Edith Christine Oberg

18 July 1915–3 July 2004 (Age 88)
Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Edith Christine

When Edith Christine Oberg was born on 18 July 1915, in Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Edwin Gothard Oberg, was 34 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Jensen, was 31. She married Arthur James Trapp on 25 May 1937. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 3 July 2004, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lake Hills Cemetery, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur James Trapp
1916–1993
Edith Christine Oberg
1915–2004
Marriage: 25 May 1937
Richard Edwin Trapp
1939–2007
Dale John Trapp
1941–2013
Gale Forrest Trapp
1941–2016

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 May 1937
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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · No-Ni-Shee Arch

Age 1

The No-Ni-Shee Arch was a temporary archway near the intersection of Main Street and South Temple in downtown Salt Lake City. The archway was built in 1916 for the Wizard of the Wasatch festival. The name No-Ni-Shee was derived from a mythical American Indian Salt Princess. Her tears caused the Great Salt Lake to be salty. The arch was dedicated to her and sprayed with salt water so that salt eventually crystallized on Main Street. The Wizard’s carnivals enlivened Utah’s summers for several years. The last Wizard of the Wasatch carnival was held in 1916, on the eve of World War I.
1941

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of Swedish Åberg ( see Aberg ).2 Swedish (Öberg): ornamental name composed of ö ‘island’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.3 German: habitational name from Oberg near Peine in Lower Saxony.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edath Christina Oberg in household of Edwin G Oberg, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Edith Christina Oberg in household of Edwin G Oberg, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Edith Christina Oberg Trapp in household of Aruthur James Trapp, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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