Iver Strand

Male15 October 1852–13 November 1912

Brief Life History of Iver

When Iver Strand was born on 15 October 1852, in Norway, his father, Erik Iversen, was 31 and his mother, Maren Andersdatter, was 33. He married Gunhild Olson on 21 July 1897. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Gran, Oppland, Norway in 1852 and Fertile Township, Walsh, North Dakota, United States in 1900. He died on 13 November 1912, in Badger, Roseau, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Baudette, Lake of the Woods, Minnesota, United States.

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Iver Strand
Gunhild Olson
Marriage: 21 July 1897
Erick Strand
Olga Mathilde Strand
Maren Elise Strand
Elmer Strand
Ingvald Gerhard Strand
Albert Strand

Sources (12)

  • Iver Strand in entry for Elmer Strand, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
  • Evar E Strand, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Iver Strand, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 July 1897
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1855 · Erik Werenskiold

    Age 3

    Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

    1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

    Age 5

    Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 16

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Selmer, Johan, Lars, Aase, Berger, Bjorn, Iver, Knute, Ludvig, Morten.

    North German, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by the seashore, from Middle Low German, Danish, Swedish strand ‘shore’. The Swedish name is mainly ornamental.

    Norwegian: habitational name from any of a hundred or so farmsteads so named, from strand ‘shore’.

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

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