David Forsman

Male22 September 1836–2 May 1904

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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Family Time Line

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)

  • David Forsman in entry for Wilhelmina Ericka Forsman Hansen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Birth record for David Forsman - Sweden, Västmanland Church Records, 1538-1901; index 1622-1860; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-24525-24149-60
  • David Torsman, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1861Västerfärnebo, Västmanland, Sweden
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (6)

    1848 · The March Unrest

    Age 12

    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.


    Age 16

    Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

    Age 37

    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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