Trygve N. Brevig

8 July 1915–3 October 1988 (Age 73)
Stony Brook Township, Grant, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Trygve N.

When Trygve N. Brevig was born on 8 July 1915, in Stony Brook Township, Grant, Minnesota, United States, his father, Niels Knudsen Aasbraatan Brevig, was 52 and his mother, Anne Heier, was 37. He died on 3 October 1988, in Fergus Falls, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Grant, Minnesota, United States.

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Niels Knudsen Aasbraatan Brevig
Anne Heier
Clarence Harry Brevig
Maria Bertine Brevig
Hilda Caroline Brevig
Clarence Alvin Brevig
Ingvald Brevig
Nora Agnes Brevig
Adolph Brevig
Trygve N. Brevig
Edwin Brevig
Thora Brevig

Parents and Siblings

    Niels Knudsen Aasbraatan Brevig


    Anne Heier




    Clarence Harry Brevig


    Maria Bertine Brevig




    Ingvald Brevig


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 16

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.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: variant of Brevik .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Trygne Breig in household of Nels K Breig, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Trygve Brevig in household of N K Brevig, "United States Census, 1920"

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