Gladys Dorraine Strand

31 October 1931–8 February 2015 (Age 83)
Kathryn, Barnes, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Gladys Dorraine

When Gladys Dorraine Strand was born on 31 October 1931, in Kathryn, Barnes, North Dakota, United States, her father, Christian Fredrick Strand, was 60 and her mother, Anna Jorgendatter, was 40. She married George Andrew Hoiland on 15 January 1950, in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 8 February 2015, in Springfield, Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

George Andrew Hoiland
Gladys Dorraine Strand
Marriage: 15 January 1950
Diana Lee Hoiland
Sandra Mae Hoiland

Spouse and Children

15 January 1950
Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States


    Diana Lee Hoiland


    Sandra Mae Hoiland


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

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

Age 1

Los Angeles, California, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 24

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 North German, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by the seashore, from Middle Low German, Danish, Swedish strand ‘shore’. In some cases the Swedish name may have been ornamental.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, from strand ‘shore’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Gladys Dorraine Strand - Individual or family possessions: birth: 31 October 1931; Kathryn, Barnes, North Dakota, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Gladys Dorraine Strand - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Gladys Dorraine Strand

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