Irving Sylvester Isakson

27 April 1897–30 May 1980 (Age 83)
Madison, Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Irving Sylvester

When Irving Sylvester Isakson was born on 27 April 1897, in Madison, Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States, his father, Petter Jacobson Staalstol Isakson, was 26 and his mother, Anna Sophie Nordahl, was 18. He married Amanda Amelia Engbretson on 11 June 1927, in Rapelje, Stillwater, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in School District 6 Columbus, Stillwater, Montana, United States in 1940 and Multnomah, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 30 May 1980, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Irving Sylvester Isakson
Amanda Amelia Engbretson
Marriage: 11 June 1927
Ivy Dean Isakson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1927Rapelje, Stillwater, Montana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries - 1912: Multnomah, Oregon, United States
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Alf, Knut.Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Isaksson: patronymic from the personal name Isak (see Isaac ). This is also an Americanized form of the Norwegian and Danish cognate Isaksen . Compare Isackson .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Irving Isaacson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Irving S. Isakson, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Irving Sylvester Isakson, "Oregon, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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