Carl Johan Forsberg

1 October 1839–5 October 1916 (Age 77)
Billingsfors, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life of Carl Johan

When Carl Johan Forsberg was born on 1 October 1839, in Billingsfors, Älvsborg, Sweden, his father, Jan Magnus Forsberg, was 23 and his mother, Christina Bryngelsdotter Nystrom, was 24. He married Sara Lovisa Brostrom on 18 August 1865, in Älvsborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 5 October 1916, in Borgvik, Värmland, Sweden, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Carl Johan Forsberg
Sara Lovisa Brostrom
Marriage: 18 August 1865
Hedvig Kristina Forsberg
Carl Fredrik Forsberg
Lovisa Charlotta Forsberg
Karl Emanuel Forsberg
Anna Helena Forsberg
Maria Elisabeth Forsberg
Emilia Maria Forsberg

Spouse and Children

18 August 1865
Älvsborg, Sweden


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1848 · The March Unrest

Age 9

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 13

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 34

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

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)

  • Karl Johan Forsberg, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Karl Johan Forsberg, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920"
  • Karl Johan Forsberg, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920"

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