Ellen Augusta Forberg

28 March 1874–27 July 1964 (Age 90)
Sköfde, Skaraborg, Sweden

The Life of Ellen Augusta

When Ellen Augusta Forberg was born on 28 March 1874, in Sköfde, Skaraborg, Sweden, her father, Carl Wilhelm Forberg, was 35 and her mother, Anna Sophia Lindblad, was 25. She lived in Sheridan Township, Clay, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years. She died on 27 July 1964, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Carl Wilhelm Forberg
Anna Sophia Lindblad
Carl Alekius Forberg
Anna Charlotta Forberg
Johanna Davida Forberg
John David Forberg
Ellen Augusta Forberg
Ida Sophia Forberg
Gustave William Forberg
Nils Josef Forberg
Esther D Forberg

Parents and Siblings

    Carl Wilhelm Forberg


    Anna Sophia Lindblad




    Carl Alekius Forberg


    Anna Charlotta Forberg


    Johanna Davida Forberg




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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Age 10

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian: unexplained.2 German: topographic and habitational name from either of two places called Vorberg or from Vorberg-Heide in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. According to one opinion the original form is Vorwerk and denotes the operating farm (barns and stables) in front (‘vor’) of a manor house in a parklike setting.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ellen A Forberg in household of John D Forberg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ellen A Forberg in household of John D Forberg, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ellen Forberg in household of John David Forberg, "United States Census, 1940"

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