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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Family Time Line

Emil Bostrom
1847–1928
Nellie Jönsdotter Rosenquist
1848–1880
Edwin Alfred Bostrom
1874–1907
George William Bostrom
1876–1938
Hilda Maria Bostrom
1877–1964
Lillian Wilhemina Bostrom
1879–1954

Parents and Siblings

    Male1847–1928Male

    Nellie Jönsdotter Rosenquist

    Female1848–1880Female

siblings

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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.
1886

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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