Fredrick Gabriel “Fred” Sundberg, Sr

Fredrick Gabriel “Fred” Sundberg, Sr

Norrkoping, Norrköpings kommun, Östergötlands län, Sweden
Death 1 Jan 1891 (aged 42)
Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Block 12, Lot 59, 5 ft. NEC
Memorial ID 85966778 · View Source
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•See William A. Ferris.
•See John Bubar.
•See Anna Steege Ferris Young.
•See William E. Monroe.
•See Justus M. Gray.

See half-brother Oscar Sundberg for information about the Sundberg family in Sweden.

1880 census for Brainerd family #17:
Sundberg, Frederick, 32, b. Sweden, Watchmaker
Sundberg, Caroline, 32, wife, b. Sweden
Sundberg, Jennie F., 7, daughter, b. Minn.
Sundberg, Annie C., 6, daughter, b. Minn.
Sundberg, Robert T., 4, son, b. Minn.
Sundberg, Rudolph A., 3/12, son, b. Minn.
Sundberg, Richard B., 3/12, son, b. Minn.
[Contributed by John Van Essen]

      Mr. F. G. Sundberg mourns the loss of an infant son who died yesterday morning after a prolonged illness. the funeral took place this afternoon. (Brainerd Tribune, 23 October 1880, p. 4, c. 1)

      F. G. Sundberg, having purchased the clock, watch and jewelry stock of Wm. Ferris, and moved into the furniture store of A. Brown, is now prepared to do all kinds of repairing and job work in his line. (Brainerd Tribune, 05 November 1881, p. 5, c. 2)

       Sudden Death of F. G. Sundberg.

      The community was shocked on New Years' morning to learn that F. G. Sundberg was dead. Mr. Sundberg had been ill for some days with pneumonia but his condition was reported as improved and it was confidently expected that he was out of danger. About 4 o'clock on Thursday, however, he became suddenly worse and expired at 5 a. m.
      The deceased was a highly esteemed business man of this city, and has resided here for some ten years. Mr. Sundberg was one of the most prominent and public spirited citizens of Brainerd, and his loss will be keenly felt. He was a member of White Cross Lodge No. 30, K. of P., and also of Wildey Lodge No. 37, I. O. O. F. The funeral services will be held this (Friday) afternoon from the Episcopal church at 2:30.
      The deceased leaves a wife and six children to mourn his death, the youngest of whom is but two weeks' old. Mr. Sundberg was in his 43rd year. (Brainerd Dispatch, 02 January 1891, p. 4, c. 6)

Family Members


JAN. 9, 1848,
JAN. 1, 1891.
JUNE 22, 1848,
MAR. 16, 1917.



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  • Added: 28 Feb 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 85966778
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Fredrick Gabriel “Fred” Sundberg, Sr (9 Jan 1848–1 Jan 1891), Find a Grave Memorial no. 85966778, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by A. Nelson (contributor 47143984) .