Thelma B Bekkum

19 February 1910–6 January 2009 (Age 98)
Belmont, Golden Valley, Montana, United States

The Life of Thelma B

When Thelma B Bekkum was born on 19 February 1910, in Belmont, Golden Valley, Montana, United States, her father, Rudolf H Bekkum, was 31 and her mother, Olene Torgersen, was 27. She married Clarence C Dahlen on 18 June 1931, in Coon Valley, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Hamburg, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States in 1940 and Coon Valley, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States in 2007. She died on 6 January 2009, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Coon Valley, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence C Dahlen
1911–2001
Thelma B Bekkum
1910–2009
Marriage: 18 June 1931
Anthony M Dahlen
1945–2005

Spouse and Children

    Clarence C Dahlen

    Male1911–2001Male

    Female1910–2009Female

MARRIAGE
18 June 1931
Coon Valley, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Mabel Bekkum

    Female1902–1989Female

    Agnes Bekkum

    Female1905–1991Female

    Otis Bekkum

    Male1906–1948Male

    Female1910–2009Female

    Ruby Bekkum

    Female1913–1938Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 9

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 27

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Thelma Dahlen in household of Anton Dahlen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thelma Bekkum in household of Rudolph Bekkum, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thelma Bekkum in household of Rudolph Bekkum, "United States Census, 1910"

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