Ralph Henry Nordstrom

14 May 1877–30 October 1951 (Age 74)
Henry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ralph Henry

When Ralph Henry Nordstrom was born on 14 May 1877, in Henry, Illinois, United States, his father, Augustus B Nordstrom, was 42 and his mother, Christina Anderson, was 42. He married Effie F. Saint on 25 July 1900. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Victoria Township, Rice, Kansas, United States in 1880. He died on 30 October 1951, in Lyons, Rice, Kansas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lyons, Rice, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Henry Nordstrom
Effie F. Saint
Marriage: 25 July 1900
Gladys Nordstrom
Cecil Earl Nordstrom

Spouse and Children

25 July 1900


    Gladys Nordstrom


    Cecil Earl Nordstrom


Parents and Siblings

    Augustus B Nordstrom


    Christina Anderson




    Frank Oscar Nordstrom


    Anna E. Nordstrom


    Edward Charles Nordstrom


    Albert Nordstrom


    Will Nordstrom


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 4

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

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

Swedish (Nordström): ornamental name composed of the elements nord ‘north’ + ström ‘river’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ralph Norstrom in household of Augustus Norstrom, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ralph H Nordstrom, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ralph H Nordstrom, "United States Census, 1920"

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