Jennie Magrethe Lyng

21 February 1886–30 March 1964 (Age 78)
Neenah, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Jennie Magrethe

When Jennie Magrethe Lyng was born on 21 February 1886, in Neenah, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Halvor Olsen Lyng, was 43 and her mother, Mariane Thompson, was 27. She had at least 5 daughters with Berney Fred Kitt. She lived in Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States in 1886 and Chouteau, Montana, United States in 1910. She died on 30 March 1964, in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Missoula, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Berney Fred Kitt
Jennie Magrethe Lyng
Margaret Jean Kitt
Bernice Marian Kitt
Dorothy Kitt
Maribeth E. Kitt
Barbara Lou Kitt

Spouse and Children



    Margaret Jean Kitt



    Dorothy Kitt



    Barbara Lou Kitt


Parents and Siblings

    Halvor Olsen Lyng


    Mariane Thompson




World Events (8)


Age 3

Montana is 41st state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 21

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 Danish: ornamental name from lyng ‘heather’ (Old Norse lyng).2 Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads in Trøndelag named with the same word.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jenney M Lying in household of Habror Lying, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennie M Lyng in household of Halvor O Lyng, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jennie L Kitt in household of Berney F Kitt, "United States Census, 1930"

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