Sarah O Aren

1888–1976 (Age 88)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Sarah O

When Sarah O Aren was born on 17 March 1888, in Minnesota, United States, her father, Ole Olsson Abole Aren, was 25 and her mother, Carrie Matison, was 20. She married Edwin Plaman on 9 February 1917, in Sibley, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in New Sweden, Nicollet, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 October 1976, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Gaylord, Sibley, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah O Aren
Edwin Plaman
Marriage: 9 February 1917
Robert Lawrence Plaman
Sylvia Rosalind Plaman

Spouse & Children

9 February 1917
Sibley, Minnesota, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Ole Olsson Abole Aren


  • Female1867–1957Female



  • Female1888–1976Female

  • Oscar Aren


  • Male1892–1958Male

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

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.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 5

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): presumably a nickname for a very active person, from Yiddish bren ‘heat’, ‘fervor’, ‘ardor’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lara O Plaman in household of Edwin Plaman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah Plaman in household of Edwin Plaman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah O Plaman in household of Edwin Plaman, "United States Census, 1920"

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