James D. "Jim" Broberg

20 December 1927–31 October 2011 (Age 83)
Shell Creek Election Precinct, Madison, Nebraska, United States

The Life of James D. "Jim"

When James D. "Jim" Broberg was born on 20 December 1927, in Shell Creek Election Precinct, Madison, Nebraska, United States, his father, Arthur J. Broberg, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Gabelman, was 29. He married Tera Mae "Terry" Brown on 5 September 1948, in Nebraska, United States. He lived in Newman Grove, Madison, Nebraska, United States in 1940 and Encino, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 2010. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 31 October 2011, in Escondido, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Newman Grove, Madison, Nebraska, United States.

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James D. "Jim" Broberg
Tera Mae "Terry" Brown
Marriage: 5 September 1948

Spouse and Children

5 September 1948
Nebraska, United States

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World Events (8)

1928 · Kansas Wheat

Age 1

In 1928, Kansas produced one-seventh of the world's wheat crop. Several years later in 1931, Kansas had produced a record breaking 240 million bushels of wheat.

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 22

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements bro ‘bridge’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

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Birth: Dec. 20, 1927 Platte County Nebraska, USA Death: Oct. 31, 2011 San Diego County California, USA James D. (Jim) Broberg passed away in his home in Escondido, California on Monday, October 31, 2 …

Sources (3)

  • James Broberg in household of Arthur J Broberg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James D Broberg in household of Arthur J Broberg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jim Broberg in entry for Arthur L Or Roy Broberg, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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