Helen J Grahn

Female5 August 1906–21 March 2001

Brief Life History of Helen J

When Helen J Grahn was born on 5 August 1906, in Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States, her father, August Grahn, was 37 and her mother, Freda Grahn, was 31. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 21 March 2001, in Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Avon Cemetery, Union Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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Sources (7)

  • Helen J Nordgren, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Helen J. Grahn Nordgren, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Helen Grann in household of August Grann, "United States Census, 1910"

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 13

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.


Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Gunhild, Lars.

Swedish: variant of Gran , from an ornamental spelling of gran ‘Norway spruce’. It is also found in Finland.

German: habitational name from Grana in Saxony-Anhalt or from Gran in Hungary.

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

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