Pearl Matilda Soderberg

3 April 1909–June 1985 (Age 76)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Pearl Matilda

When Pearl Matilda Soderberg was born on 3 April 1909, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, John August Ulrick Soderberg, was 53 and her mother, Carolina Lovisa Bergendahl, was 33. She married Emmor Alvin Gregg on 5 August 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910. She died in June 1985, in Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Emmor Alvin Gregg
1908–1967
Pearl Matilda Soderberg
1909–1985
Marriage: 5 August 1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 August 1931
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Denver and Rio Grande Western Depot

Age 1

The Denver and Rio Grande Western Depot, the Rio Grande Depot, is a former train station on the western edge of downtown Salt Lake City. The depot was constructed by the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad to surpass the nearby Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot and was the main jewel of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad. The depot included a barber shop, a telegraph office a gift shop, a restaurant, a men's smoking room and a women's lounge. The depot opened Salt Lake City to a new influx of immigrants, and was also a central point in shipping soldiers off to war in both World War I and World War II. The depot was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. After the State of Utah purchased the depot in 1977, the building was converted to house the Utah State Historical Society and its research center, the Utah Department of Heritage & Arts, as well as the Rio Gallery.
1929

Age 20

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 (Söderberg): ornamental name composed of the elements söder ‘south’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Pearl Soderburg in household of John Soderburg, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Pearline L Sjostrom in household of William Sjostrom, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl M Sjostrom in household of William Sjostrom, "United States Census, 1920"

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