Waldo A. Josephson

4 September 1901–3 January 1975 (Age 73)
Grevbäck, Skaraborg, Sweden

The Life of Waldo A.

When Waldo A. Josephson was born on 4 September 1901, in Grevbäck, Skaraborg, Sweden, his father, Carl Josef Josephson, was 26 and his mother, Maria Lovisa Petersson, was 23. He married Francis M Brainard on 26 July 1924, in Chautauqua, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Stockton, Chautauqua, New York, United States for about 35 years. He died on 3 January 1975, in Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Cassadaga, Stockton, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Waldo A. Josephson
1901–1975
Francis M Brainard
1905–1971
Marriage: 26 July 1924
Janice Ann Josephson
1926–2000
Gordon Waldo Josephson
1927–1999
David Fay Josephson
1929–1990

Spouse and Children

    Male1901–1975Male

    Francis M Brainard

    Female1905–1971Female

MARRIAGE
26 July 1924
Chautauqua, New York, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Carl Josef Josephson

    Male1875–1962Male

    Maria Lovisa Petersson

    Female1877–1944Female

siblings

(6)

    Martin Josef Sigfrid Josephson

    Male1898–1983Male

    Nels Josephson

    Male1899–1958Male

    Male1901–1975Male

    Almet A. Josephson

    Male1904–1961Male

    Hazel M. Josephson

    Female1907–2001Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1905

Age 4

Union of Norway and Sweden dissolved.
1921 · Capital Punishment Abolished

Age 20

Sweden abolished capital punishment for all crimes committed during peacetime on June 30, 1921.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Joseph .2 Americanized spelling of Swedish Josefsson or Danish Josephsen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Axil Josephson in household of Carl Josephson, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Axie Josephson, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Walter Josephson in household of Carl Josephson, "United States Census, 1920"

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