Minnie J. Mathison

25 December 1902–8 February 1991 (Age 88)
Coon Valley, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Minnie J.

When Minnie J. Mathison was born on 25 December 1902, in Coon Valley, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Peder Jonsen Mathison, was 25 and her mother, Karen Martinsdatter Vestadronningen, was 25. She married Oscar Johan Theige on 31 December 1924, in Winona, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Coon, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States in 1940 and Vernon, Wisconsin, United States in 1991. She died on 8 February 1991, in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Viroqua, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Johan Theige
Minnie J. Mathison
Marriage: 31 December 1924
Marcellus Paul Thiege
Arthur D. Theige
Jean Shirley Theige

Spouse and Children

31 December 1924
Winona, Minnesota, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 5

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant spelling of Matheson .2 Scandinavian: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Mathi(a)s ( see Matthew ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Mattison in household of Peder J Mattison, "Wisconsin, State Census, 1905"
  • Minnie Mathison in household of Peter Mathison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie J Mathison in household of Peder J Mathison, "United States Census, 1910"

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