Carl Oscar Larsson


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Carl Oscar Larsson was born April 25, 1884, in Kletterp, Visseljerda, Kalmar Lan, Smaland, Sweden, and died November 30, 1959, in Seattle, King Co., WA, at age 75. Buried in Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery, Seattle, King Co., WA. 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.

Carolina "Caroline" Holmoy was born May 21, 1885, in Halmoiel, Norway, and died May 6, 1974, in Seattle, King Co., WA, at age 89. Buried in Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery, Seattle, King Co., WA. She is the daughter of Unknown of Norway.

Carl Oscar Freeberg and Carolina "Caroline" Holmoy were married in 1919.

Carl Oscar Freeberg and Carolina "Caroline" (Holmoy) Freeberg had no children.




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Carl Oscar Freeberg and Carolina "Caroline" (Holmoy) Freeberg are buried in Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery, Seattle, King Co., WA.

Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park and Funeral Home, also known as Oak Lake Cemetery, Washelli Cemetery, 11111 Aurora Ave. N., Seattle, King Co., WA.

The Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery was founded in 1884 by David T. Denny (1832-1903) and his wife Louisa Boren Denny (1827-1916) on one of their many land investments in Seattle's north end. The cemetery straddles Aurora Avenue N beginning just beyond N 109th Street. Most members of David's branch of Denny family and that of his cousin Henry Levi Denny are buried there. Begun as the Oak Lake Cemetery, Washelli entered into a series of mergers with the newly organized Evergreen Cemetery in the 1920s. Today, Evergreen-Washelli Cemetery maintains operations on grounds that span both sides of Aurora Avenue N, overlooking interments dating from 1884 to present. There are many sections within Evergreen-Washelli that include the Veterans Memorial Cemetery and sections devoted to religious communities, fraternal organizations, civil service and ethnic groups.


Carl Oscar Freeberg was born April 25, 1884, in Sweden.

Carolina "Caroline" Holmoy was born May 21, 1885, in Halmoiel, Norway.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 9, 1900, shows Swan Larson (age 39) born February 1861 in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and first married at age 18 and having emigrated in 1888 and a Naturalized citizen is a Foreman at the Railroad and renting his house at 308 Eighth Street, 2nd Ward, City of Duluth, 4th District, St. Louis Co., MN. Living with him is his wife Hilda S. Larson (age 37) born May 1863 in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and emigrating in 1894 with all 5 of the children born to her still alive. Also living at home are their children, who are unmarried: Alma C. Larson (age 17) born September 1882 in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and emigrating in 1894 who is a Servant; Charles O. Larson (age 16) born April 1884 in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and emigrating in 1894 who is a Cook; Albert L. Larson (age 13) born October 1886 in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and emigrating in 1894; Joseph E. Larson (age 4) born June 1895 in Montana to Swedish-born parents; and Liana M. Larson (age 2) born February 1898 in Montana to Swedish-born parents.

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 WWI Draft Registration Report dated September 2, 1918, shows Carl Oscar Freeberg is an unmarried self-employed Photographer living at 1413 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA. His nearest relative is Swan L. Freeberg of Miles City, MT.


Carl Oscar Freeberg and Carolina "Caroline" Holmoy were married in 1919.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 7, 1920, shows C. O. Freeberg (age 35) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents having emigrated in 1894 and naturalized in 1906 is a married Photographer in a Gallery boarding alone at 1413 3rd Avenue, City of Seattle, King Co., WA. His wife is not there.


On April 2, 1920, Carl Oscar Freeberg applied for citizenship. He did not know he was not already a U. S. Citizen. He is a Photographer and is living at 227 Taylor Avenue, Seattle, King Co., WA. He was born April 25, 1884, in Klettorp, Sweden; left from Christiansund, Norway, via Canada, about July 18, 1894, and arrived at the port of Buffalo, NY, about August 10, 1894, on the vessel Scandia and Train. His wife, Carolina, was born May 21, 1885, in Halmoiel, Norway. Carl F. Johnson, a Farmer, and Carl E. Johnson, a Carpenter, both attested to the residency information.

   


The 1923 Seattle, Washington, City Directory shows: Freeberg C Oscar (Caroline) photog h7741 30th av NW.

Not sure of all in the picture, but Carl and wife Caroline are on the steps, Joseph is sitting on right bottom, Florence G. at the right top, Donny next to her, and Carl and Caroline to the left. Probably from the early 1920s. 


The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 21, 1930, shows C. O. Freeberg (age 45) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and first married at age 35 is a Real Estate Salesman having emigrated in 1894 and a naturalized citizen renting for $15/month at 1527 Market Street, City of Seattle, King Co., WA. Living with him is his wife, Caroline Freeberg (age 44) born in Norway to Norwegian-born parents and first married at age 34 and having emigrated in 1904 and a Naturalized citizen is a Power Machine Operator in a Tailor Shop.

Carl Oscar Freeberg died November 30, 1959, in Seattle, King Co., WA, at age 75.


The Seattle Daily Times, Seattle, King Co., WA, December 1, 1959

Death Takes C. O. Freeberg

Carl Oscar Freeberg, 75, a commercial photographer, died yesterday at his home, 220 Olympic Place. Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock Friday in the Wiggen & Sons chapel. Entombment will be in Evergreen. Mr. Freeberg was born in Sweden. He came to this country as a boy and to Seattle 50 years ago. Surviving are his wife, Caroline; a brother, Albert Freeberg, Missoula, and a sister, Mrs. Gladys Cain, Seattle. Mr. Freeberg was a life member of the Swedish Club and a member of Seattle Lodge No. 61, Scandinavian Fraternity of America.


Carolina "Caroline" (Holmoy) Freeberg died May 6, 1974, in Seattle, King Co., WA, at age 88.


The Seattle Daily Times, Seattle, King Co., WA, May 8, 1974

Freeberg, Caroline

Age 89, of 220 West Olympic Place, beloved sister of Mrs. Olaf (Anna) Endresen, Seattle. Four sisters and one brother in Norway. Aunt of Mrs. Adelle Scarvie, Seattle; Mrs. Olive Porter, Oak Harbor; Richard Endresen, Bainbridge Island. Member of Leif Erickson Lodge No. 1 S. of N. Valkyrien Lodge No. 1 D. of N., Nordmansforbundet. Life member of Ladies Auxiliary of Swedish Club, Norse Home, Inc. and the Inquisitors Club. Services Saturday, 1 p. m., at Wiggen & Sons Chapel. Entombment, Evergreen Garden Mausoleum.


Olaf Johan Endresen, born December 9, 1897, in Norway, died 1981 in Seattle. In September 17, 1918, his nearest relative was Henry Johanson of 1312 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ.

He married Anna N. Holmoy June 4, 1921, in Seattle, King Co., WA. She was born March 20, 1891, in Norway and died April 26, 1979, in Seattle, King Co., WA, at age 88.

Anna was using the name Anna Holmes when she married Oaf.

Anna Holmes (age 28) born in Norway and having immigrated in 1917 was an unmarried Seamstress in a Garment Factory and was living in Seattle, King Co., WA.