Anton C. Togstad

1902–2000 (Age 98)
North Dakota, United States

The Life of Anton C.

When Anton C. Togstad was born in 1902, his father, Edward Larsen Togstad, was 44 and his mother, Trina Larsen, was 31. He married Hazel Hegland on 8 December 1923. He lived in Albert Township, Benson, North Dakota, United States in 1920. He died in 2000, in North Dakota, United States, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

Anton C. Togstad
Hazel Hegland
Marriage: 8 December 1923

Spouse & Children

8 December 1923

Parents & Siblings

  • Edward Larsen Togstad


  • Female1871–1960Female



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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 0

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Age 27

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Rogstad, Rokstad, or Rostad, from a personal name (for example Old Norse Hrólfr, a compound of hróðolfr ‘fame’, ‘honor’ + ulfr ‘wolf’, or Hróarr, of which the second element is -arr ‘spear’) + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Anton Togstad in household of Edward L Togstad, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Anton C. Togstad - Memory of Someone: birth:
  • Legacy NFS Source: Anton C. Togstad - Government record: death: 7 June 2000; Maddock, Benson, North Dakota, United States

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