John Forsman

Mr. and Mrs. John Forsman

Mr. and Mrs. John Forsman were both born in Vesterboten, Sweden; he in 1879 and she in 1878. John and Marie were married in Sweden in 1903.

They came to the United States in 1914, and lived in Kulm, North Dakota for one year before moving to Gate Township, two miles north of Roseglen, in McLean County, where he farmed until 1949. Mrs. Forsman passed away in 1947.

Mr. and Mrs. John Forsman had six sons and five daughters. One son, Anton, passed away in 1941. The other sons were Gunnar, Arnold, Walter, Benny, and Arthur. Their daughters were Dagmar (Mrs. Carl Jensen), Dagney, Deborah (Mrs. George Wadman), Daisy (Mrs. Tom Shaw), and Ruth (Mrs. Orris Haugen).