Sever Severts

1858–26 February 1898 (Age 40)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Sever

Sever Severts was born in 1858, in Wisconsin, United States as the son of Sever Severts and Julia Erickson. He married Martha J. Hetland on 17 September 1883, in Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 26 February 1898, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Sever Severts
Martha J. Hetland
Marriage: 17 September 1883
Wilford James Sherman Severts
Lillian M Severts
Clarence Walter Severts
Earl Gayheart Severts
Ethel Ruth Severt
Gordon LeeLand Severts

Spouse and Children

17 September 1883
Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Sever Severts


    Julia Erickson




World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 9

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 12

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Severn .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sever Severts in entry for Clarence W Severts, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Sever Severts in entry for Earl Gayheart Severts, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Sever Severts in entry for Ethel Ruby Severts, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"

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