AnnaVelhelmina Hanson

22 October 1884–28 January 1974 (Age 89)
Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States

The Life of AnnaVelhelmina

When AnnaVelhelmina Hanson was born on 22 October 1884, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, her father, Hans Wilhelm Hanson, was 30 and her mother, Anna Christina Lilja, was 29. She married Otto Seander Rydman on 17 November 1906, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 28 January 1974, in Multnomah, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Otto Seander Rydman
AnnaVelhelmina Hanson
Marriage: 17 November 1906
Eugene C. Rydman
Harold S. Rydman

Spouse and Children

17 November 1906
Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Hans Wilhelm Hanson


    Anna Christina Lilja




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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 24

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Midlands and northern England, especially Yorkshire): patronymic from Hann or the byname Hand .2 Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh ( see Hampson 2).3 Irish: variant of McKittrick .

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

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  • Anna Wilhelmina Hanson, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"

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