun 1893]
    Partial passenger manifest of the Alaska, a ship carrying hundreds of Mormons from Sweden and England via Liverpool to the United States in 1893. Onboard was the Carl Johan Kylen family
    Bluffdale Property
    Bluffdale Property
    Bluffdale property related to the Kylen and Roberts families. The property was once owned by Carl Johan Kylen, Verner Fredolf Kylen, and Lorenzo Glen Roberts. Modern-day development has crept up to and through the property. The maps indicates buildings (white boxes) that existed in the early 1980s, including the two original homes and surrounding barns. Map prepared by Chad G. Nichols 24 Feb 2010.

    Headstones
    Headstone
    Headstone
    Headstone of Carl John Kylen and Charlotte Eugenia BROMAN Kylen at Bluffdale City Cemetery
    Generation Shot
    Generation Shot
    Generation shot at the grave marker of Carl Johan Kylen & Charlotta Eugenia BROMAN Kylen; Pictured are Chad Nichols (2GGS), McKell Nichols (3GGD), & Trayson Nichols (3GGS)

  • Sources 
    1. [S626] Hinckley Genealogy, Hinckley, Boyd, ([online] www.gedview.com/hinckley/) (Reliability: 3).
      Kylen is an army name he took upon himself after he left home (Note by Boyd Hinckley)

    2. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      Birth Certificate - 000961
      Alaska Passenger Manifest - 003417
      Alaska - 003415
      Passenger Record - 000945
      Ellis Island - 003430, 003431
      Citizenship Papers - 000967, 000968
      1900 U.S. Census - 000575
      1910 U.S. Census - 000576
      1920 U.S. Census - 000577
      Sealing to Spouse Record - 000962
      1930 U.S. Census - 000578
      Family Portrait - 000708
      Photos - 000706, 000707, 000709, 000710, 000712, 000713, 001951, 003770
      Ship Photo - 002179
      Family Farm Photos - 000815, 000816
      Bluffdale Property - 005213
      Death Certificate - 000482
      Grave Marker - 000177

    3. [S39] Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation, Inc., The, Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation, Inc., The, (New York City, New York : [online] www.ellisisland.org), MANIFEST LINE 0256 (Reliability: 3).
      Carl Kylen from Denmark arrived 26 Jun 1893 on the Alaska via Liverpool

    4. [S368] 1900 United States Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 12th Census, 1900, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), SHEET 6B, SUP DIST 273, ENUM DIST 66 (Reliability: 3).
      Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah: "Carl J Kylen," birth Dec 1861, age 38, married for 12 yrs, birthplace Sweden, parentage Sweden, immigration 1893, Farmer, freely owns own farm, schedule 69; "Charalotta," birth Apr 1864, age 36, married for 12 yrs, 3 children, 3 surviving children, birthplace Sweden, parentage Sweden, immigration 1893; "Nanna I," birth Nov 1889, age 10, birthplace Sweden, at school; "Adelia M," birth Apr 1895, age 5, birthplace Utah; "V. F.," birth Jun 1896, age 3, birthplace Utah; 2 houses down is Charlotta's father (Jacob Broman)

    5. [S140] 1910 United States Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 13th Census, 1910, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), SHEET 10B (Reliability: 3).
      Bluffdale, Salt Lake, Utah: "Carl J Kylen," age 44, first marriage for 22 yrs, birthplace Sweden, parentage Sweden, immigration 1893, Dealer in Poultry, Butter, Eggs, etc., Farmer, General Farm, freely owns own farm, farm schedule 11; "Charlotte," age 46, first marriage for 22 yrs, 5 children, 5 surviving children, birthplace Sweden, parentage Sweden, immigration 1893; "Annie E," age 20, birthplace Sweden; "Delia M," age 15, birthplace Utah; "Verner F," age 13, birthplace Utah; "Carl O," age 8, "birthplace Utah; "Harry," age 3, birthplace Utah

    6. [S253] 1920 United States Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 14th Census, 1920, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), SHEET 3A (Reliability: 3).
      Bluffdale, Salt Lake, Utah: "Carl J Kylen," age 58, immigration 1893, naturalized 1900, birthplace Sweden, parentage Sweden, Farmer, Own Farm; "Charlotte E," age 54, naturalized 1900, birthplace Sweden, parentage Sweden; "Verner F," age 23, birthplace Utah, Farm Laborer, Home Farm; "Arthur C," age 17, birthplace Utah, Farm Laborer, Home Farm; "Harry M," age 12, birthplace Utah, Farm Laborer, Home Farm

