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Posted: 1357228643000
Classification: Query
I am seeking information about a Albert BÖRJESSON, Born in berghem, Sweden 1 july 1892. He went to America 1 aug 1923. He went to his uncle Claus Albert BORGESON who lived on 1615 Edgewater Ave, chicago, Il.

I think that Albert BÖRJESSON also went to British columbia and worked as a woodman. And he has also worked in chicago as a bricklayer. he went back to Sweden around 1934.

I am interested in Albert BÖRJESSON´s visit in America/ Canada, What he was up to, did he get married or had any children?

Kindest Regards

Jessica Börjesson


Posted: 1357242875000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1357243257000
Hi, Perhaps best to researchin Sweden first for Albert BORJESSON b 1892 Sweden, in Sweden-since he returned there in 1934

Do you know Where he lived in Sweden? Where he passed away ?
Registration of Death / Death Certificate would show if he married - Obituary if published may show names and locations of any children.

Passenger list for arrivals to Sweden may show if he returned alone or with family

You know Albert BORGESSON/BORGESON - arrived in Chicago 1923
City Directories may show his residence over the years -some Criss Cross directories show all persons of age - living at a residence so may show a wife if married.

Check 1930 Census for USA
Census for Canada 1931 is not available. Last Census available to date is 1916 for the three Prairie Provinces.

British Columbia is on the West Coast of Canada. If Albert was in the Logging Industry - he probably spent much of his time living in the Logging Camps. Don't know if there would be a registry of all loggers - since these were sometimes temp. jobs -
When not working men may have taken residence in Hotels in Various cities - or in rooming houses -

The time frame between arrival in America 1923 -1934 is very short.and a long time ago.

Ang: Re: BORGESON Albert

Posted: 1357905770000
Classification: Query
Surnames: BORGESON

Yes I have all the information about when he lived in sweden, he is my grandfathers dad, and my grandfather has told me all he knows, and I have found records as well in sweden.

The problem is that Albert BÖRJESSON was a very "special" individual, he didnt tell his kids things that should be obvious to tell, that we have found now when doing the research.
And thats not the only thing, he behaved in a certain way which i find strange, to much to tell but he was kind of a bad/good person in a weird way at least as i have understood it.
And according to my grandfather he wasnt popular with the police in america or something like that. I know that he lived at least for a while with the black people and helped them when the police was troubling them.
I know he had a relationship with a black lady when he lived in chicago, and in those days that wasnt a good thing so I wonder if he might got a "secret" child with that lady. Unfortunately I dont know the name of the lady, my grandfather told me once when I was little but now he dosent remember.

Thank you for your help! :)

kindest regards

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