Emma Christina Gilbertson

25 March 1894–January 1975 (Age 80)
Stoughton, Dane, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Emma Christina

When Emma Christina Gilbertson was born on 25 March 1894, in Stoughton, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Hans Hagbart Gulbrandsen, was 36 and her mother, Augustine Carlsdatter, was 35. She married Edward Melvin Hanson on 16 September 1916, in Richland, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Havre, Hill, Montana, United States in 1920 and Elba, Elba Township, Lapeer, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died in January 1975, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Colfax, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States.

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Edward Melvin Hanson
Emma Christina Gilbertson
Marriage: 16 September 1916
Harvey Wilbur Hanson
Genevieve Carol Hanson
Dorothy Marie Hanson
Eddie Hanson
Roland Gerome Hanson

Spouse and Children

16 September 1916
Richland, Montana, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 18

Historical Boundaries - 1912: Hill, Montana, United States;
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Gilbert .2 Americanized form of Norwegian Gilbertsen or a cognate in Danish or Swedish.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emma Hansen in household of Edward M Hansen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Hansen in household of Ed Hansen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Gilbertson in household of Hans Gilbertson, "United States Census, 1910"

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