Margarete Gertrude Sandstrom

17 March 1904–3 November 2003 (Age 99)
Bertrand, Phelps, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Margarete Gertrude

Margarete Gertrude Sandstrom was born on 17 March 1904, in Bertrand, Phelps, Nebraska, United States. She married Harvey Emmett McDowell on 1 August 1937, in Bertrand, Phelps, Nebraska, United States. She died on 3 November 2003, in Johnson, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 99.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Emmett McDowell
1903–1985
Margarete Gertrude Sandstrom
1904–2003
Marriage: 1 August 1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 August 1937
Bertrand, Phelps, Nebraska, United States

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1931

Age 27

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Sandström): ornamental name composed of the elements sand ‘sand’ + ström ‘river’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Marguerite Gertrude Sandstrom, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Margarete Gertrude Sandstrom - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Margarete Gertrude Sandstrom

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