Sophia Johannesdatter

1896–1928 (Age 32)
Tysnes, Hordaland, Norway

The Life of Sophia

When Sophia Johannesdatter was born on 9 April 1896, in Tysnes, Hordaland, Norway, her father, Johannes Gregersen, was 51 and her mother, Anna Sjursdatter, was 39. She married Harry Walter Kellerman about 1920, in United States. She died on 5 June 1928, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 32.

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Harry Walter Kellerman
Sophia Johannesdatter
Marriage: about 1920

Spouse and Children

about 1920
United States

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Gregersen


    Anna Sjursdatter




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World Events (8)

1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 1

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 9

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.

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