Oliver Paul Finstrom

18 March 1897–15 August 1971 (Age 74)
Clam Lake Township, Wexford, Michigan, United States

The Life of Oliver Paul

When Oliver Paul Finstrom was born on 18 March 1897, in Clam Lake Township, Wexford, Michigan, United States, his father, August Finnström, was 45 and his mother, Hilma Wilhelmina Carlsdotter, was 35. He lived in Indianfields Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Columbia Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States in 1971. He died on 15 August 1971, in Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Cadillac, Wexford, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

August Finnström
Hilma Wilhelmina Carlsdotter
Esther Finstrom
Ernest August Finstrom
Artie Finstrom
Hester A. Finistrom
Carrie Finstrom
Clarence Emmanuel Finstrom
Arthur Michael Finstrom
Albert A Finstrom
Olive Paulina Finstrom
Oliver Paul Finstrom
Harry McKinley Finstrom
Frederick Roosevelt Finstrom

Parents and Siblings

    August Finnström


    Hilma Wilhelmina Carlsdotter






    Artie Finstrom


    Hester A. Finistrom


    Carrie Finstrom


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 6

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

Variant of Swedish Lindstrom .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oliver Finstrom in household of August Finstrom, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Oliver Finstrom in household of August Finstrom, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Oliver Finstrom in household of August Finstrom, "United States Census, 1900"

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