Engebrit Lars Tysver

22 March 1852–8 January 1903 (Age 50)
LaSalle, Illinois, United States

The Life of Engebrit Lars

When Engebrit Lars Tysver was born on 22 March 1852, in LaSalle, Illinois, United States, his father, Lars Ingebretsen Tysver, was 52 and his mother, Marthe Mikkelsdatter Erland, was 33. He married Johanna Elizabeth or Johane Elisabet Johnson or Johnsdatter on 23 June 1875, in Dakota City, Humboldt, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 8 January 1903, in Round Lake Township, Jackson, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Round Lake Township, Jackson, Minnesota, United States.

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Engebrit Lars Tysver
Johanna Elizabeth or Johane Elisabet Johnson or Johnsdatter
Marriage: 23 June 1875
Lars Martin Tysver
John Tysver
Ira Oscar Tysver
Morgan Donald Tysver
Albert Francis Tysver
Ingvald Leonard Tysver
Francis Charles Tysver
Lillie Eleanora Tysver
Ida Bertha Minerva Tysver
Oliver Ingvald Tysver
Myrtle Constance Tysver
Mable Charlotte Tysver
David William Tysver
Nathan Clifford Tysver

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23 June 1875
Dakota City, Humboldt, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 4

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 14

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Engebrat Tysver, "United States Census, 1900"
  • E.L. Tysver, "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"
  • John Tysver in entry for Nathan C Tysver and Katherine Vail, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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