Lauritz Larsen Fjerdingstad

5 March 1847–13 July 1922 (Age 75)
Eiker, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Lauritz Larsen

When Lauritz Larsen Fjerdingstad was born on 5 March 1847, in Eiker, Buskerud, Norway, his father, Lars Larsen Rustan Svartskuren, was 36 and his mother, Anne Kirstine Nilsdatter Guterud, was 24. He married Karen Borgersdatter on 8 May 1872, in Haug, Norderhov, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 10 daughters. He immigrated to Vermont, United States in 1905 and lived in Lynn, Day, South Dakota, United States in 1910. He died on 13 July 1922, in Merrill, Lincoln, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 75.

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Lauritz Larsen Fjerdingstad
Karen Borgersdatter
Marriage: 8 May 1872
Anna Borgine Fjerdingstad
Nikolina Othilie Fjerdingstad
Asta Katherine Fjerdingstad
Laura Marie Fjerdingstad
Borghild Kristine Lauritzdatter Fjerdingstad
Alette Louise Fjerdingstad
Sigrid Allette Fjerdingstad
Leif Sigurd Lauritzen Fjerdingstad
Leiv Sigurd Fjerdenplad
Sigrid Kaspara Fjerdingstad
Gudrun Kristine Lauritzdatter Fjerdingstad
Gudrun Kristine Sjerdugstad

Spouse and Children

8 May 1872
Haug, Norderhov, Buskerud, Norway


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World Events (8)


Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 17

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 20

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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Sources (3)

  • Lorintz Fjerdingstad, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lauritz Fjerdingstad, "South Dakota, State Census, 1905"
  • Lauritz Fjerdingstad, "United States Census, 1920"

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