1895–1974 (Age 79)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Amy M.

When Amy M. OLSON was born in 1895, in Nebraska, United States, her father, Andrew Elof Olson, was 45 and her mother, Kathrine Wilhemina Westergaard, was 43. She married George Thomas Brown on 25 February 1920, in Minden, Kearney, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Minden, Kearney, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died in 1974, at the age of 79, and was buried in Minden, Kearney, Nebraska, United States.

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George Thomas Brown
Marriage: 25 February 1920
Roger Olin Brown

Spouse and Children

25 February 1920
Minden, Kearney, Nebraska, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Elof Olson


    Kathrine Wilhemina Westergaard




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Olsson or Danish and Norwegian Olsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amy Olson in household of Andersen Olson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Amy M Brown in household of George T Brown, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Amy Olson in household of Andrew Olson, "United States Census, 1900"

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