Ethyl Gladys Fahlstrom

31 July 1914–17 March 1955 (Age 40)
Menominee, Menominee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Ethyl Gladys

When Ethyl Gladys Fahlstrom was born on 31 July 1914, in Menominee, Menominee, Michigan, United States, her father, Carl Emil Fahlstrom, was 25 and her mother, Frieda Olivia Christina Olson, was 20. She married Clarence Charles Putnam on 5 August 1933, in Frankfort, Benzie, Michigan, United States. She died on 17 March 1955, in Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United States, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Charles Putnam
Ethyl Gladys Fahlstrom
Marriage: 5 August 1933

Spouse and Children

5 August 1933
Frankfort, Benzie, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1916 · Boeing Aircraft

Age 2

The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 

Age 13

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Fahlström): ornamental-habitational name formed with the place-name element fal- ‘plain’, ‘flat land’ + ström ‘river’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ethel Putnam in household of Frieda Fahlstrom, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel Fahlstrom in household of Frieda Fahlstrom, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel Fahlstrom in household of Emil Fahlstrom, "United States Census, 1920"

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