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
Francis M Brainard
Marriage: 26 July 1924
Janice Ann Josephson
Gordon Waldo Josephson
David Fay Josephson

Spouse and Children


    Francis M Brainard


26 July 1924
Chautauqua, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Carl Josef Josephson


    Maria Lovisa Petersson




    Martin Josef Sigfrid Josephson


    Nels Josephson



    Almet A. Josephson


    Hazel M. Josephson


+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.

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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