Ida Marie Johhannson Carlson

1894–1985 (Age 90)
Värmland, Sweden

The Life of Ida Marie Johhannson

Ida Marie Johhannson Carlson was born on 2 October 1894, in Värmland, Sweden as the daughter of Gus Carlson and Mary Johnson. She married Floyd Oscar Griffee on 9 July 1913, in Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Cedar Township, Calhoun, Iowa, United States for about 5 years. She died on 27 May 1985, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Knierim, Calhoun, Iowa, United States.

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Floyd Oscar Griffee
Ida Marie Johhannson Carlson
Marriage: 9 July 1913
Floyd Kenneth Griffee

Spouse and Children

9 July 1913
Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Gus Carlson


    Mary Johnson




    Minnie Carlson



    Anna Carlson


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 19

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian: respelling of Norwegian and Danish Carlsen or Swedish Carlsson .2 Dutch and German: patronymic from Carl . See also Karlson .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Ida Marie Griffee, "Iowa, Old Age Tax Assistance Records, 1934-1958"
  • Ida Carlson, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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