Hilda Pernille Ongstad

30 December 1880–13 March 1965 (Age 84)
Norwegian Grove Township, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Hilda Pernille

When Hilda Pernille Ongstad was born on 30 December 1880, in Norwegian Grove Township, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States, her father, Hans Hendriksen Ongstad, was 30 and her mother, Nicoline Olafsdotter, was 24. She married Hans Christian Bergerud on 21 June 1905, in Aastad Township, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Norwegian Grove, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States in 1895 and Aastad Township, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years. She died on 13 March 1965, in Fergus Falls, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Aastad Township, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Christian Bergerud
1881–1969
Hilda Pernille Ongstad
1880–1965
Marriage: 21 June 1905
Chester Harold Bergerud
1906–1998
Norma Cecilia Bergerud
1909–1947
Hazel Henrietta Bergerud
1912–1912
Herbert Victor Bergerud
1918–1918
Goodwin Theodore Bergerud
1928–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 June 1905
Aastad Township, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States
children

(5)

    Male1906–1998Male

    Female1909–1947Female

    Hazel Henrietta Bergerud

    Female1912–1912Female

    Herbert Victor Bergerud

    Male1918–1918Male

    Goodwin Theodore Bergerud

    Male1928–2006Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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 4

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.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 23

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Trøndelag, named with an uncertain first element + stad ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hilda Ongstad, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Hilda Bergerud in household of Hans C Bergerud, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hilda Bergerud in household of Hans C Bergerud, "United States Census, 1910"

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