Ernest Valdemar Lysen

1887–1948 (Age 60)

The Life of Ernest Valdemar

When Ernest Valdemar Lysen was born in October 1887, his father, Jöns Olsson Lysen, was 51 and his mother, Katarina Lovisa Andersdotter, was 31. He lived in Nyhyttan, Kopparberg, Sweden in 1885. He died on 25 February 1948, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 60.

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Jöns Olsson Lysen
Katarina Lovisa Andersdotter
Per John Lysen
Klas Axel Lysén
Hanna Lysen
George Amandus Lysen
Ernest Valdemar Lysen
Karl Werner Lysen
Ture Harald Lysene

Parents & Siblings



  • Per John Lysen


  • Klas Axel Lysén


  • Hanna Lysen


  • Male1884–1969Male

  • Male1887–1948Male

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World Events (8)

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 2

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.

Age 17

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from farmsteads in southwestern Norway named Ljøsne, from Old Norse Ljósnar, plural of ljósn, related to ljóss ‘light’. The name may denote a forest clearing or glade.

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

Sources (1)

  • Ernst Valdemar in household of Jöns Olofsson Lysén, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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