Åke Segerberg came to the united States in 1914. During World War I, he was a soldier in the American Army and the government granted him US citizenship for serving. After the war, he worked in Durham Connecticut on the Selander farm. Ada Shelley worked as a nanny on the Jackson farm next door. The first time Åke saw Ada he decided he would marry her some day. Here are pictures of both of them.
Malvina with her children: Eskil, Gunnar, Folke, Elna, Rolf, and Åke. (about 1899)
Åke and Ada had two daughters, Eleanor and Marion. Eleanor has a daughter Nancy and a grandson Josh. Marion has four children, Madge, Tom, Maureen, and Jim. Below is a picture of her 8 grandchildren.