Andrew George Clausen

Male9 August 1891–2 January 1959

Brief Life History of Andrew George

When Andrew George Clausen was born on 9 August 1891, in Dawson, Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States, his father, Claus Clausen Ronnei, was 47 and his mother, Gjertrud Lassesen Or Johnson, was 38. He married Alvera Vera Skoien about 1913, in Dawson, Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States. He died on 2 January 1959, in Madison, Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 67.

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Andrew George Clausen
Alvera Vera Skoien
Marriage: about 1913

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  • Jorgen Klauson in household of Gjertrud Klauson, "United States Census, 1900"

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  • Marriage
    about 1913Dawson, Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States
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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

    Age 2

    The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 5

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 18

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Holger, Bente, Ingard, Niels, Ansgar, Astrid, Bent, Bjorn, Erik, Evald, Jorgen, Knud.

    North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Claus , a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variants Claussen and Klausen . Compare Clauson 1.

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

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