Leantina E Ekman

1877–1964 (Age 88)

The Life of Leantina E

When Leantina E Ekman was born in 1877, in Sweden, her father, Axel Ekman, was 31 and her mother, Anna Laurentia Martini, was 28. She married John Arthur Lake on 25 July 1900, in Roberts, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Wilmot, Roberts, South Dakota, United States in 1910 and Lake Township, Roberts, South Dakota, United States in 1920. She died on 29 December 1964, in Minnesota, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Wilmot Cemetery, Wilmot, Roberts, South Dakota, United States.

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Leantina E Ekman
John Arthur Lake
Marriage: 25 July 1900
Charles Lake
Ferna M Lake

Spouse & Children

25 July 1900
Roberts, South Dakota, United States


  • Charles Lake


  • Ferna M Lake


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 7

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ek ‘oak’ + man ‘man’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Latina Ekmon in household of Victor Ekmon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leontina Lake in household of Art Lake, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leontina E Lake in household of John A Lake, "United States Census, 1910"

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