Gustav Adolph Magnussen

Male24 February 1868–23 September 1944

Brief Life History of Gustav Adolph

When Gustav Adolph Magnussen was born on 24 February 1868, in Leck, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, his father, Hans Hinrich Magnusen, was 55 and his mother, Ingeborg Cecilia Sonnichsen, was 32. He married Marie Krugger on 22 March 1889, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years and Newport Beach, Orange, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 September 1944, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States.

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Gustav Adolph Magnussen
Marie Krugger
Marriage: 22 March 1889
Ruth Marie Magnussen

Sources (14)

  • Gustave Magnussen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gustav Adolph Magnussen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Gustaf Adolph Magnussen, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 March 1889Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

    Age 1

    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 2

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


    Age 21

    Historical Boundaries: 1889: Orange, California, United States

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Alf, Bjorn, Helle, Oivind.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Magnus .

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

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