Esther J Halvorson was born on 8 November 1912, in Palermo, Mountrail, North Dakota, United States. She married Vernon Christian Wagnild on 14 April 1947. She died on 4 September 1999, in Santa Rosa, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 86.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Arndt, Selmer, Thor, Helmer, Hilma, Knute, Obert.
Americanized form of Norwegian or Danish Halvorsen and of its Swedish cognates Halvarsson and, rarely, Halvorsson.