Petronella Nelly (Olofsson) Persson (1897 - 1967)

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Petronella Nelly (Olofsson) Persson
1897 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Petronella Nelly (Olofsson) Persson, mother to 8 children, was born in 1897 in Augerum, Blekinge Län Sverige. She was born into the Olofsson family and married into the Persson family. Petronella's partner was Karl Oskar Konstatin Persson, and they gave birth to Helga Erika Evelina (Persson) Karlsson, Eva Gertrud Elisabeth (Persson) Pettersson, Sune Persson, Evert Persson, Birger Alexander Persson, Olle Olof Persson, and Ingeborg (Persson) Pettersson. Petronella's partner was Karl Oskar Konstatin Persson, and they gave birth to Helge Olgard Emanuel Persson. She died in 1967 in Karlskrona, Blekinge Län Sverige at 70 years old.


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Petronella Nelly (Olofsson) Persson & Karl Oskar Konstatin Persson

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Helge Olgard Emanuel Persson
May 13, 1910 - Dec 19, 1994
Trenton, NJ


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Petronella Nelly (Olofsson) Persson, mother to 8 children, died in 1967 in Karlskrona, Blekinge Län Sverige at 70 years of age. She was born in 1897 in Augerum, Blekinge Län Sverige. Petronella's partner was Karl Oskar Konstatin Persson, and they gave birth to Helga Erika Evelina (Persson) Karlsson, Eva Gertrud Elisabeth (Persson) Pettersson, Sune Persson, Evert Persson, Birger Alexander Persson, Olle Olof Persson, and Ingeborg (Persson) Pettersson. Petronella's partner was Karl Oskar Konstatin Persson, and they gave birth to Helge Olgard Emanuel Persson.
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In 1897, in the year that Petronella Nelly (Olofsson) Persson was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1901, when she was only 4 years old, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1920, she was 23 years old when speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

In 1930, by the time she was 33 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1967, in the year of Petronella Nelly (Olofsson) Persson's passing, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

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