Johan Ludvig Berg

1 January 1856–
Bingsjo-Dadrans, Kopparberg, Sweden

The Life of Johan Ludvig

When Johan Ludvig Berg was born on 1 January 1856, his father, Eric Kallberg, was 44 and his mother, Anna Lisa Jonsdotter, was 40. He lived in Boda, Kopparberg, Sweden in 1856.

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Eric Kallberg
Anna Lisa Jonsdotter
Carl Erickson Berg
Jonas August Berg
Per Wilhelm Berg
Elisabeth Mathilda ( Ersdotter) Berg
Anna Erika ( Ersdotter) Berg
Anders Gustaf Berg
Johan Ludvig Berg
Johan Ludvig Berg

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World Events (8)

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 17

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Age 28

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.

Age 41

World exposition held in Stockholm. First Swedish car built.

Name Meaning

1 German or Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill or mountain, from Middle High German berc. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.2 Scandinavian: habitational name for someone who lived at a farmstead named with Old Norse bjarg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. In Sweden this is commonly found as an element of ornamental names.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’, or a short form of any of the many ornamental surnames containing this word as the final element, for example Schönberg ( see Schoenberg ) and Goldberg .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Johan Ludvig, "Sweden, Kopparberg Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1628-1860"
  • Johan Ludvig Eriksson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Johan Ludvig Eriksson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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