Eva Theresa Erickson

18 August 1893–8 July 1982 (Age 88)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Eva Theresa

When Eva Theresa Erickson was born on 18 August 1893, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Johan Gustaf Eriksson, was 31 and her mother, Augusta Amelia Larson, was 27. She married Olof Selving Eugene Edholm on 24 June 1913, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States in 1910. She died on 8 July 1982, in Clarkston, Asotin, Washington, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Olof Selving Eugene Edholm
Eva Theresa Erickson
Marriage: 24 June 1913
Frances Martha Edholm
Grace Loraine Edholm
Selving Robert Morris Edholm
Doris Marie Edholm
Bill Ronald Edholm
Shirley Lynn Edholm

Spouse and Children

24 June 1913
Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States


+1 More Child

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 4

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Respelling of a Scandinavian and North German patronymic derived from the Old Norse personal name Eiríkr, which is composed of ei ‘ever’, ‘always’ (or a reduced form of ein ‘one’, ‘only’) + rík ‘power’. The main forms are Erichsen , Eriksen , Ericsson , and Eriksson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eva Erickson in household of Henry H Smith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eva Edholm in household of Lelving Edholm, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eva Edholm in household of Selving Edholm, "United States Census, 1940"

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