Walter Gilbertson

19 August 1899–17 March 1971 (Age 71)
Lakeville, Dakota, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Walter

When Walter Gilbertson was born on 19 August 1899, in Lakeville, Dakota, Minnesota, United States, his father, Lewis Lars Gilbertson, was 42 and his mother, Mary Lovina Knutson Qualey, was 35. He had at least 6 sons with Julianna Schoewe. He lived in New Market, Scott, Minnesota, United States in 1910 and New Market Township, Scott, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 17 March 1971, in Dakota Territory, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Lakeville, Dakota, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Gilbertson
Julianna Schoewe
Grant Gilbertson
Gaylord Gilbertson
Grover Gilbertson
Gaylord Schoewe Gilbertson
Graham Gilbertson
Gilbert Gilbertson

Spouse and Children



    Grant Gilbertson


    Gaylord Schoewe Gilbertson


    Graham Gilbertson


    Gilbert Gilbertson


    Gaylord Gilbertson


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Lars Gilbertson


    Mary Lovina Knutson Qualey




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 7

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Gilbert .2 Americanized form of Norwegian Gilbertsen or a cognate in Danish or Swedish.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Gilbertson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter Gilbertson in household of Lewis Gilbertson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Walter Gilbertson in household of Luie Gilbertson, "United States Census, 1910"

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