Hilda Alvera Larson

1903–1997 (Age 94)
Camp Township, Renville, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Hilda Alvera

When Hilda Alvera Larson was born on 28 February 1903, in Camp Township, Renville, Minnesota, United States, her father, John Bernt Larson, was 37 and her mother, Inger Christina Andersdotter, was 37. She married Harry Spencer Steffenson on 2 August 1928, in Fairfax, Renville, Minnesota, United States. She lived in Franklin, Renville, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 April 1997, in Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 94.

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Hilda Alvera Larson
Harry Spencer Steffenson
Marriage: 2 August 1928

Spouse & Children

2 August 1928
Fairfax, Renville, Minnesota, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 3

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 26

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Swedish Larsson , Danish and Norwegian Larsen .2 English: patronymic from a pet form of Lawrence .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Hilda Steffenson in household of Harry Steffenson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hilda Steffenson in household of Harry Steffenson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hilda A Larson in household of John B Larson, "United States Census, 1910"

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