John Walter Carlson

31 October 1886–24 August 1953 (Age 66)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of John Walter

When John Walter Carlson was born on 31 October 1886, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, John W Carlson, was 25 and his mother, Mary C Nelson, was 31. He married Helen Gertrude Ochsie on 13 April 1913, in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 24 August 1953, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 66.

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John Walter Carlson
1886–1953
Helen Gertrude Ochsie
1894–1928
Marriage: 13 April 1913
Dorthy Lillian Carlson
1922–2004
Miriam A. Carlson Morris
–1974

Spouse and Children

    Male1886–1953Male

    Helen Gertrude Ochsie

    Female1894–1928Female

MARRIAGE
13 April 1913
Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    John W Carlson

    Male1861–1933Male

    Mary C Nelson

    Female1855–1939Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894

Age 8

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1904

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian: respelling of Norwegian and Danish Carlsen or Swedish Carlsson .2 Dutch and German: patronymic from Carl . See also Karlson .

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

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