Wilma Elizabeth Franson

19 August 1907–19 April 1985 (Age 77)
Ritzville, Adams, Washington, United States

The Life of Wilma Elizabeth

When Wilma Elizabeth Franson was born on 19 August 1907, in Ritzville, Adams, Washington, United States, her father, Carl August "Gus" Franson, was 31 and her mother, Augusta Christina Johannson, was 28. She married John Julius Arlt on 16 August 1929, in Ritzville, Adams, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Downs, Lincoln, Washington, United States in 1930 and Mohler Election Precinct, Lincoln, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 19 April 1985, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ritzville Memorial Cemetery, Ritzville, Adams, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Julius Arlt
1900–1997
Wilma Elizabeth Franson
1907–1985
Marriage: 16 August 1929
Gene Douglas Arlt
1931–2010

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 August 1929
Ritzville, Adams, Washington, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

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.
1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington

Age 3

On November 8, 1910, Washington became the first state to allow women to vote. This event would lead to the long battle by women in all the states to fight for the right to vote. This would happen 10 years later.
1929

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Respelling of Fransen or the Swedish cognate Fransson.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Wilma E Arlt in household of John J Arlt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wilma Arlt in household of John J Arlt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wilma Franson in household of C A Franson, "United States Census, 1920"

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