Sever Svien

11 August 1880–28 April 1963 (Age 82)
Goodhue, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Sever

When Sever Svien was born on 11 August 1880, in Goodhue, Minnesota, United States, his father, Anders A Svien, was 29 and his mother, Marit Knudsdr Brekke, was 32. He lived in Warsaw Township, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States for about 45 years. He died on 28 April 1963, in Goodhue, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Vang Lutheran Church Cemetery, Dennison, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States.

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Anders A Svien
Marit Knudsdr Brekke
Elisa Svien
Sigri Svien
Berit Andersdatter Svien
Anders Svien
Sever Svien
Edvart Anderson Svien
Anna Svien
Ingeborg Svien
Carl Martin Svien
Marie J. Svien

Parents and Siblings

    Anders A Svien


    Marit Knudsdr Brekke




    Elisa Svien


    Sigri Svien



    Anders Svien



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 4

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 22

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, notably in Hordaland and Nordland, named with the definite singular form of stig ‘path’, ‘trail’; this often denotes a steep mountain path.2 German and Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Augustin, Dutch Augustijn ( see Austin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sever A Svien, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sever Svien in household of Andrew Svien, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lyver Svien in household of Anders A Svien, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"

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