Martha Serena Thoe

1889–1968 (Age 79)
Lake Mills, Winnebago, Iowa, United States

The Life of Martha Serena

When Martha Serena Thoe was born on 10 August 1889, her father, Lars M. Thoe, was 41 and her mother, Inger Moen, was 40. She married Hjalmar Nordschow on 25 December 1913, in Lake Mills, Winnebago, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Center Township, Winnebago, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 27 September 1968, at the age of 79.

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Martha Serena Thoe
Hjalmar Nordschow
Marriage: 25 December 1913
Meredith Thoe Nordschow
Merle Nordschow

Spouse & Children

25 December 1913
Lake Mills, Winnebago, Iowa, United States


  • Meredith Thoe Nordschow


  • Male1919–1983Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Lars M. Thoe


  • Inger Moen




  • Nels L. Thoe


  • Eric L. Thoe


  • Female1877–1956Female

  • Martin J Thoe


  • Ellen Christina Thoe


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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 1

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 21

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

Norwegian: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Martha S Thoe in household of Lars N Thoe, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Martha Thoe in household of Lars Thoe, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha Thoe in entry for Meredith Thoe Nordschow, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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