Amanda Strom

Amanda Strom

Female 1883 - 1973  (89 years)

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  • Name Amanda Strom 
    Born 16 Dec 1883  Malax, Finland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Resided 190?  Hull, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Resided 1910  Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Resided 1931  972 Morris Avenue, New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Resided 1933  2160 Webster Avenue, Bronx, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Resided 1941  2415 Creston Avenue, Bronx, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Oct 1973  Loma Linda, San Bernardino, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 22 Oct 1973  Montecito Memorial Park, Loma Linda, San Bernardino, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I16  Default | Swede Finns related to Melvin Earl Mattson 1926-2010
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2017 

    Father Erik Mattsson Ström,   b. 20 Aug 1858, Malax, Finland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1900, Malax, Finland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Maria Ulla Isaksdotter Gästgifvar,   b. 22 Mar 1851, Malax, Finland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1900, Malax, Finland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Isak Strom,   b. 11 Sep 1864, Malax, Finland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1925, Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 1902 
    Children 
    +1. Ellen Amanda Strom,   b. 16 Apr 1914, Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 2012  (Age 97 years)
    +2. Isak Oren Strom,   b. 11 Sep 1915, Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1975, Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 John Edward Mattson,   b. 20 Dec 1884, Malax, Finland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1947, Bronx, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 22 May 1926  Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Melvin Earl Mattson,   b. 06 Aug 1926, 87 Church Street, Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 2010, 6577 Bullen Bluff Terrace, Gainesville, Prince William, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Photos
    House in Gardner, Massachusetts
    House in Gardner, Massachusetts
    House in which Mel Mattson was born, 1926
    Recordings
    Mattson family, from 1926 to 1947
    Mattson family, from 1926 to 1947
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2010 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Dec 1883 - Malax, Finland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResided - 190? - Hull, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResided - 1910 - Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 May 1926 - Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResided - 1931 - 972 Morris Avenue, New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResided - 1933 - 2160 Webster Avenue, Bronx, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResided - 1941 - 2415 Creston Avenue, Bronx, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Oct 1973 - Loma Linda, San Bernardino, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 22 Oct 1973 - Montecito Memorial Park, Loma Linda, San Bernardino, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Furnessia (the ship on which Amanda and Victor Strom arrived at Ellis Island in 1910)
    Furnessia (the ship on which Amanda and Victor Strom arrived at Ellis Island in 1910)
    Built by Barrow Shipbuilding Company, Barrow-in-Furness, England, 1880. 5495 gross tons; 445 (bp) feet long; 44 feet wide. Compound engine, single screw. Service speed 14 knots. 1359 passengers (242 first class, 136 second class, 981 third class).

    Built for Anchor Line, British flag, in 1880 and named Furnessia. Glasgow-New York service. Scrapped in England in 1911.
    Furnessia manifest (Amanda and Victor Strom at bottom)
    Furnessia manifest (Amanda and Victor Strom at bottom)
    Information about Amanda Strom in the manifest:
    26 year old married woman, nationality Sweden, occupation housewife. Last permanent residence: 42 Green Street, South Shields, England. Birthplace: Mallaks, Finland. Husband name: Isaac Strom. Planning to join her sister Emma Strom in East Templeton, Massachusetts.
    Amanda Strom, about 1912
    Amanda Strom, about 1912
    Amanda Strom
    Amanda Strom
    Amanda Strom and family, about 1914
    Amanda Strom and family, about 1914
    From left: Victor, Amanda, Ellen (infant), and Isaac Strom (Amanda's first husband)
    Marriage Certificate, 1926
    Marriage Certificate, 1926
    Marriage Certificate for J. Edward Mattson, 41 years old, occupation stovemaker, and Amanda Strom, 42 years old, occupation housework. Both born in Finland. First marriage for Edward. Second marriage for Amanda, a widow.
    Mattson family, about 1930
    Mattson family, about 1930
    John Edward Mattson, Amanda Strom Mattson, and young Melvin Earl Mattson
    Amanda Strom Mattson, 1936
    Amanda Strom Mattson, 1936
    from her naturalization papers, declaration of intention
    Amanda Strom Mattson and family, around 1940
    Amanda Strom Mattson and family, around 1940
    From left: Amanda Strom Mattson, Signe Maki Strom, Larry Strom (Victor's son), Victor Strom, Melvin Mattson, John Edward Mattson, and Edith Strom (Victor's wife)
    Postcard from Amanda Mattson to her son Melvin Mattson in 1941
    Postcard from Amanda Mattson to her son Melvin Mattson in 1941
    Dear Melvin
    Hope you can tuck care of the house and be sure not to fool with matches and Fier be fearfull. I am fine hope you are the same.
    Love from Mother
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Amanda Strom Mattson 1945
    Amanda Strom Mattson 1945
    Amanda Strom Mattson and her daughter Ellen Strom
    Amanda Strom Mattson and her daughter Ellen Strom
    Melvin and Joyce Mattson wedding 1952
    Melvin and Joyce Mattson wedding 1952
    From left: Amanda Strom, Melvin Mattson, Joyce Wild Mattson, Dorothy Wild, Jane and Bob Wild
    Amanda Strom Mattson, 1953
    Amanda Strom Mattson, 1953
    Amanda Strom Mattson, 1955
    Amanda Strom Mattson, 1955
    Amanda Strom Mattson, 1967
    Amanda Strom Mattson, 1967

