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Oscar Malcom Berggren
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Birth: Jul. 5, 1857
Villstad
Jönköpings län, Sweden
Death: May 20, 1941
Northfield
Rice County
Minnesota, USA

Oscar was born with the given name of Oscar Malcom Johannesson Berg on the Fallen Farm, Ma Rote, Villstad Parish, Jonkoping County, Sweden. In 1872 at the age of 15 he moved to the Eftra Parish, Hallands Lan to work. At some time he moved to the Harplinge Parish, Hallands Lan as the records have him arriving from the Harplinge Parish to the Burseryd Parish, Jonkoping Lan, in 1877 or 1878 where he became a Rote soldier with the military name of Berggren. On Aug 17, 1881 he left the Burseryd Parish with a destination of America.

From the Aitkin Age Newspaper

Oscar Berggren

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today at the Seavey Funeral Home of Oscar Berggren, who died Tuesday morning at the Odd Fellows home at Northfield, where he had lived since Dec. 28, 1940. The Rev John S Benson officiated with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Pallbearers were Brynolf Peterson, Harvey Barrett, Louis Swing, Elmer Olson, James DeYoung and Levi Jarvis. Mr Berggren was born in Sweden on July 5, 1857. Coming to the United States he first settled in Michigan. Later he lived in Foley and came to Aitkin county settling on a farm in glen community in 1901. He is survived by two sons, Martin and James, Aitkin; two daughters, mrs Esther Johnson, Everett, Wash., and Mrs Mable Berggren, Walker; seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Mr. Berggren had been a member of the Aitkin Odd Fellow lodge for the past 30 years. 
 
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 Parents:
  Johannes Ericsson Berg (1825 - 1875)
  Johanna Cathrina Jonasdotter Berg (1828 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Charlotta Fagerholm Berggren (1858 - 1936)
 
 Children:
  James A. Berggren (1890 - 1947)*
  Martin E. Berggren (1892 - 1971)*
  Mabel Berggren (1893 - 1959)*
  Esther Josephine Berggren Johnson (1895 - 1952)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bengt Edward Berg (1850 - 1932)*
  Mathilda Josephina Berg (1852 - 1859)*
  Oscar Malcom Berggren (1857 - 1941)
  Sarah Christina Berg (1859 - 1866)*
  Francis Axel Berg (1861 - 1940)*
  Esther Josephinia Berg (1865 - 1866)*
  Martin Enoch Berg (1867 - 1958)*
  Justus Z. Berg (1870 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Aitkin
Aitkin County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Charles Berg
Record added: Jan 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84005820
Oscar Malcom Berggren
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Oscar Malcom Berggren
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Oscar Malcom Berggren
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