Caleb Thoe

1892–1972 (Age 79)
Mim, Asunafo North, Brong Ahafo, Ghana

The Life of Caleb

When Caleb Thoe was born on 3 October 1892, in Mim, Asunafo North, Brong Ahafo, Ghana, his father, Knute Knutson Thoe, was 38 and his mother, Agathe Oddsdatter "Agathe" Thoe, was 36. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Evelyn Elsie Prosser. He lived in Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States for about 25 years. He died on 18 August 1972, in Stearns, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caleb Thoe
Evelyn Elsie Prosser
Richard Thoe
Lois I Thoe
William M Thoe

Spouse & Children



  • Male1924–1988Male

  • Lois I Thoe


  • William M Thoe


Parents & Siblings

  • Knute Knutson Thoe


  • Agathe Oddsdatter "Agathe" Thoe




  • Gertrude Karen Thoe


  • Berta Thoe


  • Christian Thoe


  • Jacob K Thoe


  • Blaine K Thoe


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 1

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Caleb Thoe, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Caleb Thoe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Caleb Thoe in household of Agnes K Thoe, "United States Census, 1920"

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