Maria Karolina Amalia Boberg

20 April 1875–
Rone, Gotland, Sweden

The Life of Maria Karolina Amalia

When Maria Karolina Amalia Boberg was born on 20 April 1875, in Rone, Gotland, Sweden, her father, Lars Johannes Boberg, was 34 and her mother, Carolina Christina Jacobsdotter, was 27. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Karl Hjalmar Holmström.

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Family Time Line

Karl Hjalmar Holmström
1878–
Maria Karolina Amalia Boberg
1875–
Lars Gunnar Edvard Holmström
1904–1986
Johan Hjalmar Holmström
1906–
Märta Karolina Kristina Holmström
1906–

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Male1904–1986Male

    Johan Hjalmar Holmström

    Male1906–Male

    Märta Karolina Kristina Holmström

    Female1906–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Age 9

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.
1897

Age 22

World exposition held in Stockholm. First Swedish car built.
1906 · Orthography Reform

Age 31

A Royal decree was issued on April 7, 1906, which introduced a new way of spelling and orthography reform in schools. Many protested the new changes.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name from a place so named east of Hamburg and in Lippe district.2 Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements bo ‘dwelling’, ‘farm’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.3 Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads named Boberg, from bo ‘dwelling’, ‘farm’ or the Old Norse personal name Baugi + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Maria Karolina Amalia in household of Lars Johannes Boberg, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Maria Karolina Amalia in household of Lars Johannes Boberg, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Maria Karolina Amalia in household of Lars Johannes Boberg, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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