Jennie Emilia Lindgren

1898–1965 (Age 66)
Svärdsjö, Dalarna, Sweden

The Life of Jennie Emilia

When Jennie Emilia Lindgren was born on 17 July 1898, in Svärdsjö, Dalarna, Sweden, her father, Erik Lindgren, was 28 and her mother, Margreta Fredrika Andersdotter, was 25. She lived in Svärdsjö, Kopparberg, Sweden in 1895 and Salina, Saline, Kansas, United States in 1910. She died on 15 June 1965, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Erik Lindgren
Margreta Fredrika Andersdotter
Anna Fredrika Lindgren
Emma Teresia Lindgren
Jennie Emilia Lindgren
Henry Bror Lindgren
Harold C Lindgren
William Elmer Lindgren
Margaret E. Lindgren
Fredrick Herbert Lindgren

Parents & Siblings



  • Anna Fredrika Lindgren


  • Female1895–1971Female

  • Female1898–1965Female

  • Henry Bror Lindgren


  • Harold C Lindgren


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 15

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements lind ‘lime tree’ + gren ‘branch’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • J Amilia Lindgren in household of Eric Lindgren, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jenny Emelia Lindgren, "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924"
  • Jenny Emilia in household of Erik Lindgren, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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