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Alfred "Fred" Westberg
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Birth: Dec. 11, 1873
Olme
Kristinehamns kommun
Värmlands län, Sweden
Death: Oct. 15, 1909
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Fred was born in 1873 in Olme, Varmland, Sweden to Per Westberg Andersson and Maria Nilsdotter Nelson. Fred was the youngest of 12 children. At age 16, he traveled to America with William Westberg, one of his older brothers. They went to Chicago where other family members already lived and worked. Fred secured work as a mechanic.

In 1899 Fred married Maria Christina Theresa Broman who was also born in Sweden. (In 1905 Fred's brother, William, married Maria's sister, Elizabeth.) Fred and Maria had 3 daughters - Linda, who died at age 2, and Alice, and Verna.  Sadly, Fred died in 1909 at the young age of 35, leaving Maria with 2 small children.

Children

1. Linda CM 1902-1904 died at age 2
2. Alice Elizabeth 1905-1973 + Karl Arvid Grell 1905-1971
3. Verna Eleanor 1908-1990 + William Burk 1890-1980
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Per Westberg (1823 - 1908)
  Maria Nilsdotter Persson (Westberg) (1826 - 1874)
 
 Spouse:
  Maria Christina Theresa Broman Westberg (1877 - 1940)
 
 Children:
  Linda C M Westberg (1902 - 1904)*
 
 Siblings:
  P. August Westberg (1857 - 1909)*
  Nils Frederick Westberg (1860 - 1936)*
  Christina Westberg Ehrenstrom (1862 - 1911)*
  Lovissa Westberg Johnson (1864 - 1915)**
  John Westberg (1865 - 1953)*
  William Westberg (1871 - 1942)*
  Alfred Westberg (1873 - 1909)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Blue Island
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: J Westberg
Record added: May 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90589129
Alfred Fred Westberg
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