Marcus E. Togstad

1890–1970 (Age 79)
Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Marcus E.

When Marcus E. Togstad was born on 12 December 1890, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Jacob Togstad, was 31 and his mother, Malene Hoffland, was 26. He lived in Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1890 and Wisconsin, United States in 1970. He died on 21 July 1970, at the age of 79, and was buried in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Togstad
Malene Hoffland
Arhtur Togstad
Marcus E. Togstad
Della Togstad
Josy Tagsted
Sadie Tagstead
Mabel Togstad
George Togstad

Parents & Siblings

  • Jacob Togstad


  • Malene Hoffland




  • Arhtur Togstad


  • Male1890–1970Male

  • Della Togstad


  • Josy Tagsted


  • Female1897–Female

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 17

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Rogstad, Rokstad, or Rostad, from a personal name (for example Old Norse Hrólfr, a compound of hróðolfr ‘fame’, ‘honor’ + ulfr ‘wolf’, or Hróarr, of which the second element is -arr ‘spear’) + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Marcus Togstad in household of Mrs. Jacob Togstad, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marcus Togstad in household of Jacob Togstad, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Marcus Eugene Togstad, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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