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Re: Gunwar Lundberg
Posted by: Taryn (ID *****2998) Date: February 21, 2013 at 09:27:33
In Reply to: Gunwar Lundberg by Jackie Marler of 17693

With a name like Gunwar or Gunvor, it was common to take a more Americanized name for everyday use (including censuses) but use the official name for documents like a wedding.

I did find a death of a James Burton Palmer, in 1921 in Fountain, Fillmore County, Minnesota. With the wife named Jennie (a good replacement for a name like Gunvor or Gunwar.)
Maybe finding the obit for him by requesting it at the Fillmore County historical society would give a clue about his wife.
name: James Burton Palmer
gender: Male
burial date:
burial place:
death date: 17 Jun 1921
death place: Fountain, Fillmore, Minnesota
age: 38
birth date: 1883
marital status: Married
spouse's name: Jennie Palmer
father's name: Jona Palmer
father's birthplace:
mother's name: Martha Palmer
mother's birthplace:
indexing project (batch) number: B02131-5
system origin: Minnesota-EASy
source film number: 2218057
reference number: 3699

Fillmore county had many scandinavians

202 County Road 8
1 Block East of Jct. US 52 and County Road 8
Fountain, MN 55935
Fax: 507-268-4492
Executive Director: Debra Richardson

Hennepin county historical society:
Hennepin County Historical Society
2303-3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Fax: 612-870-1329
Executive Director: Jada Hansen

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