Lewis Lageson

8 May 1885–13 July 1938 (Age 53)
Ellendale, Steele, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Lewis

When Lewis Lageson was born on 8 May 1885, in Ellendale, Steele, Minnesota, United States, his father, Lars Lagerson, was 33 and his mother, Gunhild Marie Andersdatter, was 28. He married Bessie Mae Deffenbaker about 1910, in United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Worth, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States for about 20 years. He died on 13 July 1938, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Lageson
Bessie Mae Deffenbaker
Marriage: about 1910
Donald E Lageson
Edward Lageson

Spouse and Children

about 1910
United States


    Donald E Lageson


    Edward Lageson


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 4

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 15

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Swedish: patronymic from Lage, a personal name meaning ‘friend’, which is of the same origin as -lagi in Old Norse félagi ‘comrade’, ‘partner’; compare English fellow.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ludvie M Lageson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lewis Logeson in household of Mary Logeson, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Ludwig M Lageson, "United States Census, 1940"

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