Peder J Trelstad

Brief Life History of Peder J

When Peder J Trelstad was born in June 1869, in Goodhue, Minnesota, United States, his father, John Pedersen Trelstad, was 29 and his mother, Riborg Olsen Borstad, was 26. He married Tilla Regene Thompson on 1 June 1905, in Goodhue, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Minneola Township, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States in 1880 and Belle Creek Township, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States for about 45 years. He died on 31 July 1947, in Red Wing, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Minneola Township, Goodhue, Minnesota, United States.

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Peder J Trelstad
1869–1947
Tilla Regene Thompson
1881–1950
Marriage: 1 June 1905
Roy Joel Trelstad
1907–1971
Ruth Thelma Trelstad
1907–1986
Palmer Theodore Trelstad
1911–1975
Arnold Russell Trelstad
1916–1999

Sources (17)

  • Pedar Trelstad, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Peder J. Trelstad - Published information: birth-name: Peder J. Trelstad
  • P J Trelstad, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

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.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Per, Thora.

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Trøndelag named Trelstad, from Old Norse thræll ‘thrall, slave’ + stathir, plural of stathr ‘farmstead, dwelling’.

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

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