Ole Morseth

about 1893–before September 2009 (Age 116)
Edmore, Ramsey, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Ole

Ole Morseth was born about 1893, in Edmore, Ramsey, North Dakota, United States. He married Karen Bjugan about 1918, in Edmore, Ramsey, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died before September 2009, at the age of 116.

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Ole Morseth
Karen Bjugan
Marriage: about 1918
Gertrude Camilla Morseth
Joe Morseth
Oliver Morseth
Rudolph Morseth
Leif Bernard Morseth

Spouse and Children

about 1918
Edmore, Ramsey, North Dakota, United States


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 30

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms in central Norway named Borseth, Børseth, or Børset, from Old Norse borg ‘stronghold’, ‘fortification’, Old Norse birki ‘birch’, or the river name Bera + set ‘dwelling’, ‘farmstead’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Ole Morseth - Published information: birth-name: Ole Morseth

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