Emma Rosalia Shugren

22 June 1888–23 February 1918 (Age 29)
Mead, Saunders, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Rosalia

When Emma Rosalia Shugren was born on 22 June 1888, in Mead, Saunders, Nebraska, United States, her father, Nils Isaac Sjogren, was 35 and her mother, Anna Sofie Kristofferssen Poulsen, was 31. She had at least 2 sons with George Swanson. She immigrated to Canada in 1908 and lived in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1911. She died on 23 February 1918, at the age of 29, and was buried in Wahoo, Saunders, Nebraska, United States.

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George Swanson
Emma Rosalia Shugren
George William Swanson
Kenneth Arnold Swanson

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 2
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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage
Age 2
An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 10
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Arlys, Bjorn.Americanized form of Swedish Sjögren (see Sjogren ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Rose Swanson in household of George Swanson, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Emma Rosalia Swanson, "Find A Grave Index"

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