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Birth Name: Ann-Margaret Olsson

Place of Birth: Valsjöbyn, Jämtland County, Sweden

Date of Birth: 28 April, 1941

Ethnicity: Swedish

Ann-Margret is a Swedish-born American actress, singer, and dancer.

She was born in Valsjöbyn, Jämtland County, Sweden, the daughter of Anna Regina (Aronsson) and Carl Gustav Olsson. She moved to the U.S. in 1946, settling around Chicago, Illinois. She was married to actor Roger Smith, until his death.

Ann-Margret’s paternal grandfather was Karl Axel Olsson (the son of Jonas Olsson and Stina Jakobsdotter). Karl was born in Själevads Distrikt, Örnsköldsvik, Västernorrlands, Sweden. Jonas was the son of Olof Olofsson and Cathrina Olsdotter. Stina was the daughter of Jakob Johansson and Stina Johansdotter.

Ann-Margret’s paternal grandmother was Gurli Bernhadina Maria Zachrisson (the daughter of Gustaf Bernadotte Zachrisson and Anna Johanna Sjöholm). Gurli was born in Fjähl, Hässjö, Medelpad, Sweden. Gustaf was the son of Lorentz Zachrisson and Johanna Andersdotter. Anna was the daughter of Johan Peter Sjöholm and Anna Molin.

Ann-Margret’s maternal grandfather was Oscar Petter Aronsson (the son of Aron Jonsson and Rakel Olsdatter Skåle). Oscar was born in Gunnarvattnet, Hotagen, Jamtland, Sweden. Aron was the son of Jonas Jonsson and Kerstin Knutsdotter. Rakel was the daughter of Ola Olsen Jule and Beret Larsdatter Skåle.

Ann-Margret’s maternal grandmother was Alma Matilda Halvarsson (the daughter of Halfvard Persson and Anna Elisabet Persdotter). Alma was born in Flinten, Hotagen, Jamtland, Sweden. Halfvard was the son of Per Jonsson and Sigrid Halvardsdotter. Anna was the daughter of Per Olofsson and Margareta Jönsdotter.

Source: Genealogy of Ann-Margret –


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