Elva Marie Ladd

Female20 April 1920–24 April 2005

Brief Life History of Elva Marie

When Elva Marie Ladd was born on 20 April 1920, in Brown, Minnesota, United States, her father, Hollis Nelson Ladd, was 37 and her mother, Lina L Runge, was 30. She married Waldemar Richard Herman Holznagel on 9 April 1939, in United States. She lived in Pine, Minnesota, United States in 1935 and Pine Lake Township, Pine, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 24 April 2005, in Edina, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 85.

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Waldemar Richard Herman Holznagel
Elva Marie Ladd
Marriage: 9 April 1939

Sources (6)

  • Elva Fadd in household of Hollis Fadd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elva Marie Ladd, "Minnesota Births and Christenings, 1840-1980"
  • Elva in entry for Waldemar Or Butch Holznagel, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 April 1939United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 3

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

    Age 11

    The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.

    1944 · The G.I Bill

    Age 24

    The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English lad(de) ‘lad’, of obscure origin, used as an occupational name for a young male attendant, a servant, a status name for a man of low birth, or a nickname for a rogue or ruffian.

    History: Most American bearers of this name trace their ancestry to Daniel Ladd, who emigrated from London to Ipswich, MA, in 1634.

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

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