Edwin Alfred Bostrom

1874–1907 (Age 33)
California, United States

The Life of Edwin Alfred

When Edwin Alfred Bostrom was born in 1874, his father, Emil Bostrom, was 27 and his mother, Nellie Jönsdotter Rosenquist, was 26. He lived in Ramsey, Minnesota, United States in 1874 and Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States in 1880. He died in 1907, in California, United States, at the age of 33.

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Emil Bostrom
Nellie Jönsdotter Rosenquist
Edwin Alfred Bostrom
George William Bostrom
Hilda Maria Bostrom
Lillian Wilhemina Bostrom

Parents and Siblings


    Nellie Jönsdotter Rosenquist




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

Age 12

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Boström): ornamental name composed of the elements bo ‘dwelling’, ‘farm’ + ström ‘river’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edwin Bostom in household of Emil Bostom, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edwin A Bostrem, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Edwin A Bostrom, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

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