Lorraine Clara Edberg Carlson

26 October 1923–16 June 1989 (Age 65)
Louriston Township, Chippewa, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Lorraine Clara

When Lorraine Clara Edberg Carlson was born on 26 October 1923, in Louriston Township, Chippewa, Minnesota, United States, her father, Harry Gust Edberg, was 28 and her mother, Minnie Mathilda Anderson, was 31. She married Kenneth Roland Carlson on 18 May 1946, in Chippewa, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Louriston, Chippewa, Minnesota, United States in 1930. She died on 16 June 1989, in Minnesota, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Clara City, Chippewa, Minnesota, United States.

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Kenneth Roland Carlson
Lorraine Clara Edberg Carlson
Marriage: 18 May 1946
Donna Lorraine Carlson Ahrenholz

Spouse and Children

18 May 1946
Chippewa, Minnesota, United States


    Donna Lorraine Carlson Ahrenholz


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 8

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.

Age 18

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ed ‘isthmus’ + berg ‘mountain’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lorraine Edberg in household of Harry Edberg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lorraine C Edberg in household of Harry G Edberg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elaine Lorraine Edberg Carlson in entry for Donna Lorraine Ahrenholz, "Minnesota, Obituaries 1865-2006"

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