Marcus Haldan Torgerson

Brief Life History of Marcus Haldan

When Marcus Haldan Torgerson was born on 13 February 1888, in Eagle Lake, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States, his father, Michael Torgerson, was 43 and his mother, Helga Austbo Esping, was 36. He married Sena Aasine O. Huso on 19 July 1916, in Plentywood, Sheridan, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Phillips, Montana, United States in 1920 and Spokane City, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 5 March 1946, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Marcus Haldan Torgerson
1888–1946
Sena Aasine O. Huso
1889–1969
Marriage: 19 July 1916
Morris O Torgerson
1917–1983
Stanley Harlan Torgerson
1918–1987
Alvera Mildred Torgerson
1920–1998
Dorothy Lorine Torgerson
1922–2011
Urben Arlie Torgerson
1928–1982

Sources (14)

  • Haldan M Torgerson in household of Michael Torgerson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Marcus Torgerson - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: birth-name: Marcus Torgerson
  • Markus H. Torgerson, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

World Events (8)

1889

Montana is 41st state.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1904

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Anders, Arlis, Helmer, Hjalmer, Iver, Ordell, Swen, Toralf.

Americanized form of Norwegian Torgersen . Compare Torgeson .

Americanized form (and a very rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Torgersson, a rare cognate of 1 above.

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

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