Alice Frisk

23 April 1905–7 July 1994 (Age 89)
McLeod, Ransom, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Alice

When Alice Frisk was born on 23 April 1905, in McLeod, Ransom, North Dakota, United States, her father, Peter Frisk, was 37 and her mother, Ida Scherrer, was 27. She married John Dennis Foley on 28 February 1926, in Breckenridge, Wilkin, Minnesota, United States. She lived in West End Township, Richland, North Dakota, United States in 1910 and Freeman Township, Richland, North Dakota, United States for about 20 years. She died on 7 July 1994, in Lisbon, Ransom, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

John Dennis Foley
1897–1980
Alice Frisk
1905–1994
Marriage: 28 February 1926

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 February 1926
Breckenridge, Wilkin, Minnesota, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Female1898–1901Female

    Male1899–1978Male

    Male1900–1982Male

    infant frisk

    Unknown1902–1902

    Hazel Frisk

    Female1903–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1929

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Danish and Swedish: from Frisk, a byname meaning ‘healthy’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elice Foley in household of Peter Frisk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alice Frisk in household of Peder Frisk, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alice Frisk in household of Peter Frisk, "United States Census, 1910"

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