Herman Laurents Thygesen

4 June 1903–1 September 1994 (Age 91)
New York, United States

The Life of Herman Laurents

When Herman Laurents Thygesen was born on 4 June 1903, in New York, United States, his father, August Hermann Thygesen, was 36 and his mother, Julia A Didriksen, was 37. He married Fleta Margaret Thygesen on 21 January 1928, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Kenilworth, Union, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years and Roselle, Union, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 September 1994, in Berkeley Heights Township, Union, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Herman Laurents Thygesen
Fleta Margaret Thygesen
Marriage: 21 January 1928
Mary Fleta Thygesen
Lawrence Vincent Thygesen
William Thygsen

Spouse and Children

21 January 1928
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    August Hermann Thygesen


    Julia A Didriksen




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 14

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Tyge, Old Danish Tȳki, a short form of any of various names beginning with þórr- ( see Thor ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herman Thygsen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herman L Thygesen in household of August H Thygesen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Herman Thygesen in household of August Thygesen, "United States Census, 1920"

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