Maria Amada Johnson

8 December 1868–9 August 1945 (Age 76)
Skåne, Sweden

The Life of Maria Amada

When Maria Amada Johnson was born on 8 December 1868, in Skåne, Sweden, her father, Hans Johnson, was 30 and her mother, Elna Olsdotter, was 24. She married Nels Bengtsson Strobeck on 1 June 1893. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Leaf Mountain Township, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and Alger Township, Mountrail, North Dakota, United States for about 20 years. She died on 9 August 1945, in Stanley, Mountrail, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Stanley, Mountrail, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nels Bengtsson Strobeck
Maria Amada Johnson
Marriage: 1 June 1893
Henry Raymond Ströbeck
Ellenore Josephine Strobeck
Huldah Amelia Strobeck
Alfred Benard Stroback
Theodore Clifford Stroback
William Alex Ströbäck
Lillian Victoria Strobeck
Anton Bennie Strobeck

Spouse and Children

1 June 1893



    Ellenore Josephine Strobeck


    Huldah Amelia Strobeck


    Alfred Benard Stroback


    Theodore Clifford Stroback


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Hans Johnson


    Elna Olsdotter




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 5

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mariea Strobeck in household of Nels Strobeck, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Meria Strabeck in household of Nels Strabeck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mari Johnson in household of Hans Johnson, "United States Census, 1880"

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