John Fagerberg

Male20 January 1831–10 February 1895

Brief Life History of John

John Fagerberg was born on 20 January 1831, in Vismarlöv, Hyby, Bara, 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

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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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Göta Canal opened.


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries: 1845: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1854: Nebraska Territory, United States 1854: Dodge, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Dodge, Nebraska, United States

    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.

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