Ethel Soderberg

29 May 1898–30 August 1985 (Age 87)
Covina, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Ethel

Ethel Soderberg was born on 29 May 1898. She married Howard Andrew Kelty on 7 June 1922. She lived in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States in 1935 and Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. She died on 30 August 1985, at the age of 87, and was buried in Covina, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Howard Andrew Kelty
Ethel Soderberg
Marriage: 7 June 1922

Spouse and Children

7 June 1922

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 8

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Söderberg): ornamental name composed of the elements söder ‘south’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ethel Kelty in household of Howard Kelty, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel S Soderberg Kelty, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ethel Soderberg - Individual or family possessions: birth:

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