Edith Yetterberg

12 March 1884–24 August 1964 (Age 80)
Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

The Life of Edith

When Edith Yetterberg was born on 12 March 1884, in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden, her father, Per Ferdinand Yetterberg, was 28 and her mother, Alma W Ehlin, was 26. She died on 24 August 1964, in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80.

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Arvid J Hanson
Edith Yetterberg

Spouse and Children

    Arvid J Hanson



Parents and Siblings

    Per Ferdinand Yetterberg


    Alma W Ehlin




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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 21

Union of Norway and Sweden dissolved.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the place-name element säter ‘mountain pasture’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

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