Ernest Kloster

29 June 1909–6 August 1994 (Age 85)
Roseau, Roseau, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Ernest

When Ernest Kloster was born on 29 June 1909, in Roseau, Roseau, Minnesota, United States, his father, Amond Andrias Kloster, was 30 and his mother, Emelia Hendrickson, was 19. He married Anna Christina Tweit on 12 October 1935, in Lakota, Nelson, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Aberdeen Election Precinct, Grays Harbor, Washington, United States in 1940 and Kingston, Kitsap, Washington, United States in 1998. He died on 6 August 1994, in Port Orchard, Kitsap, Washington, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Kloster
Anna Christina Tweit
Marriage: 12 October 1935
Gary Ernest Kloster

Spouse and Children

12 October 1935
Lakota, Nelson, North Dakota, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Alvin Arthur Kloster



World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington

Age 1

On November 8, 1910, Washington became the first state to allow women to vote. This event would lead to the long battle by women in all the states to fight for the right to vote. This would happen 10 years later.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German klōster (Old High German klōstar, from Late Latin clostrum ‘monastic cell’), hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a monastery or a metonymic occupational name for a servant in a monastery.2 Dutch: variant of Klooster , cognate with 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ernest Kloster in household of Amond Kloster, "North Dakota Census, 1925"
  • Ernest Kloster, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ernest Kloster in household of Amond Kloster, "United States Census, 1920"

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