Anna Evenson

1 August 1886–26 June 1951 (Age 64)
La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Anna

When Anna Evenson was born on 1 August 1886, in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Hans Evenson, was 29 and her mother, Gunhild Johnson, was 28. She married Elmer Carlton Nesseth on 14 July 1906, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Farmington, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States in 1905 and Clifton, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States in 1910. She died on 26 June 1951, in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States.

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Elmer Carlton Nesseth
Anna Evenson
Marriage: 14 July 1906
William Herbert Nesseth
Gerhard Edgar Nesseth

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 4
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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage
Age 4
An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
Age 18
St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

(1997: 2535;2007: 4454; 2010: 6088)Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Helmer, Thor, Juel, Obert, Selmer, Swen, Thorval, Tor.Americanized form of Norwegian Evensen and of the much less common Swedish cognate Evensson. Compare Evanson 2.

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

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Sources (12)

  • Anny Evenson, "Wisconsin Births and Christenings, 1826-1926"
  • Annie Evenson in household of Hans Evenson, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Anna Evenson, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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