Alvin Valdemar Freeberg


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Alvin Valdemar Freeberg was born August 23, 1903, in Miles City, Custer Co., MT, and died July 21, 1974, in Oak Forest Hospital, Bremen Twp., Cook Co., IL, at age 70. He is the son of Sven Larsson Freeberg of Fröbbestorp, Torsas, Kalmar lan, Småland, Sweden, and Hilda Sophia Karlsdotter of Visseljerda, Kalmar lan, Smaland, Sweden. Never married.




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Alvin Valdemar Freeberg was born August 23, 1903, in Miles City, Custer Co., MT.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on May 7, 1910, shows S. L. Freeberg (age 49) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents is a Foreman at the Railroad and owning his house at 402 Center Avenue, 3rd Ward, Miles City, Miles City Twp., Custer Co., MT and married for 27 years. Living with him is his wife Hilda Freeberg (age 46) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents with all 7 of the children born to her still alive. Also living at home are their children: Oscar Freeberg (age 25) born in Sweden and unmarried; Aimell Freeberg (age 14) born in Montana; Leanna Freeberg (age 12) born in Montana; Gladys Freeberg (age 9) born in Minnesota, Albin Freeberg (age 6) born in Montana. Also living there is their married son and family: Albert Freeberg (age 23) born in Sweden; his wife, Florence Freeberg (age 23) born in Minnesota to Canadian and New York-born parents.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 19, 1920, shows Swan L. Freeberg (age 58) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and emigrating in 1874? and Naturalized in 1891 is a laborer at the railroad living at 402 S. Center Avenue, 3rd Ward, Miles City, Custer Co., MT. Living with him are his wife Hilda Freeberg (age 56) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and emigrating in 1886 and Naturalized in 1891, along with their children Gladys E. Freeberg (age 19) born in Minnesota, a stenographer at the railroad, and Alvin Freeberg (age 16) born in Montana.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 19, 1930, shows Alvin W. Frieberg (age 26) born in Montana to Swedish-born parents is an unmarried Odd Jobs Laborer renting as a Lodger at 615 Walnut Street, 6th Ward, City of St. Louis, St. Louis Co., MO.


Alvin Freeberg is second from the right. Others in picture unidentified. Picture from the Donald Cain collection.


Alvin Valdemar Freeberg died July 21, 1974, in Oak Forest Hospital, Bremen Twp., Cook Co., IL, at age 70.


Death was due to a Basil Skull Fracture and complications of Pneumonia when he suffered an accidental fall on a sidewalk that occurred at 1:30 P. M. on June 16, 1974. His residence was in Chicago, and the accident was not work related. He was buried August 13, 1974, in Archer Woods Cemetery, Willow Springs, IL.