Lillian May Gifford

June 1893–15 March 1983 (Age 89)
Cedar, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Lillian May

When Lillian May Gifford was born in June 1893, in Cedar, Nebraska, United States, her father, Charles Caman Gifford, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Ann Woods, was 43. She married Frederick Otto Lundberg DVM on 29 November 1917, in Belden, Cedar, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lincoln Township, Knox, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Wausa, Knox, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 15 March 1983, in Bloomfield, Knox, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Belden, Cedar, Nebraska, United States.

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Frederick Otto Lundberg DVM
Lillian May Gifford
Marriage: 29 November 1917
Lowell Lloyd Lundberg
Loren Frederick Lundberg
Virginia Mae Lundberg

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1917Belden, Cedar, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    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.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 5
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    Age 24
    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Giffard, either from the Middle English personal name Gifard, derived from an Old French name of this form deriving from ancient Germanic geb- ‘give, gift’ + hard- ‘hardy, brave’, or perhaps sometimes a nickname from Old French gif(f)ard ‘chubby-cheeked, bloated’.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Lillian Lundberg in household of Dr. F O Lundberg, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Lillian Lundberg in household of Frederick Lundberg, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Lillian May Gifford in entry for Fred Otto Lundberg, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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