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Clarence Norman and Johanna Peterson Pearson:  Clarence was born September 8, 1887 in West Jordan, Utah to Lorentz Clarence and Ellen Swenson Pearson. In 1909 he got a passport to go to Sweden to serve a mission from February 1910 to November 1912.  Johanna was born March 1, 1889 in Losen, Sweden to Peter Johann and Caroline Andreason Peterson.  She came to America via Montreal, Canada where she arrived June 9, 1913 aboard the ship “Corsican” from Liverpool, England. 

The two were married March 1, 1916 in Salt Lake City. They came to Highland in 1922 but didn’t remain long.  They had five children: Ruth Carolina, Ramona Joan, Imogene Naomi, Lorentz Clarence and Ingeborg Greta.  Johanna died April 8, 1928 when her youngest was about one year old.  Clarence married Signe Elise Nilsson in the early thirties and they had two children: Ethan L and Barbara.  Signe was born January 18, 1893 in Sweden.  She died October 31, 1966 and Clarence died April 19, 1969 and the three are buried together with a common headstone in the West Jordan City cemetery.


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