Altha Wilella Eastridge

17 September 1903–26 April 1997 (Age 93)
Montana, United States

The Life of Altha Wilella

When Altha Wilella Eastridge was born on 17 September 1903, in Montana, United States, her father, Jacob Madison Eastridge, was 27 and her mother, Nettie Jane Stewart, was 25. She married Kenneth Harold Stromme on 23 July 1923, in Ravalli, Lake, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Stevensville, Ravalli, Montana, United States in 1930. She died on 26 April 1997, in Missoula, Montana, United States, at the age of 93.

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Kenneth Harold Stromme
Altha Wilella Eastridge
Marriage: 23 July 1923
Ralph W. Stromme
Marilyn Stromme
Kenneth Wayne Stromme
Kenneth Harold Stromme Jr.
Wayne Kendall Stromme
Alta Jean Stromme

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23 July 1923
Ravalli, Lake, Montana, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1910 · Glacier National Park Established

Age 7

Congress established Glacier National Park on May 11, 1910. The park is located in the northern part of Montana on the Canada- US border. It covers 1 million acres, has over a hundred lakes, over a thousand different plant species, and over a hundred animal species. Previously the area had been occupied by the Blackfoot and Flathead people.

Age 26

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain.1. Possibly English, a habitational name from any of various minor places named Eastridge, for example in Wiltshire and West Sussex. However, the surname is not known in the British Isles. 2. It may alternatively be of German origin, an Americanized form of Estrich , a topographic name for someone who lived by a paved road (Middle High German esterich, from Late Latin astricus), or an Americanized form of Oesterreich .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • W Altha Stromme in household of H Kenneth Stromme, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Altha Stromme in household of Kenneth H Stromme, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Altha Estridge in household of Thomas Housh, "United States Census, 1910"

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