Shirley Audrey Lorriane Dahlgren

5 December 1903–4 May 1996 (Age 92)
Astoria, Clatsop, Oregon, United States

The Life of Shirley Audrey Lorriane

When Shirley Audrey Lorriane Dahlgren was born on 5 December 1903, in Astoria, Clatsop, Oregon, United States, her father, William Julius Dahlgren, was 45 and her mother, Sophia Elizabeth Gustafsdotter Bachman, was 38. She married William John Brooks Or Oja on 2 August 1924, in Astoria, Clatsop, Oregon, United States. She died on 4 May 1996, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

William John Brooks Or Oja
1903–1948
Shirley Audrey Lorriane Dahlgren
1903–1996
Marriage: 2 August 1924

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 August 1924
Astoria, Clatsop, Oregon, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 8

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 
1929

Age 26

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

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements dal ‘valley’ + gren ‘branch’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Shirley Dahlgren in household of William Dahlgren, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Shirley A Dahlgren in household of William Dahlgren, "United States Census, 1910"

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