Albert Johan Jonasen Sunde

11 January 1892–28 February 1953 (Age 61)
Håland, Rogaland, Norway

The Life of Albert Johan Jonasen

When Albert Johan Jonasen Sunde was born on 11 January 1892, in Håland, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Jonas Haldor Andreassen Sunde, was 30 and his mother, Taletta Andreasdatter Hodnefjeld, was 20. He married Gertrude Lillian Costello on 5 August 1925, in Forest City, Winnebago, Iowa, United States. He lived in Newton Township, Winnebago, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Wright, Iowa, United States in 1935. He died on 28 February 1953, in Eagle Grove, Wright, Iowa, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Rose Hill, Mahaska, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Johan Jonasen Sunde
Mary Bernadine Taylor
Marriage: 30 April 1937

Spouse and Children

30 April 1937
Forest City, Winnebago, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Jonas Haldor Andreassen Sunde


    Taletta Andreasdatter Hodnefjeld




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World Events (8)

1893 · Fridtjof Nansen

Age 1

Birth year of Fridtjof Nansen. Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of twenty-five or more farmsteads, notably in western Norway, named with the dative singular of Old Norse sund ‘strait’, ‘sound’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Albert Swede in household of Jonas Swede, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Albert Sunde in household of J*Nes Sunde, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albert Sunde in household of Janes Sunde, "United States Census, 1920"

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