Herman Alexander Bjork

1900–15 June 1990 (Age 90)
Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Herman Alexander

When Herman Alexander Bjork was born in 1900, in Utah, United States, his father, Hans Nilson Bjork, was 35 and his mother, Anna Jonsson, was 26. He married Jessie Saville Davis on 4 November 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Crescent, Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 15 June 1990, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Herman Alexander Bjork
Jessie Saville Davis
Marriage: 4 November 1931

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1931Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 0
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion
    Age 2
    Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
    Age 27
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erland, Erik, Kerstin, Lars, Anders, Fredrik, Jarle, Klas, Lennart, Nils, Olle, Stellan.Swedish (Björk) and Norwegian (Bjørk): habitational name from any of the many farms named with a word meaning ‘birch’ (Old Norse bjǫrk). The Swedish name is mostly of ornamental origin.

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

    Sources (34)

    • Herman A Björk in household of Anna Björk, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Herman Alexander Bjork, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Herman A Bjork, "Utah, World War I County Draft Board Registers, Name Index, 1917-1918"

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