Ole Andrew Stokke

12 May 1866–24 October 1949 (Age 83)

The Life of Ole Andrew

Ole Andrew Stokke was born on 12 May 1866, in Norway. He had at least 1 son and 6 daughters with Martha Severine Grindheim. He lived in Homer Township, Day, South Dakota, United States for about 30 years. He died on 24 October 1949, in Vallejo, Solano, California, United States, at the age of 83.

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Ole Andrew Stokke
Martha Severine Grindheim
Rachel Olava Stokke
Egna Amanda Stokke
Annie Eileen Stokke
Clara Marie Stokke
Andrew M Stokke
Alma Gertie Stokke
Oliva Margaret Stokke

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1867 · Emigration lists

Age 1

Earliest passenger lists begin in 1867 for the ports of Oslo and Trondheim. Other ports followed.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

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

Norwegian: habitational name from any of thirty or more farmsteads, notably in Møre og Romsdal, so named from Old Norse stokkr ‘log’, ‘trunk’, ‘beam’, denoting either growing timber or a natural formation shaped like a log, for example a straight-sided inlet.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Andrew Stokke, "South Dakota State Census, 1905"
  • Andrew Stokke, "South Dakota State Census, 1915"
  • Andrew Stokke, "South Dakota State Census, 1925"

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