September 21, 2012 10:18:48 AM PDT
My name is Sonny Vinberg. I live in Kodiak, Alaska. Grew up mostly in Washington State, but recently returned to my birht home of Kodiak. Was gone for 46 years :) I am part native Alaskan (Alutiiq/Aleut) and Swedish/English/Irish/Scottish, and a little Russian (mom's side) :)
Here is some information found about Ernst Ferdinand Vinberg (farfar) and his family.
His mother, Anette Christiansdotter born 28 April 1871 in Verum, died 16 August 1954 in Landskrona.
Her son (father unknown) Emil born 16 January 1891 in Verum, died 16 March 1968 in Landskrona.
Her daughter (father unknown) Ester born 12 Febr 1893 in Landskrona, died 7 July 1893 in Landskrona.
Before wedlock with
Peter Nilsson Vinberg (oldefar) born 25 June 1870 in Virestad, died 17 Sept 1900 in Landskrona.
Their daughter Ester Elisabet born 21 Febr 1894 in Landskrona, died 30 May 1958 in Landskrona
Their son Ernst Ferdinand born 28 Dec 1895 i Landskrona
Anette married 2 August 1896 in Landskrona to
Peter Nilsson Vinberg born 25 June 1870 in Virestad, died 17 Sept 1900 in Landskrona
Their son Tage Valentin born 18 Dec 1897 in Landskrona (don´t know when he died)
Their son Ivar Algot born 2 November 1899 i Landskrona, 21 July 1972 in Härlunda
Their daughter (father unknown) Greta Viola Elisabet born 13 June 1907 in Landskrona, died 29 March 1975 in Möllevången
Their daughter (father unknown) Vera Margareta born 7 April 1910 in Landskrona, died 17 Sept 1991 in Malmö Sankt Johannes
In the inventory after Ernst's mother, Anette (died 1954), Ernst address is Unga, Alaska, USA.
He married Katherine Fox (farmor), from Unga, Alaska
Their daughter, Esther, born 1924,
Their son, Ernest Vinberg, born 1925,
Their son, Hubert William (far), born August 21, 1927
Their son, Emil, born 1928,
Their son, Donald, born 1930, died 1996.
Alot of information on an introduction, I know :) The attached photo is of my grandfather's siblings. I am in contact with Emil's grandson, Goran, and spouse, Berit Reisdal Vinberg in Landskrona, Sweden. :)