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Where did the Swedish Severson family come from? When did the Severson family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Severson family history?


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Severson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anna Severson, aged 64, who emigrated to America, in 1895
  • H. M. Severson, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1895
  • Henry Severson, aged 48, who emigrated to the United States, in 1895

Severson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • May Severson, aged 33, who emigrated to America, in 1905
  • Harry A Severson, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1910
  • Lawrence Severson, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1912
  • Edla Severson, aged 2, who landed in America, in 1914
  • George Severson, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States, in 1914

Severson Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Hans P. Severson, aged 26, who settled in St. Johns, Newfoundland, in 1907


  • Paul Severson (1929-2007), American music arranger and composer, recipient of 15 Clio Awards, best known for his Doublemint gum jingle
  • Kim Marie Severson (b. 1961), American writer for the New York Times
  • Richard Allen Severson (b. 1945), American former Major League Baseball shortstop
  • Jeffrey Kent Severson (b. 1949), American former NFL football safety
  • Daniel Mark "Dan" Severson (b. 1954), American politician
  • Richard Severson, Brigadier General in the United States Air Force
  • Cam Severson (b. 1978), Canadian professional NHL ice hockey centre



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