Jeanette Harriet Stevens

14 April 1916–7 August 1980 (Age 64)
Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Jeanette Harriet

When Jeanette Harriet Stevens was born on 14 April 1916, in Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States, her father, Peter Cornelius Stevens, was 43 and her mother, Mary Maud Brown, was 33. She married Loren Edmund Solum about 1940, in Ramsey, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Sandnes Township, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 7 August 1980, in Seabrook, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Forest Park East Cemetery, Webster, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Loren Edmund Solum
Jeanette Harriet Stevens
Marriage: about 1940
Charles Allen Solum

Spouse and Children

about 1940
Ramsey, Minnesota, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 13

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1933 · The Browns Valley Man

Age 17

Just like the Minnesota Woman, The Browns Valley Man are deemed the oldest human remains found in Minnesota. They were found by W. H. Jenson, while he was laying gravel for his driveway, in the Traverse gap in western Minnesota. The remains are believed to be around 9,000 years old.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Steven . It is also found in this spelling as a Dutch and North German name, and as an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name, as well as cognate names in other European languages such as Stefan and Steffen and their derivatives.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jeanette H Solum in household of Loren E Solum, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jeannette Stevens in household of Peter C Stevens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jeanette Harriet Stevens in entry for Jeffrey Peter Solum, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"

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