Theodore Thomas Gronner

3 November 1872–17 February 1932 (Age 59)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Theodore Thomas

When Theodore Thomas Gronner was born on 3 November 1872, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Ole Torkildsen Gronner, was 28 and his mother, Marie Olsdatter Rolstad, was 22. He married Emeline Elizabeth Roberts on 17 July 1891, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 17 February 1932, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Oak Forest, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Theodore Thomas Gronner
1872–1932
Emeline Elizabeth Roberts
1874–1896
Marriage: 17 July 1891
Howard Theodore Gronner
1892–1959
Stanley Oswald Gronnernd
1892–
Maria Rolstead Gronner
1893–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 July 1891
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Ole Torkildsen Gronner

    Male1844–1915Male

    Marie Olsdatter Rolstad

    Female1850–1915Female

siblings

(5)

    Amalie E Gronner

    Female1871–1953Female

    Male1872–1932Male

    Marcus Gronner

    Male1875–Male

    Oscar Gronner

    Male1877–1890Male

    Gilbert Oliver Gronner

    Male1879–1953Male

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 11

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 18

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Brunner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Theodore T Groner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Theodore T Gronner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Theodore Gronner in household of Ole Gronner, "United States Census, 1880"

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