Parley Christian Kaalstad

Brief Life History of Parley Christian

When Parley Christian Kaalstad was born on 6 March 1905, in Kristiania, Norway, his father, Nileus Christensen Kaalstad, was 43 and his mother, Hedda Andreason, was 41. He immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1911 and lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 8 July 1956, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nileus Christensen Kaalstad
1861–1913
Hedda Andreason
1863–1945
Hedda Nini Kaalstad
1886–1886
Alf Christian Kaalstad
1887–1906
Ragnhild Fredrikke Kaalstad
1888–1949
Olga Mathilde Kaalstad
1890–1987
Hedda Mathea Kaalstad
1892–1954
Rebekka Amilie Kaalstad
1895–1962
Heber Daniel Kaalstad
1897–1897
Gudrun Kristine Kaalstad
1898–1984
Signe Elise Kaalstad
1900–1992
Karin Astrid Kaalstad
1902–1993
Parley Christian Kaalstad
1905–1956

Sources (39)

  • Parley Kaalstad, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961
  • Parley Kaalstad, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Carsten, Erland, Hjalmer, Lief.

Swedish: habitational name from Karlstad in western Sweden.

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms in southeastern Norway called Karlstad, from the personal name Karl + stad ‘farmstead, place’.

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

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