John Fagerberg

20 January 1831–10 February 1895 (Age 64)
Vismarlöv, Hyby, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of John

John Fagerberg was born on 20 January 1831, in Vismarlöv, Hyby, Malmöhus, Sweden as the son of Peter Fagerberg and Cathrina Olsdotter. He married Amalia M. Youngstead in 1868. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1868 and lived in Fremont, Dodge, Nebraska, United States for about 5 years. He died on 10 February 1895, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States.

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John Fagerberg
Amalia M. Youngstead
Marriage: 1868
Katherine Fagerberg
Mary Fagerberg
Bessie E. Fagerberg
Matilda Fagerberg
Anna Fagerberg
Jane Fagerberg
John Fagerberg

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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Göta Canal opened.
    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 1
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 17
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Egon.Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements fager ‘beautiful’ + berg ‘mountain, hill’.

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

    Sources (10)

    • John Fagerberg, "United States Census, 1880"
    • J Fagerberg, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
    • John Fagerberg in entry for Lowell W Reedy and Bessie E Fagerberg, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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