Theodore Helmer Alme

1897–1985 (Age 87)
Dane, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Theodore Helmer

When Theodore Helmer Alme was born on 2 April 1897, in Dane, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Torstein Andersen, was 44 and his mother, Christine Nilsdotter, was 37. He died on 25 January 1985, in Prairie du Sac, Sauk, Wisconsin Territory, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Torstein Andersen
1852–1900
Christine Nilsdotter
1860–1931
Lucris Torstensdotter
1880–1960
Synneva Torstensdotter
1883–1977
Jens Torstensen
1884–1884
Anders Torstensen
1885–1886
Anna Johanne Torstensdotter
1889–1946
Nora Semaline Alme
1893–1897
Ada Nikoline Alme
1895–
Theodore Helmer Alme
1897–1985

Parents & Siblings

  • Torstein Andersen

    Male1852–1900Male

  • Christine Nilsdotter

    Female1860–1931Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 10

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1920

Age 23

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of the seven farms, most in western Norway, so named, from an inflected form of Old Norse almr ‘elm’.

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

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