Anna Greta Forsberg

24 February 1780–26 December 1849 (Age 69)
Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden

The Life of Anna Greta

When Anna Greta Forsberg was born on 24 February 1780, in Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden, her father, Eric Forsberg, was 30 and her mother, Hanna Christiana Vieweg, was 26. She married Peter Orre on 8 November 1807, in Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Rosenberg, Uppsala, Sweden in 1812. She died on 26 December 1849, in Bränninge, Tveta, Stockholm, Sweden, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Peter Orre
1779–1846
Anna Greta Forsberg
1780–1849
Marriage: 8 November 1807
Anders Orre
1805–
Brita Cathrina Orre
1808–
Anna Greta Orre
1812–1871
Per Gustaf Orre Forsberg
1816–
Johanna Carolina Orre
1818–1907
Kristina Lovisa Forsberg
1821–1913

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 November 1807
Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

    Eric Forsberg

    Male1750–1829Male

    Hanna Christiana Vieweg

    Female1753–1818Female

siblings

(10)

    Hans Forsberg

    Male1776–1777Male

    Maria Rosina Forsberg

    Female1778–Female

    Female1780–1849Female

    Carl Gottfrid Forsberg

    Male1783–1838Male

    Jan Godtlieb Forsberg

    Male1785–Male

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World Events (4)

1809

Age 29

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
1814

Age 34

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 52

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements fors ‘waterfall’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Anna Greta Forssberg in entry for Anna Margareta, "Sweden, Södermanland Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1640-1860"
  • Anna Greta Forsberg in entry for Petter Orre, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Anna Greta Eriksson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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