Anna Westerlund

November 1873–28 March 1954 (Age 80)
Woodhull, Henry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Westerlund was born in November 1873, in Woodhull, Henry, Illinois, United States, her father, Hans Westerlund, was 31 and her mother, Maria Christina Adman, was 31. She died on 28 March 1954, in Moline, Rock Island, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Andover Township Cemetery, Andover, Henry, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Westerlund
1842–1874
Maria Christina Adman
1842–1921
Sarah Westerlund
1868–1950
Hilda Westerlund
1871–1948
Anna Westerlund
1873–1954

Parents and Siblings

    Hans Westerlund

    Male1842–1874Male

    Maria Christina Adman

    Female1842–1921Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 4

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Swedish and Danish: ornamental name composed of the elements väster ‘western’ + lund ‘grove’, or a habitational name from a place so named.

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

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  • Anna, "Find A Grave Index"

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