    Histories
    My Swedish ancestors
    My Swedish ancestors

    Recordings
    Amanda Strom, from 1883 to 1926
    Amanda Strom, from 1883 to 1926
    Adoption of Victor, marriage to Isaac Strom, immigration to United States, meeting Ed Mattson.

  • Notes 
    • 1912 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Strom Isaac lab h 63 Leamy av

      1914 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Strom Isaac janitor h 38 N Main

      1915 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Strom Isaac janitor h 181 Park
      -- Victor mach bds 181 Park

      1916 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Strom Isaac janitor h 181 Park
      -- Victor mach bds 181 Park

      1917 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Strom Isaac janitor h 66 Leamy
      -- Victor mach bds 66 Leamy

      1919 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Strom Isaac emp CO&GSCo h 66 Leamy
      -- Victor mach bds 66 Leamy

      1920 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Strom Isaac emp CO&GSCo h 66 Leamy
      -- Victor mach bds 66 Leamy

      1920 US census, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Household headed by Isaac Strom, renter, 55 years old, immigrated in 1911, not a citizen, able to read and write, born in Finland, mother tongue Swedish, both parents born in Finland, both parents mother tongue Swedish, able to speak English, occupation Laborer at oil stove factory. Wife Amanda, 36 years old, immigrated in 1910, not a citizen, able to read and write, born in Finland, mother tongue Swedish, both parents born in Finland, both parents mother tongue Swedish, able to speak English, occupation None. Son Victor A., 22 years old, immigrated in 1910, not a citizen, born in Finland, mother tongue Swedish, both parents born in Finland, both parents mother tongue Swedish, able to speak English, occupation Laborer at time recorder factory. Daughter Ellen E., 5 years old, born in Massachusetts, both parents born in Finland, both parents mother tongue Swedish. Son Oren I., 4 years old, born in Massachusetts, both parents born in Finland, both parents mother tongue Swedish.

      1921 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Strom Isaac emp CO&GSCo h 66 Leamy
      -- Victor mach res 66 Leamy

      1922 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Strom Isak emp CO&GSCo h 71 Coleman
      -- Victor emp C_KCo res 71 Coleman

      1923 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Strom Isak (Amanda) emp CO&GSCo h 71 Coleman
      -- Victor emp Am Fibre Co res 71 Coleman

      1924 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Strom Isak (Amanda) emp CO&GSCo h 71 Coleman
      -- Victor (Edith) emp H-WCo res 55 Leamy

      1925 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Strom Isaac (Amanda) emp FSCo h 87 Church
      -- Victor (Edith) r 55 Leamy

      19 Oct 1925, Fitchburg Sentinel, Fitchburg, Massachusetts
      Rev. F.E.W. Kastman of the Finnish-Swedish Lutheran church officiated Sunday afternoon at funeral services in the church for Isaac Strom, 87 Church street. He was born in Finland in 1864 and lived in Gardner 14 years. He leaves his wife and two children, Ellen Strom and Oren Strom.

