Violet Johana Gustafson

2 September 1912–14 November 1985 (Age 73)
Amery, Polk, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Violet Johana

When Violet Johana Gustafson was born on 2 September 1912, in Amery, Polk, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Axel Victor Gustafsson, was 37 and her mother, Wilhelmina Charlotta Hultberg, was 28. She married Walter Maurice Clark on 29 April 1933, in Polk, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Apple River, Polk, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. She died on 14 November 1985, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Walter Maurice Clark
Violet Johana Gustafson
Marriage: 29 April 1933
Gary Walter Clark
Gary Walter Clark

Spouse and Children

29 April 1933
Polk, Wisconsin, United States


    Gary Walter Clark


    Gary Walter Clark


Parents and Siblings

    Axel Victor Gustafsson


    Wilhelmina Charlotta Hultberg




World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 7

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Age 20

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Gustafsson, Gustavsson, or Danish and Norwegian Gustavsen, Gustafsen, patronymics from the Old Swedish personal name Götstaf, of uncertain origin.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Violet J Gustafson in household of Axel V Gustafson, "United States Census, 1920"

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