Edith Nordstrom

25 January 1885–21 March 1972 (Age 87)
Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States

The Life of Edith

When Edith Nordstrom was born on 25 January 1885, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, her father, John Martialis Nordstrom, was 41 and her mother, Carolina Charlotta Hallbom, was 34. She married Richard Frederick Wendover on 14 June 1911, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 21 March 1972, in Whitesboro, Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Frederick Wendover
1875–1940
Edith Nordstrom
1885–1972
Marriage: 14 June 1911
Betty Ross Wendover
1913–1997
James Richard Wendover
1920–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 June 1911
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 11

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 23

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Nordström): ornamental name composed of the elements nord ‘north’ + ström ‘river’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edith E Wendover in household of Richard F Wendover, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith E Wendover in household of Richie F Wendover, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith E Wendover in household of Richard F Wendover, "United States Census, 1920"

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