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Thorsten  or Thorsten Henrik Berg (Skymberg)

Thorsten or Thorsten Henrik Berg (Skymberg)[1, 2]

Male 1903 - 1967  (64 years)

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  • Name Thorsten or Thorsten Henrik Berg (Skymberg) 
    Nickname Torsten 
    Born 17 Mar 1903  Älvkarleby, Uppsala, Sverige (Sweden) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 4 Nov 1903  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration

    Ship Manifest: SS Columbus
    Departing Liverpool on 29 Oct 1903, arriving Boston harbor on 4 Nov 1903

    Anders Skymberg, 29; Selma Skymberg, 22; and Torsten Skymberg, 7 months

    Brother Reinhold Berg, 230 West 6th Street, Duluth, Minnesota 
    Age: 7 months 
    Ship Manifest: SS Columbus
    Ship Manifest: SS Columbus
    Departing Liverpool on 29 Oct 1903, arriving Boston harbor on 4 Nov 1903

    Anders Skymberg, 29; Selma Skymberg, 22; and Torsten Skymberg, 7
    Census 19 Apr 1910  Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1910

    Minnesota, Saint Louis, Duluth, 19 Apr 1910, SD 8, ED 53, sheet 5A, 1223 (street name illegible), dwelling 101, family 106

    Henry Berg, head 36. Selma, wife 29. They have been married for 8 years; two children born, two living; first marriage for both. Children: Thurston, son 7; Arnold, son 4. He is a (illegible) working odd jobs for wages. Owns home with a mortgage. All but Arnold who was born in Minnesota were born in Sweden and immigrated to the U.S. in 1903. Neither parent can read or write.

    Also living with them are two boarders, Frederick Stenstrom, 9 months, and Elenor Larsen, 27. Frederick was born in Minnesota and Elenor was born in Sweden. No immigration year noted for the later.  
    Age: 7 
    Census 9 Jan 1920  Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1920

    Duluth, St Louis, Minnesota, Precinct 10, Enumeration District 101, sheet 9A, Family #183, 11 Avenue East

    Henry Berg, head, 46, married, Immigrated 1903, Naturalized 1912, born in Sweden, contractor in Water and Gas Company. Selma Berg, wife, 39, married, Immigrated 1903, Naturalized 1912, born in Sweden, no occupation. Torsten, son, 16, single, born in Sweden. Arnold M, son, 14, single, born in Minnesota. 
    Age: 16 
    1920 US Federal Census, Henry Berg Family
    1920 US Federal Census, Henry Berg Family
    Census 9 Apr 1930  Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1930

    Minnesota, Saint Louis, Duluth, 9 Apr 1930, SD 3, ED 69-49, sheet 9B, 1022 Eleventh Street, dwelling 203, family 209

    Henry A. Berg, head 56. Selma, wife 49. Thorsten H., son 27. They own their own home valued at $6,500; own a radio set. He is a contractor with a contracting company working for himself. He is not a veteran. Thorsten is a civil engineer for a contracting firm for wages. He is not a veteran. The family was born in Sweden and immigrated to the U.S. in 1903. All are able to read and write.  
    Age: 27 
    Census 12 Apr 1940  Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1940

    Minnesota, Saint Louis, Duluth, 12 Apr 1940, SD 8, ED 88-26B, sheet 3B, 1022 North Eleventh Ave East, dwelling 58

    Andrew Berg, head 66. Selma, wife 59. Thorston, son 37. Andrew is the proprietor of a construction (contractor) firm working on his own account; wages for 1939 were zero; has other source of income. Thorston is the co-partner of the construction firm also working on his own account; income for 1939 was zero; has other source of income. All were born in Sweden and are naturalized citizens. Highest educational level: Andrew, 8th; Selma, 8th; Thorston, C-4. Living in the same house as on 1 Apr 1935.  
    Age: 37 
    Residence 1954  Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name: Thorsten H Berg
    Gender: Male
    Residence Year: 1954
    Residence Place: Duluth, Minnesota, USA
    Occupation: District Mgr
    Spouse: Berniece Berg
    Publication Title: Duluth, Minnesota, City Directory, 1954 
    Residence 1960  Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name: Thorsten H Berg
    Gender: Male
    Residence Year: 1960
    Residence Place: Duluth, Minnesota, USA
    Occupation: Sales Manager
    Spouse: Berniece A Berg
    Publication Title: Duluth, Minnesota, City Directory, 1960 
    Died 6 Sep 1967  Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1122  clanSoren
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2017 

    Father Ancestors Henry Andrew (Henrik Anders) Berg (Skymberg),   b. 3 Dec 1873, Norra Råda, Värmland, Sverige (Sweden) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1956, Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Selma Augusta Jansson,   b. 3 Dec 1880, Borne, Alvkarleby Parish, Uppsala, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1958, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 9 Nov 1901  Elfkarleby, Uppsala, Sverige (Sweden) Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F409  Group Sheet

    Family Berniece Alzina Thomas,   b. 14 May 1901, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1994, Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1939  Marquette, Marquette, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F2450  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S93] Social Security Death Index, Master File, Social Security Administration, (Ancestry.com.), Minnesota, before 1951 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S320] Minnesota Death Certificates Index, (Minnesota Historical Society, people.mnhs.org), CERTID# 1967-MN-024381, 6 Sep 1967, Saint Louis County (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S104] Immigration and Naturalization Records, National Archives, Washington, D.C., (Ancestry.com), Ship: SS Columbus; Boston Passenger Lists, 1820-1943, Microfilm Roll Number 68 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S98] 1910 United States Federal Census, Thirteenth Census of the United States, (Ancestry), Duluth Ward 1, Saint Louis, Minnesota; Roll: T624_724; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0153; Image: 664; FHL microfilm: 1374737. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S82] 1920 United States Federal Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States, (Ancestry.com), Year: 1920;Census Place: Duluth, St Louis, Minnesota; Roll: T625_858; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 101 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S99] 1930 United States Federal Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, (Ancestry), Duluth, St Louis, Minnesota; Roll: 1126; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 49; Image: 449.0; FHL microfilm: 2340861 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S306] 1940 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls., Duluth, St Louis, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1972; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 88-26B. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S130] Ancestry World Tree Project, (Ancestry.com), OneWorldTree, Henry A. Berg (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S109] Sweden, Indexed Marriage Records, 1860-1943, Genline AB; Johanneshov, Sweden; Swedish Church Records Archive; GID Number: 2287.53.2600; Roll Number: CK2770, (Ancestry).
      Name: Selma Augusta
      Maiden Name: Jansson
      Gender: Kvinna (Female)
      Age: 20
      Birth Date: 2 dec 1880
      Marriage Date: 9 nov 1901
      Marriage Place: Elfkarleby, Uppsala, Sverige (Sweden)
      Parish: Elfkarleby
      Spouse: Anders Hinrik Perss

    10. [S95] Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867–1952. Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics., (Ancestry) (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Mr Thorsten H Berg
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birth Year: abt 1904
      Birth Place: Sweden
      Marriage Date: 5 Feb 1939
      Marriage Place: Marquette, Marquette, Michigan, USA
      License County: Marquette
      Age: 35
      Residence Place: Michigamme, Michigan
      Father: Henry Berg
      Mother: Selma Johnson
      Spouse: Berniece Thomas
      County File Number: 17
      State File Number: 52 4814
      Film: 145
      Film Title: 52 Marquette 2251-5569
      Film Description: Marquette (1932 - 1940)