Elfreda Evaline Pearson

25 May 1896–25 December 1933 (Age 37)
Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Elfreda Evaline

When Elfreda Evaline Pearson was born on 25 May 1896, in Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, United States, her father, Carl Pearson, was 42 and her mother, Hannah Anderson Timanson, was 38. She married Edward Albert Driessen on 21 May 1916, in Kewanee Township, Henry, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 25 December 1933, in Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Kewanee, Henry, Illinois, United States.

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Edward Albert Driessen
Elfreda Evaline Pearson
Marriage: 21 May 1916
Charles Edward Driessen
Leona Dorothy Driessen

Spouse and Children

21 May 1916
Kewanee Township, Henry, Illinois, United States


    Charles Edward Driessen


    Leona Dorothy Driessen


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 11

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Piers ( see Pierce ). The surname is also quite common in Ireland, where it has been established for many centuries.2 Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elfreda Driesson in household of Ed Driesson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alfredea Doriesen in household of Edward Doriesen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Freda Pearson in household of Carl Pearson, "United States Census, 1900"

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