Ellen Margrethe Engberg

Female26 April 1912–17 November 1981

Brief Life History of Ellen Margrethe

When Ellen Margrethe Engberg was born on 26 April 1912, her father, Carl Peter Engberg, was 30 and her mother, Anna Sofie Jensen, was 26. She married Feliks Johan Dyjak on 2 November 1935, in Copenhagen, København, Denmark. She lived in Hylleholt, Fakse, Præstø, Denmark in 1925 and Sorø, Denmark in 1930. She died on 17 November 1981, at the age of 69.

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Feliks Johan Dyjak
Ellen Margrethe Engberg
Marriage: 2 November 1935

Sources (6)

  • Ellen Margrethe Engberg, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Ellen Margrethe Engberg, "Denmark, Copenhagen City, Civil Marriages, 1739-1964, Index 1877-1964"
  • Ellen Margrethe Engberg in household of Anna Kirstine Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 November 1935Copenhagen, København, Denmark
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


    Age 5

    The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.


    Age 27

    Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Holger, Lars, Bjorn, Erik, Jarl.

    Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements eng, a variant of äng ‘meadow’ (possibly from a placename), + berg ‘mountain, hill’.

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

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