Gottfrid Ögren

Male23 February 1875–3 May 1955

Brief Life History of Gottfrid

When Gottfrid Ögren was born on 23 February 1875, in Blidsberg, Älvsborg, Sweden, his father, Joseph Johansson Ögren, was 36 and his mother, Maja Cajsa Nilsdotter, was 29. He married Maria Naëmi Engström on 11 September 1903, in Häggesläd, Skaraborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 3 May 1955, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Gottfrid Ögren
Maria Naëmi Engström
Marriage: 11 September 1903
Dagny Maria Ögren
Gudrun Naemi Ögren
Magnus Gustaf Ögren
Eskil Godfrey Ögren
Martin Folke Ögren
Hedda Maria Ögren
Everett Bertil Ögren
Kenneth Hugo Ögren

Sources (8)

  • Gottfried Ogren, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001
  • Gottfrid in household of Josef Ogren, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 September 1903Häggesläd, Skaraborg, Sweden
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1876 · Pope Manufacturing Co. Begins Automobile Manufacturing

    Age 1

    Pope Manufacturing Company produced bicycles, motorcycles, and automobiles. The main office is located in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1915, the company ceased producing motorcycles.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 21

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Helmer, Erik, Hilmer, Knute, Lennart, Nels, Nils.

    Swedish (Ögren): ornamental name from Swedish ö‘island’ + gren ‘branch’.

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

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