Eni Mimi Margareta Graaf

17 July 1914–8 December 2002 (Age 88)
Norberg, Västmanland, Sweden

The Life of Eni Mimi Margareta

When Eni Mimi Margareta Graaf was born on 17 July 1914, in Norberg, Västmanland, Sweden, her father, August Leonard Graaf, was 19 and her mother, Elsa Cecilia Johansson, was 19. She married Herbert Verner Groth on 22 April 1916, in Norberg, Västmanland, Sweden. She immigrated to Ellis Island, New York City, New York, United States in 1923 and lived in Nyköping, Södermanland, Sweden in 1912. She died on 8 December 2002, in Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Greensburg, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Herbert Verner Groth
Eni Mimi Margareta Graaf
Marriage: 22 April 1916

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22 April 1916
Norberg, Västmanland, Sweden

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 3

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: status name for the chairman of a town council. Compare Graf .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eni Margareta Graaf, "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924"
  • Eni Mimie Graaf, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Ene Mimmi Margareta in household of August Leonard Graaf, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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