Florence Eugena Bergstrom

24 May 1893–20 October 1975 (Age 82)
Salina, Sevier, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Florence Eugena

When Florence Eugena Bergstrom was born on 24 May 1893, in Salina, Sevier, Utah Territory, United States, her father, Peter Gustaf Bergstrom, was 34 and her mother, Eugena Elizabeth Malmstrom, was 26. She married Wallace Rudolph McMahon on 27 September 1910, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1920. She died on 20 October 1975, in Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Leroy Burr
Florence Eugena Bergstrom
Marriage: 2 June 1920
Bessie Eugena McMahon
Elgin Wallace McMahone
Donna Florence Burr
Norman LeRoy Burr
Nora Lee Burr
Phyllis Iona Burr

Spouse and Children

2 June 1920
Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.

Age 14

Twin Falls County was founded 21 February 1907.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Bergström): ornamental name composed of the elements berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ + ström ‘river’.

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

Story Highlight

Life Story of Eugenia Elizabeth Malmstrom Bergstrom

I, Eugenia Elizabeth Malmstrom Bergstrom was born in Tollines, Sorunda, Stockholm lan, Sweden in the year 1866, on the 17th of October; the daughter of Lars Erik Malmstrom and Maria Christina Obom. …

Sources (3)

  • Florence Mcman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Florence Bergstrom in household of Mary E Fahy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Florence Burr in household of Le Roy Burr, "United States Census, 1930"

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