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Gustaf Ed
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1850
Kronobergs lšn, Sweden
Death: Aug. 14, 1914
Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Gustaf Ed (pronounced like Swede) was Swedish immigrant, who had own construction company called Gustaf Ed Contractors. He was one of the first to use concrete in the Tri-City area. In 1905 he was first user of reinforced concrete.

Notable construction - erected the plow and vehicle factory buildings with the exception of one building. He build main building of the Velie carriage factory. He built the Davenport Bag and Paper company, Moline's first public hospital, Augustana College Gymnasium, Davenport fire station, Moline power station. He also build five school buildings and several machine shops, Moline Furniture Factory and Republic Iron and Steel Mill, telephone company building, several churches, Moline YMCA. He build John Deere original residence and built the wall around the Butterworth mansion. He built first 50 houses and 25 miles of sidewalks in East Moline. He also built the Riverside Cemetery gates.

He and Helena had 10 children.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Gustaf Nilsson Id (1814 - 1897)
  Elin Serid Pehrsdotter (1817 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen Christina Andersson Ed (1850 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Emma C Ed (1872 - 1875)*
  Gustaf Albert Ed (1875 - 1909)*
  Jennie Emelia Helen Ed Carlson (1877 - 1944)*
  Ida Christine Ed Hedberg (1878 - 1953)*
  Joseph Edward Ed (1883 - 1974)*
  Hulda Maria Ed (1885 - 1904)*
  Levi Emanuel Ed (1889 - 1937)*
  Gilbert Timothy Ed (1891 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Magnus Gustafsson Idh (1839 - 1917)*
  Nils Peter Ed (1841 - 1880)*
  Ingrid Maria Ed Janzon (1846 - 1938)*
  Gustaf Ed (1850 - 1914)
  Andrew W. Gustafsson Edd (1856 - 1927)*
  John Ed (1858 - 1904)*
  Otto Eng Ed (1862 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: RamblinRose
Record added: Mar 24, 2011
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Gustaf Ed
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100 years
-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 14, 2014
My Great - Grand Uncle Gustaf! Thank you for coming to America and bringing your younger brother Otto to America. RIP
- RamblinRose
 Added: Apr. 25, 2011
 
 
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