Maria Stephenson

1862–1946 (Age 83)
Lanesboro, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Maria

When Maria Stephenson was born on 27 September 1862, in Lanesboro, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States, her father, John Andreas Steffensen, was 35 and her mother, Haakine Haakonsdatter Pederson, was 36. She married Hans John Svare on 16 June 1890. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Tansem Township, Clay, Minnesota, United States for about 5 years and Pelican Rapids, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States for about 5 years. She died on 2 August 1946, in Bemidji, Beltrami, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Pelican Rapids, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Maria Stephenson
1862–1946
Hans John Svare
1865–1935
Marriage: 16 June 1890
Henry John Svare
1891–1918
Alfred Julius Svare
1893–1912
Inga Svare
1894–1894
Meranda Henrietta Svare
1896–1961
Melvin Oscar Svare
1897–1958
Helen Julia Svare
1899–1979
Glen Ingvald Svare
1901–1967
Gustav Adolph Svare
1902–1908
John Oliver Svare
1904–1978
Calmer Victor Svare
1905–1958

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
16 June 1890
children

(10)

  • Henry John Svare

    Male1891–1918Male

  • Alfred Julius Svare

    Male1893–1912Male

  • Inga Svare

    Female1894–1894Female

  • Female1896–1961Female

  • Male1897–1958Male

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Andreas Steffensen

    Male1827–1908Male

  • Haakine Haakonsdatter Pederson

    Female1826–1898Female

siblings

(12)

  • Inger Gurine Steffenson

    Female1849–Female

  • Emilie Mathilde Steffenson

    Female1851–1947Female

  • Syvert Steffenson

    Male1853–1929Male

  • Nils Steffenson

    Male1856–1885Male

  • Female1858–1944Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 22

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Stephen ( see Steven ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Stevens in household of John Stevens, "Minnesota State Census, 1865 "
  • Mary O Svare, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maria Svare, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"

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