Thore Johnson

19 April 1864–28 October 1954 (Age 90)
Odland, Hordaland, Norway

The Life of Thore

When Thore Johnson was born on 19 April 1864, in Odland, Hordaland, Norway, his father, Johannes Knutson, was 25 and his mother, Ingebjørg Toresdatter, was 29. He married Hilma Louisa Andersson in 1887. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Troy, Grant, South Dakota, United States in 1930 and Troy Township, Grant, South Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 28 October 1954, in Strandburg, Grant, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Thore Johnson
Hilma Louisa Andersson
Marriage: 1887
Julius Andrew Johnson
Hilda Selena Johnson
Lillian Louisa "Lilly" Johnson

Spouse and Children


    Hilma Louisa Andersson




    Julius Andrew Johnson



    Lillian Louisa "Lilly" Johnson


Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Knutson


    Ingebjørg Toresdatter




World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · 1865 Norwegian Census

Age 1

Arranged by county, clerical district, parish. Includes names with their birth years & places, position in family, occupation, indexes to farms & localities.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 26

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thore Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thore Johnson, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Thore Johnson, "United States Census, 1900"

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