Home Genealogy Kids

Holmlund > Anton and Matilda

Anton Walfrid




              Matilda Holmlund


Anton Walfrid Holmlund was born December 29, 1873 in Finland and died April 6, 1932 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York.  He was the son of  Gustaf Holmlund and Maria Sofia Esaiasdotter.  He married Matilda G. about 1899.  She was born about 1874 in Sweden and died January 18, 1972.  Both Anton and Matilda are buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, New York.

Upon their arrival in the United States, Anton and his brother, Johan Wilhelm Holmlund, went to Buffalo, New York, where their father's brother Wilhelm had immigrated to in 1847.  The brothers opened a paper and wallpaper store in Buffalo (on Maslin Avenue or Masten Avenue or East Utica).

In the 1900 census, Anton and Matilda are living on Sherman Street in Buffalo , New York .  Anton states that he immigrated in 1892 and lists his occupation as "paper hanger". (10th Ward)

Per 1920 census, Anton immigrated in 1895 and was naturalized in 1900 (ED 226, page 15, ward 23).

Anton and Matilda had three children:  Harry, Helen and Thelma.

Descendants of Johan Johansson Wittberg