Helen Julia Svare

1899–1979 (Age 80)
Barnesville, Clay, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Helen Julia

When Helen Julia Svare was born on 15 April 1899, in Barnesville, Clay, Minnesota, United States, her father, Hans John Svare, was 34 and her mother, Maria Stephenson, was 36. She married Henry Charlie Hanson on 22 May 1917, in River Falls Township, Pennington, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Tansem, Clay, Minnesota, United States in 1930 and Tansem Township, Clay, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 12 November 1979, in Pelican Rapids, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in West North Immanuel Church Cemetery, Norwegian Grove, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Helen Julia Svare
Henry Charlie Hanson
Marriage: 22 May 1917
Margaret Clarice Hanson
Sophie Hilma Hanson
Clarence Marvin Hanson

Spouse & Children

22 May 1917
River Falls Township, Pennington, Minnesota, United States


  • Female1917–1996Female

  • Sophie Hilma Hanson


  • Clarence Marvin Hanson


Parents & Siblings



  • Henry John Svare


  • Alfred Julius Svare


  • Inga Svare


  • Female1896–1961Female

  • Male1897–1958Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 7

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 21

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Helen Svare, "Minnesota, Clay County, School Census Records, 1909-1962"
  • Helen Svare, "Minnesota, Clay County, School Census Records, 1909-1962"
  • Helen Svan in household of Hans J Svan, "United States Census, 1910"

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