Anna Togstad

1886–1981 (Age 95)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Togstad was born on 12 June 1886, in Minnesota, United States, her father, Edward Larsen Togstad, was 27 and her mother, Karoline Strandstua, was 18. She married Gilbert K Wick on 10 November 1907, in North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Hesper, Benson, North Dakota, United States in 1930 and Hesper Township, Benson, North Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 9 September 1981, in Ramsey, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Anna Togstad
Gilbert K Wick
Marriage: 10 November 1907
Ethel Constance Wick
Borghild Theresa Wick
Chrystal Olga Wick
Laural Virgal Wick
Edwin Leonard Wick
Arthur Gordon Wick

Spouse & Children

10 November 1907
North Dakota, United States


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Edward Larsen Togstad


  • Karoline Strandstua




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 7

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 26

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)

  • Anna Wick in household of Gilbert K Wick, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna Wich in household of Gilbert K Wiok, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna Wick, "North Dakota Census, 1925"

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