Florence Wilhelmina Oscarson

Female25 November 1903–27 February 1995

Brief Life History of Florence Wilhelmina

When Florence Wilhelmina Oscarson was born on 25 November 1903, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Gustaf Emil Oscarson, was 41 and her mother, Lovisa Wilhelmina "Minnie" Åkerlind, was 30. She married Alroy Gillman on 20 May 1943. She died on 27 February 1995, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Alroy Gillman
Florence Wilhelmina Oscarson
Marriage: 20 May 1943

Sources (24)

  • Florence Wilhelmina Oscarson Gillman in household of Al Roy Gillman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Florence W Oscarson in household of Gustave E Oscarson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Oscarson, "Utah Births and Christenings, 1892-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 May 1943
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1911 · People's State Bank of American Fork

    Age 8

    The People’s State Bank of American Fork was built in 1911. The Bank of American Fork operated out of the two story, classical revival building until the Great Depression, when the Consolidated Holding Company took over. The building still stands and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. 


    Age 24

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Oscarsson or Oskarsson: patronymic from the personal name Oscar, Oskar, which is of Irish Gaelic origin (see Oscar 2). The name Oskar was borne by two kings of Sweden, members of the house of Bernadotte.

    Americanized form of Norwegian Oskarsen, a cognate of 1 above.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Great Aunt Florence

    When I was a child visiting my Grandparents in Pleasant Grove Utah, my Mother sometimes had my sister and I stay with Great Aunt Florence. It was always delightful to stay at her house. She was warm a …

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