Norma Elizabeth Harms

Female2 March 1905–26 August 2000

Brief Life History of Norma Elizabeth

Norma Elizabeth Harms was born on 2 March 1905, in Iowa, United States. She married Arthur Christian Pehling on 23 September 1924, in Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in United States in 1949 and Sioux Agency Township, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States in 1950. She died on 26 August 2000, in Granite Falls, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Echo, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States.

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Arthur Christian Pehling
Norma Elizabeth Harms
Marriage: 23 September 1924
Arvin Norman Pehling

Sources (7)

  • Norma Pehling, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Norma E Pehling, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Norma Harms in entry for Arthur Christian Pehling, "Minnesota, Obituaries 1865-2006"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 September 1924Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States
  • Children (1)

    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 1

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

    Age 1

    Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.


    Age 26

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    North German, Dutch, and Danish: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Herman(n) (see Hermann ).

    English (London and southeastern England): variant of Harm , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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