Carl P Fjerstad

6 January 1873–16 February 1960 (Age 87)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Carl P

When Carl P Fjerstad was born on 6 January 1873, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Peder G Christensson Fjerestad, was 49 and his mother, Brita Bendiksdotter Fjerestad, was 44. He married Anna Christopher on 27 December 1902, in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Canisteo Township, Dodge, Minnesota, United States in 1900. He died on 16 February 1960, in Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Carl P Fjerstad
Anna Christopher
Marriage: 27 December 1902
Ethyl Dorothy Fjerstad

Spouse and Children


    Anna Christopher


27 December 1902
Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States


    Ethyl Dorothy Fjerstad


Parents and Siblings

    Peder G Christensson Fjerestad


    Brita Bendiksdotter Fjerestad




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 11

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Trøndelag so named, from an uncertain first element + stad (from Old Norse staðir, plural of staðr ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Carl Fjerstad in household of Peter Fjerstad, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Carl P Fjerstad, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Carl P. Fierstad in entry for , "Minnesota Births and Christenings, 1840-1980"

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