Mildred Elizabeth Lampä

3 December 1889–1953 (Age 63)
Hudson, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Mildred Elizabeth

When Mildred Elizabeth Lampä was born on 3 December 1889, in Hudson, New Jersey, United States, her father, Robert Raymond Lampä Sr., was 27 and her mother, Minnie Jane Springsteen, was 26. She married George William Forsythe Jr. in 1917. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Weehawken, Hudson, New Jersey, United States in 1920 and Hasbrouck Heights, Bergen, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1953, at the age of 64, and was buried in Paramus, Bergen, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William Forsythe Jr.
Mildred Elizabeth Lampä
Marriage: 1917
Robert W Forsyth
Arthur C Forsyth

Spouse and Children



    Robert W Forsyth


    Arthur C Forsyth


Parents and Siblings

    Robert Raymond Lampä Sr.


    Minnie Jane Springsteen




    Robert Raymond Lampä Jr.


    Jennie L Lampa



    Eleanor B Lampä


    Mary M. Lampä


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.

Age 5

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: unexplained.2 Hispanic: apparently an occupational nickname from lampa ‘hoe’. This name is found in Bolivia and Peru, but not in Spain or Portugual.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mildred Lampa in household of Robert Lampa, "New Jersey State Census, 1895"
  • Mildred Lampa in household of Robert Lampa, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"
  • Mildred Lampa in household of Robert R Lampa, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"

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