Iver Iverson

Brief Life History of Iver

When Iver Iverson was born on 18 November 1877, in Martin Township, Rock, Minnesota, United States, his father, Nels Iverson, was 32 and his mother, Randi Olsdotter, was 27. He married Ida Larson on 19 January 1899, in Salem, McCook, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Greenland Township, McCook, South Dakota, United States for about 20 years and Montrose, McCook, South Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 16 December 1966, in United States, at the age of 89.

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Iver Iverson
Ida Larson
Marriage: 19 January 1899
Lloyd Nathan Iverson
Ineze R Iverson
Ernest Raymond Iverson
Irene Isabelle Iverson
Lawrence Edward Iverson
Lewis Theodore Iverson
Mable Elvine Iverson
Floyd R Iverson
Ivan L Iverson
Verda Marie Iverson

Sources (18)

  • Iver Iverson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Iver Iverson, "Minnesota, Births and Christenings, 1840-1980"
  • Iver Iverson in entry for Irene Anderson, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries: 1879: McCook, Dakota Territory, United States 1889: McCook, South Dakota, United States

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Iver, Erik, Hjalmer, Lars, Selmer, Thor, Evald, Gunner, Helmer, Ingman, Jarl, Joneen.

Americanized form of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Iversen and of Swedish Ivarsson (see Ivarson ), all cognates of 2 below.

English (Kent and London): patronymic from Old Norse Ívarr, Iwar, Ivar, a compound of either ív ‘yew tree, bow’ or Ing (the name of a god) + ar ‘warrior’ or ‘spear’. Alternatively, the name might be a patronymic from the Welsh male personal name Ifor, itself from British Celtic Iūdomāros ‘lord’ + ‘great’, but if so, it is not clear that it survives today.

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

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