When Ella Cerena Clausen was born on 16 July 1873, in Iowa, United States, her father, Claus Clausen Ronnei, was 29 and her mother, Gjertrud Lassesen Or Johnson, was 20. She married Arthur Edwin French on 20 October 1898, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years and Newton Township, Mackinac, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 5 July 1929, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 55.
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.
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