Iver Strand

15 October 1852–13 November 1912 (Age 60)

The Life Summary of Iver

When Iver Strand was born on 15 October 1852, in Norway, his father, Erik Iversen, was 30 and his mother, Maren Andersdatter, was 32. 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

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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

1 North German, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by the seashore, from Middle Low German, Danish, Swedish strand ‘shore’. In some cases the Swedish name may have been ornamental.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, from strand ‘shore’.

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

Sources (10)

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

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