Thomas Aren

1892–1958 (Age 65)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Aren was born on 21 June 1892, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Ole Olsson Abole Aren, was 29 and his mother, Carrie Matison, was 24. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Mina Emelia "Minnie" Anderson. He lived in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years and Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 April 1958, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Clarks Grove, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Aren
Mina Emelia "Minnie" Anderson
Marian Carmen Rouzer Aren
Eugene Thomas Aren
Donald James Aren

Spouse & Children

  • Male1892–1958Male

  • Mina Emelia "Minnie" Anderson




  • Marian Carmen Rouzer Aren


  • Eugene Thomas Aren


  • Donald James Aren


Parents & Siblings

  • Ole Olsson Abole Aren


  • Female1867–1957Female



  • Female1888–1976Female

  • Oscar Aren


  • Male1892–1958Male

World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 1

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 18

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Thomas J Aren, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Aren, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas Aren in household of Ole O Aren, "United States Census, 1910"

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