Knute E. Thoe

1896–1985 (Age 88)
Vernon, Dodge, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Knute E.

When Knute E. Thoe was born on 31 December 1896, in Vernon, Dodge, Minnesota, United States, his father, Odd Knut Thoe, was 31 and his mother, Mary Julia Pederson, was 20. He married Ella Constance Severts Wilson on 20 August 1921, in Dodge, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Vernon Township, Dodge, Minnesota, United States for about 40 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 25 April 1985, in Mower, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Evanger Lutheran Church Cemetery, Sargeant, Mower, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Knute E. Thoe
Ella Constance Severts Wilson
Marriage: 20 August 1921
Alvin Earl Thoe
Sterling Manford Thoe
Esther Thoe
Sterling Menford Thoe
Verland Curtis Thoe

Spouse & Children

  • Male1896–1985Male

  • Ella Constance Severts Wilson


20 August 1921
Dodge, Minnesota, United States


  • Alvin Earl Thoe


  • Sterling Manford Thoe


  • Esther Thoe


  • Sterling Menford Thoe


  • Verland Curtis Thoe


Parents & Siblings

  • Odd Knut Thoe


  • Mary Julia Pederson




  • Male1893–1959Male

  • Male1896–1985Male

  • Selmer E. Thoe


  • Selmer E. Thoe


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

Norwegian: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Knute E Thoe, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Knut E Thoe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Knut Thoe in household of Edd K Thoe, "United States Census, 1900"

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