Engebret Johnson Sandvig

Male4 August 1879–2 May 1966

Brief Life History of Engebret Johnson

When Engebret Johnson Sandvig was born on 4 August 1879, in Dunn, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Johannes Engebretsen Sandvig, was 27 and his mother, Ragnhild Halversdatter Ledum, was 21. He married Thea Sofie Lund on 1 September 1900, in Dunn, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Peru, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years and Wisconsin, United States in 1966. He died on 2 May 1966, in Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Meridean, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States.

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Engebret Johnson Sandvig
Thea Sofie Lund
Marriage: 1 September 1900
Vernon Sydney Sandvig
Florence Violet Sandvig
Vivian Doris Sandvig
Everett Truman Vermont Sandvig
Veryl I Sandvig

Sources (14)

  • Engkert J Sand?Ig, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Engebret J Sandvig, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Engebret Sandvig, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1900Dunn, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 2

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

    Age 4

    A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 23

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named all over Norway, from Old Norse as Sandvík, a compound of sand ‘sand, sandy plain, beach’ + vík ‘bay’, ‘inlet’.

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

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