Carl Herman Nordstrom

21 March 1878–31 August 1960 (Age 82)
South Dakota, United States

The Life of Carl Herman

When Carl Herman Nordstrom was born on 21 March 1878, in South Dakota, United States, his father, Andrew J. Nordstrom, was 33 and his mother, Christine Persdatter Jorgensen, was 19. He married Hattie May Smith on 15 March 1924, in Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Lake Andrew Township, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United States for about 15 years and Morgan Township, Jones, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 31 August 1960, at the age of 82, and was buried in Midland, Haakon, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Herman Nordstrom
Hattie May Smith
Marriage: 15 March 1924
Lester Thomas "Sammy" Nordstrom

Spouse and Children

15 March 1924
Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew J. Nordstrom


    Christine Persdatter Jorgensen




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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 6

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Nordström): ornamental name composed of the elements nord ‘north’ + ström ‘river’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Carl Nordstrom in household of Andrew Nordstrom, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Cale Herman Norstrom in household of Andrew Norstrom, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Carl Nordstrom, "United States Census, 1930"

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