Karl Oskar Nilsson
He is twenty-seven when he leaves Sweden for America, accompanied by his wife and their children. He is a hard-working man who wants desperately to build a new life for himself and his family.
She is the mother of three children at the time she leaves Sweden with her family. She is also pregnant with her fifth child, one having died as a youngster.
Johan Oskar Nilsson
He is a curious four-year-old boy who is sometimes quite demanding.
He is capable of hard work but is also a dreamer and is anxious to make a life for himself. He makes some money by creating almanacs for the Swedish people who find themselves in America without one.
Ulrika of Vastergohl
Often called the Glad One, she is known for being a prostitute of sorts in the Swedish...
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