Gyda Bye Kolberg

1879–1947 (Age 68)
Fergus Falls, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Gyda Bye

When Gyda Bye Kolberg was born in 1879, her father, Andrew Nielsen Kolberg, was 36 and her mother, Thea Tollefsen, was 27. She married Ingval B. Johnson on 30 June 1904. She lived in Dwight, Richland, North Dakota, United States in 1900 and Ibsen Township, Richland, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1947, in Fergus Falls, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Dwight Township, Richland, North Dakota, United States.

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Ingval B. Johnson
Gyda Bye Kolberg
Marriage: 30 June 1904

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30 June 1904

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 5

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Kolberg in Pomerania, or from various places formerly named Kohlberg or Colberg and now spelled Kolberg.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kohlenberg or Goldberg .3 Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads in eastern Norway, so named from kol ‘charcoal’ + berg ‘mountain’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gyda B Johnson in household of Ingval B Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gyda B Johnson in household of Ingral B Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gyda Kolberg in household of Andrus Kolberg, "United States Census, 1900"

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