Elizabeth Ruskie

17 September 1852–17 April 1925 (Age 72)

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Ruskie was born on 17 September 1852, in Finland as the daughter of Isaac Ruskie. She had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with John Frederick Sundberg. She died on 17 April 1925, in Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Merrifield, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States.

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John Frederick Sundberg
Elizabeth Ruskie
Edward Sundberg
Hulda Sundberg
Rose Dagmer Sundberg
Mary Sundberg
John Sundberg

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World Events (8)


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 12

Finnish peasants allowed to buy land.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Sunberg in household of John F Sunberg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Sundberg in household of John Sundberg, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Sundberg, "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"

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