      1926 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Strom Amanda wid Isaac rem to Michigan

      22 May 1926 Marriage certificate
      J. Edward Mattson, 41 years old, residence Gardner, Mass., occupation Stovemaker, born in Finland. First marriage. Father Mattias Mattson. Mother Ulla B. Stalpe. Bride Amanda (Strom) Strom, 42 years old, residence Gardner, Mass., occupation Housework, born in Finland. Second marriage (widowed). Father Erick Strom. Mother Maria Gastgiver.

      1927 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Edward Mattson, 87 Church Street

      1928 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Edward Mattson, 87 Church Street

      1929 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Edward Mattson, 87 Church Street

      1930 city directory, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Edward Mattson, 87 Church Street

      1930 US census, Gardner, Massachusetts
      Household headed by Edward Mattson, owner of home, home value $2000, 44 years old, 41 years old at time of first marriage, able to read and write, born in Finland, parents born in Finland, mother tongue Swedish, immigrated in 1907, not a citizen, able to speak English, occupation laborer. Wife Amanda Mattson, 46 years old, 19 years old at time of first marriage, born in Finland, both parents born in Finland, mother tongue Swedish, immigrated in 1907, not a citizen, able to speak English, occupation none. Son Melvin E. Mattson, 3 years old, born in Massachusetts, both parents born in Finland. Stepdaughter Ellen Strom, 15 years old, born in Massachusetts, both parents born in Finland, in school. Stepson Oren Strom, 14 years old, born in Massachusetts, both parents born in Finland, in school.

      6 Oct 1936 New York naturalization records, declaration of intention
      Amanda Mattson; residing at 2160 Webster Ave, Bronx, NY; occupation house work; age 52; blue eyes; brown hair; 5' 3"; 130 pounds; race Swedish; nationality Finnish; born in Malax, Finland on 16 Dec 1883; husband name Johan; married on 22 May 1926 at Gardner, Mass.; husband born in Malax, Finland on 20 Dec 1884; entered the US at New York, NY on 12 May 1907; 3 children -- Melvin dob 6 Aug 1926, Ellen dob 16 Apr 1914, Isak dob 11 Sept 1915; last foreign residence South Shields, England; emigrated to the US from Glasgow, Scotland; entered the US at New York, NY under the name Amanda Strom on 5 Sept 1910; ship name SS Furnessia.

      12 Jul 1939 New York naturalization records, petition for naturalization
      Amanda Mattson; address 2160 Webster Ave., Bronx; occupation housework; born in Malax, Finland on 16 Dec 1883; race Swedish; husband John Edward Mattson; married 22 May 1926 in Gardner, Mass.; husband born in Malax, Finland on 20 Dec 1884; entered the US at New York, NY on 12 May 1907; 3 children - Melvin dob 6 Aug 1926, now in Bronx; Ellen dob 16 Apr 1914, now in Bronx; Isak dob 11 Sept 1915, now in Gardner; Ellen and Isak issue of first husband, who died; last foreign residence South Shields, England; emigrated to the US from Glasgow, Scotland; Entered the US at New York, NY under the name Amanda Strom on 5 Sept 1910; ship name Furnessia.

      1940 US Census, Bronx, New York
      Household headed by Edward Mattson; 55 years old; 6th grade education; born in Finland; occupation porter at an apartment house; worked 48 hours during the week of March 24-30, 1940; annual income $1100; renter; monthly rent $25. Wife Manda Mattson, 56 years old; 5th grade education; born in Finland; occupation housework. Son Melvin Mattson, 13 years old, 8th grade education, born in Massachusetts. Step daughter Ellen Strom; 25 years old; single; completed high school; born in Massachusetts; occupation hairdresser at a beauty shop; worked 48 hours during the week of March 24-30, 1940; worked 26 weeks during 1939; annual income $400.

      California death index
      Amanda Mattson, born 16 Dec 1883, died 20 Oct 1973 in San Bernardino

      Social Security death index
      Amanda Mattson, born 16 Dec 1883, died Oct 1973. Last residence: 92354 Loma Linda, San Bernardino, California, USA