Gustave Arnt Iverson

17 November 1871–8 May 1945 (Age 73)
Drøbak, Akershus, Norway

The Life Summary of Gustave Arnt

When Gustave Arnt Iverson was born on 17 November 1871, in Drøbak, Akershus, Norway, his father, Magnus Iverson, was 54 and his mother, Ingeborg Kistine Olsen Nielson, was 29. He married Mary Vellete Olsen on 23 October 1895, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 8 May 1945, in Washington D.C., United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gustave Arnt Iverson
1871–1945
Mary Vellete Olsen
1873–1961
Marriage: 23 October 1895
Maude May Iverson
1897–1967
Glendon Gustave Iverson
1898–1899
Clarence Magnus Iverson
1900–1991
Richard Donald Iverson
1902–1983
Ray Clifford Iverson
1903–1904
Ethel Jean Iverson
1905–1977
Kenneth Ross Iverson
1909–1980
Evelyn Augusta Iverson
1911–2011

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 October 1895Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 1
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census
    Age 4
    Lists all family members living at each residence, including year & place of birth, position in the family, marital status etc.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 25
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Iver, Erik, Hjalmer, Lars, Selmer, Thor, Evald, Gunner, Helmer, Ingman, Jarl, Joneen.Americanized form of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Iversen and of Swedish Ivarsson (see Ivarson ), all cognates of 2 below.English (Kent and London): patronymic from Old Norse Ívarr, Iwar, Ivar, a compound of either ív ‘yew tree, bow’ or Ing (the name of a god) + ar ‘warrior’ or ‘spear’. Alternatively, the name might be a patronymic from the Welsh male personal name Ifor, itself from British Celtic Iūdomāros ‘lord’ + ‘great’, but if so, it is not clear that it survives today.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Ivers
    Iversen
    Ivory
    Inger
    Ingerson
    Ivarson

    Story Highlight

    A covenant to the Lord

    In his personal writings near the end of his life Gustave commits to paper a brief history of his life. I would like to specifically mention here a specific situation that he hoped all of his family …

    Sources (46)

    • Gustave A Iverson in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Gustave A Iverson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Gustav Arnt Iverson in entry for Richard Donald Iverson and Cecelia Dorothy Dombroski, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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