Arthur F. Bergstrom

8 March 1886–18 January 1954 (Age 67)
Red Wing, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Arthur F.

When Arthur F. Bergstrom was born on 8 March 1886, in Red Wing, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States, his father, Olof Gustaf Bergstrom, was 34 and his mother, Christine Hagerstrom, was 37. He married Eleanor Mary Thometz on 27 August 1932. He lived in Goodhue, Minnesota, United States in 1886 and Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1919. In 1918, at the age of 33, his occupation is listed as steamfitter. He died on 18 January 1954, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Arthur F. Bergstrom
Eleanor Mary Thometz
Marriage: 27 August 1932

Spouse and Children


    Eleanor Mary Thometz


27 August 1932

Parents and Siblings

    Olof Gustaf Bergstrom


    Christine Hagerstrom




    John M Bergstrom


    Gustaf Arnold Bergstrom


    Edward - Edvard Bergstrom


    Ellen Bergstrom



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 7

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Bergström): ornamental name composed of the elements berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ + ström ‘river’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Arthur Bergstrom in household of Olof G Bergstrom, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arthur F Bergstrom, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur F Bergstrom, "Minnesota, World War I Records, 1918-1941"

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