Iver Eriksen Strand

Brief Life History of Iver

When Iver Eriksen 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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Family Time Line

Iver Eriksen Strand
1852–1912
Gunhild Olson
1878–1971
Marriage: 21 July 1897
Erick Strand
1897–1965
Olga Mathilde Strand
1900–1987
Maren Elise Strand
1903–1967
Elmer Strand
1906–1984
Ingvald Gerhard Strand
1907–1955
Albert Strand
1910–1978

Sources (12)

  • Evar E Strand, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Iver Strand - Individual or family possessions: birth: 15 October 1852; Norway
  • Iven E. Strand, "Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002"

World Events (8)

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1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

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!

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, Niels, Morten, Alf, Johan, Aase, Bjorn, Einer, Fredrik, Helle, Iver, Knud.

Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Erik, from Old Norse Eiríkr (see Erickson ).

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

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