Thursday, August 19, 2010

Today in Family History - 19 Aug

Two events in history today.

My great-grandfather Iver Frank Erickson was born on this day in 1878 in Whitehall, Muskegon, Michigan [1, 2].

My great-grandmother Georgia Effie Florene Pegoda died on this day in 1970 at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Harris, Texas [3, 4, 5]. She was buried on 21 Aug 1970 at the Adickes Addition of Oakwood Cemetery in Huntsville, Walker, Texas.

References
[1] Death Records of Muskegon County, Michigan. Death certificate for Iver Frank Erickson; State File No. 219.
[2] The Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, Michigan. 27 Mar 1957, page 2. Obituary for Iver Frank Erickson.
[3] Death Records of Harris County, Texas. Death certificate for Georgia Effie Florene Pegoda.
[4] Walker County, Texas Cemeteries, Volume 3, Walker County Genealogy Society, Huntsville, TX, 2007. Page 78, Adickes Addition to Oakwood Cemetery.
[5] Anders Family Bible. Owned by Roy Jacob Anders, Sr. and Georgia Effie Florene Pegoda. "Deaths" page.

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