John Olsen Halse Aagvik

1864–1945 (Age 81)
Stangvik, Surnadal, Møre og Romsdal, Norway

The Life of John Olsen Halse

When John Olsen Halse Aagvik was born on 17 April 1864, in Stangvik, Surnadal, Møre og Romsdal, Norway, his father, Ole Nilsen Broskehagen, was 33 and his mother, Helge Johnsdatter Roseth Ulvund, was 29. He married Gertrude Martinnsen in 1890, in Stangvik, Surnadal, Møre og Romsdal, Norway. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 26 December 1945, in Manistique, Schoolcraft, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Manistique, Schoolcraft, Michigan, United States.

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John Olsen Halse Aagvik
Gertrude Martinnsen
Marriage: 1890
Helga Alvida Halsey
Milton Halsey
Agnes Halsey
Nelson Arnold Halsey
Laura M Halsey
Gertrude Halsey
Nora Halsey

Spouse & Children

Stangvik, Surnadal, Møre og Romsdal, Norway


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Parents & Siblings

  • Ole Nilsen Broskehagen


  • Helge Johnsdatter Roseth Ulvund




  • Ole Olsen Stanvig


  • Nils Olsen Aagvik


  • Male1864–1945Male

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 15

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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Sources (3)

  • John Halsey in entry for Nelson Arnold Halsey, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • John Halse, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Halsey, "United States Census, 1930"

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