Abel Leonard Lundgren

1892–1957 (Age 65)
Callender, Webster, Iowa, United States

The Life of Abel Leonard

When Abel Leonard Lundgren was born on 27 March 1892, in Callender, Webster, Iowa, United States, his father, Andrew Lundgren, was 47 and his mother, Maria Charlotta Andersdotter, was 34. He married Linda Elizabeth Birkett on 10 November 1929, in Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States. He died in November 1957, in Webster, Iowa, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Saint Olafs Cemetery, Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States.

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Abel Leonard Lundgren
Linda Elizabeth Birkett
Marriage: 10 November 1929

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10 November 1929
Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 18

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements lund ‘grove’ + gren ‘branch’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dr Abel Lundgren in entry for Mr Arthur G Lundgren, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836-1925
  • 1910 United States Federal Census

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