Edith Viola Elbertson

20 April 1891–22 September 1968 (Age 77)
Denver, Colorado, United States

The Life Summary of Edith Viola

When Edith Viola Elbertson was born on 20 April 1891, in Denver, Colorado, United States, her father, Elmer Elsworth Elbertson, was 28 and her mother, Anna Idell Tucker, was 22. She married Harry Victor Johnston on 11 April 1911, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States in 1900. She died on 22 September 1968, in Costa Mesa, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Harry Victor Johnston
Edith Viola Elbertson
Marriage: 11 April 1911
Harry Victor Johnston Jr.
Glenn Ellsworth Johnston
Lorraine A. Johnston
James Robert Johnston

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1911Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 5
    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.
    1901 · City Hall Built
    Age 10
    The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 21
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Albertsson: patronymic from the personal name Albert .Americanized form of North German, Norwegian, and Danish Albertsen , a cognate of 1 above.English: patronymic, perhaps from the Middle English personal name Albert , but the distribution (Durham, London) suggests continental origin involving cognate elements (compare 1 above). Compare also Alberson .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Edith Elbertson in entry for Harry Victor Johnston, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Eda V Elbertson in household of Elmer E Elbertson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Edith V Elbertson in entry for James Robert Johnston and June Ruth Zeller, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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