Gustav Engvold Halverson

16 April 1886–1958 (Age 71)
Sacred Heart, Renville, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Gustav Engvold

When Gustav Engvold Halverson was born on 16 April 1886, in Sacred Heart, Renville, Minnesota, United States, his father, Severin Martinius Halvorsen, was 25 and his mother, Mary Hansen, was 21. He married Pearl Etter after 1920, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Hawk Creek Township, Renville, Minnesota, United States in 1900. He died in 1958, at the age of 72.

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Gustav Engvold Halverson
Pearl Etter
Marriage: after 1920
Pearl Halverson

Spouse and Children

after 1920
Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Severin Martinius Halvorsen


    Mary Hansen




+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 7

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Norwegian or Danish Halvorsen .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Gustaf Halvorson in household of Severin Halvorson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Gustav Engvold Halverson - death: 13 February 1958; Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States

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