Eleanor May Aahl

1920–2011 (Age 90)
Verona, LaMoure, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Eleanor May

When Eleanor May Aahl was born on 22 November 1920, in Verona, LaMoure, North Dakota, United States, her father, Albert Knutson Aahl, was 70 and her mother, Andrea Anna Jensen, was 38. She married Hollis Ashley "Todd" Swett on 18 July 1942, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States. She died on 25 May 2011, in Delmar, Bethlehem, Albany, New York, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Schuylerville, Saratoga, Saratoga, New York, United States.

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Eleanor May Aahl
Hollis Ashley "Todd" Swett
Marriage: 18 July 1942

Spouse & Children

  • Female1920–2011Female

  • Hollis Ashley "Todd" Swett


18 July 1942
Seattle, King, Washington, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Albert Knutson Aahl


  • Female1882–1946Female



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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Hahl in Westphalia, Hahlen near Minden, or from a place on the Hahle river, all named with hal ‘marsh’, ‘mire’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Eleanor Aahl in household of Albert K Aahl, "United States Census, 1930"

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