Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Johanna Winblad (1859-1916) biography

Johanna Winblad (1859-1916) Housewife (b. May 24, 1859, Ytterlännäs, Västernorrland, Sweden - d. November 12, 1916, Ytterlännäs, Västernorrland, Sweden)

Johanna was the daughter of Anton Julius Winblad I (1828-1901) and Elsa Maria Elisabeth Näslund (1829-1907).

Her siblings include: Karl Israel Winblad (1857-1858) who died as an infant; Johan Edvard Winblad (1856-1914) aka John Edward Winblad who ran away from home rather than become a priest and married Salmine Sophia Severine Pedersen (1862-1914) aka Salmina Olsdatter in Norway and emigrated to the United States; Carl Gustaf Winblad (1861-1863) who died as an infant; Anton Teodor Winblad (1862-?) who became a Lieutenant in the military; Maria Elisabet Winblad II (1865-1937) who married the storekeeper Jonas Kempe (1861-1918) and had children; and Frideborg Winblad (1869-c1950) who never married, and became a teacher herself in Ytterlännäs.

Johanna married Per Olof Bernhard Vahlberg (1852-aft1890) aka Olof Bernhard Wahlberg, who was a schoolteacher.

They had the following children: Anton Bernhard Wahlberg (1878-?); Ester Elisabet Wahlberg (1880-?); David Emmanuel Wahlberg (1882-?) who emigrated to New York City on August 20, 1901; Gertrude Maria Wahlberg (1884-?); Karl Gunnar Wahlberg (1886-1980) aka Karl Gunnar Vahlberg, who was born on February 6, 1886 and married Nanny X (1889-1983); Segrid Johanna Wahlberg (1887-?); and Bertha Kristina Wahlberg (1888-?).

Prestbolet, Sweden:
The family appears in the 1890 Sweden Census living in Prestbolet.

Johanna died in 1916 in Sweden.

She was buried in Sweden.

Frideborg Winblad (1869-aft1956) was the great grandaunt of Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ). She was the great grandaunt of Bitte Kempe (1966- ) aka Bitte Pettersson, of Mariefred, Sweden.