Anna Josefina Bergman

8 November 1903–21 January 2007 (Age 103)
Slaka, Östergötland, Sweden

The Life of Anna Josefina

When Anna Josefina Bergman was born on 8 November 1903, in Slaka, Östergötland, Sweden, her father, Karl Johan Bergman, was 47 and her mother, Hilder Josefina Samuelsdotter, was 40. She died on 21 January 2007, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 103.

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Carl Strom
Anna Josefina Bergman

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Parents and Siblings

    Karl Johan Bergman


    Hilder Josefina Samuelsdotter




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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 2

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
1930 · The First Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere

Age 27

The Adler Planetarium was founded by Max Adler as a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics. It was the first planetarium in the United States and is part of Chicago's Museum Campus. The Adler is home to three theaters, a space science exhibition, and a collection of scientific instruments and printed materials. The Adler also is home to one of the only research-active, public urban observatories.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish and Dutch: from Berg , with the addition of man ‘man’.2 Variant spelling of German Bergmann .

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

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  • Anna Josefina in household of Carl Johan Bergman, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Anna Josefina in household of Carl Johan Bergman, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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