    7. [S21] 1930 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census. 15th Census, 1930, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives & Records Administration, [1930] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), SHEET 7B (Reliability: 3).
      On Redwood Road at Bluffdale, Salt Lake, Utah: "Verner F Kylen," age 33, married at age 30, birthplace Utah, parentage Sweden, Farmer, General Farm, veteran; "Olivia P," age 25, married at age 22, birthplace Utah, father's birthplace England, mother's birthplace Utah; "Lawana," age 1 yr 10 mos, birthplace Utah; Also listed within residence is "Karl Kylen," age 69, married at age 27, birthplace Sweden, parentage Sweden, immigration 1893, Farmer, General Farm, farm schedule 31; "Charlotte A," age 66, married at age 24, birthplace Sweden, parentage Sweden, immigration 1893

    8. [S105] Personal Research & Library, Mary B. Kylen, Kylen, Mary B., ([email] deekylen # networld.com - Deverle "Dee" Kylen passed away 5 Jan 2004, but left various genealogical references with his wife, Mary B. Kylen) (Reliability: 3).
      Original documents in archives: birth certificate, citizenship papers, sealing to spouse record; Reference Milcreek file FHL 026667 and 164607

    9. [S346] Family History Library Films, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Salt Lake City, UT : [Online index]), FHL 026667, 164607 (Reliability: 3).
      Millcreek church records

    10. [S16] Utah, Division of State Archives Website, State of Utah, Division of State Archives, (Salt Lake City, Utah : 2004- [online] archives.utah.gov/indexsearch.htm) (Reliability: 3).
      Death record 81448, "Kral John Kylen," death 14 Nov 1953 in Salt Lake Co, age 91

    11. [S71] Death Certificate or Record (Reliability: 3).
      Photocopy of death certificate in possession of Chad G. Nichols: born 18 Dec 1861 at Westeraas Levalla Sweden; death 14 Nov 1953 at Bluffdale, Utah; burial 17 Nov 1953 at Bluffdale Cemetery

    12. [S381] Grave Marker, N_1A_1 (Reliability: 3).
      Bluffdale City Cemetery

    13. [S276] Passenger Manifest (Reliability: 3).
      New York City, New York Co, New York - Carl Johan Kylen Family
      --Carl Kylen, age 31, Farmer, Sweden, New York City
      --Charlotte, age 29, Wife, ", Chicago
      --Anna, age 4, Child, ", "
      --Nanna, age 3, Child, ", "

    14. [S290] International Genealogical Index ® - LDS Church Membership Record, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Copyright © 1980, 2002, 2006 The original records cannot be sent to family history centers. The records of members who died before 1988 can be viewed at the Family History Library. These records cannot be photocopied. Information for members who died after 1988 is available only on the Internet version of the IGI. Married women may be indexed under their maiden or married surnames.) (Reliability: 3).
      Carl John Kylen b. 18 Dec 1861 Levalla, Vasteras, Vastmanland; d. 14 Nov 1953; Anders Y Kylen & Christina Y Melin (parents)

    15. [S627] Utdrag ur Ministerialböcker, Födda, Vigda, Döda, 1860-1920, Sverige. Statistiska Centralbyrån (Västmanlands län), (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmat för the Genealogical Society of Utah av Rekolid och SVAR, 1959, 1963, 1968, 1988 [FHL INTL 201364-92; 341152-5; 466019-25; 1644172; 1644792-3; 1644795-1365000; 1644141-8; 1644193; 1644303-9; 1644183 Item 1]. In Swedish. Extracts of births, marriages, deaths from church records for the county of Västmanland. An index at the beginning of every roll of birth records will list the order in which the different parishes appears in the records (the numbers within parentheses refer to SVAR's film number)) (Reliability: 3).
      Birth identified in 1861, births for Vastmanland (#201,365)
      (Research by Boyd Hinckley)

    16. [S292] International Genealogical Index ® - Extracted Church Record, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Copyright © 1980, 2002, 2006 Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the birth or christening date.) (Reliability: 3).
      Anders Johan Melin (age 27) md Catrina Josephina Andersdr (age 28) Kila (Svenska Kyrkan), Vastmanland dau of Anders Petter Johansson & Anna Maja Andersdr
      [IGI M406734, FHL 74786, Research by Chad G. Nichols]

    17. [S627] Utdrag ur Ministerialböcker, Födda, Vigda, Döda, 1860-1920, Sverige. Statistiska Centralbyrån (Västmanlands län), (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmat för the Genealogical Society of Utah av Rekolid och SVAR, 1959, 1963, 1968, 1988 [FHL INTL 201364-92; 341152-5; 466019-25; 1644172; 1644792-3; 1644795-1365000; 1644141-8; 1644193; 1644303-9; 1644183 Item 1]. In Swedish. Extracts of births, marriages, deaths from church records for the county of Västmanland. An index at the beginning of every roll of birth records will list the order in which the different parishes appears in the records (the numbers within parentheses refer to SVAR's film number)) (Reliability: 3).
      Marriage 1888, Extracts of Mar. for Vastm., Sweden by Boyd Hinckley)