David Forsman

Brief Life History of David

When David Forsman was born on 22 September 1836, in Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden, his father, Per Andersson Forsman, was 40 and his mother, Sara Brita Näf, was 33. He married Anna Carin Persdotter on 27 October 1861, in Västerfärnebo, Västmanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 2 May 1904, in Karbenning, Västmanland, Sweden, at the age of 67.

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David Forsman
Anna Carin Persdotter
Marriage: 27 October 1861
Wilhelmina Erika Forsman
Carl Forsman
Carl August Forsman
Andrew Sterner
Emma Josefina Forsman
Johan Axel Forsman
Ida Karolina Forsman
Anna Matilda Forsman

Sources (21)

  • Birth record for David Forsman - Sweden, Västmanland Church Records, 1538-1901; index 1622-1860; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-24525-24149-60
  • Death record for David Forsman
  • David Forsman in entry for Wilhelmina Ericka Forsman Hansen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

World Events (6)

1848 · The March Unrest

The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.


Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Knute, Nels, Nils, Gunner, Jarl, Johan, Lars.

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements fors ‘waterfall’ + man ‘man’.

Americanized form of German Forsmann .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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