Cornelius O Lund

22 February 1881–12 March 1969 (Age 88)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Cornelius O

When Cornelius O Lund was born on 22 February 1881, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Carl Olson Lund, was 33 and his mother, Rinnaug Olson, was 27. He had at least 2 daughters with Eva J Cooke. He lived in Black River Falls, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States in 1900 and School District 1, Sheridan, Montana, United States in 1920. He died on 12 March 1969, in Contra Costa, California, United States, at the age of 88.

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Cornelius O Lund
Eva J Cooke
Maurine E. Lund
Juanita Lucille Lund

Spouse and Children



    Maurine E. Lund


    Juanita Lucille Lund


Parents and Siblings

    Carl Olson Lund


    Rinnaug Olson




    Olive Lund



    Rena Lund


    Ida Edith Palmina Lund


    Raymond Carl Lund


World Events (8)

1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 2

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1883 · Anaconda Established

Age 2

In 1883, Marcus Daly established the town of Anaconda, Montana. It was at the same time that the smelting works in Anaconda was established.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 26

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Name Meaning

Scandinavian, German, and English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove, Old Norse lundr; the word was adopted into northern dialects of Middle English and also into Anglo-Norman French. There are a number of places in England named with this word, as for example Lund in Lancashire, East Yorkshire, and North Yorkshire, Lunt in Merseyside, and Lound in Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, and Suffolk, and the surname may derive from any of these. The Swedish surname is probably more usually ornamental. When surnames became obligatory in Sweden in the 19th century, this was one of the most popular among the many terms denoting features of the natural landscape which were adopted as surnames, usually compounded with some other such term.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cornelius O Lund, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cornelius Lund in household of Carl Lund, "United States Census, 1900"
  • 1930 United States Federal Census about Cornelius O Lund

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