Anton Andrew Togstad

1879–1973 (Age 94)
Hamar, Hedmark, Norway

The Life of Anton Andrew

When Anton Andrew Togstad was born on 21 March 1879, in Hamar, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Andreas Larsen Togstad, was 25 and his mother, Oline Larsen, was 26. He had at least 2 daughters with Gunda Harfine Evensen. He lived in Albert Township, Benson, North Dakota, United States in 1910 and Alberta, Canada in 1916. He died on 8 March 1973, in Maddock, Benson, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Maddock, Benson, North Dakota, United States.

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Anton Andrew Togstad
Gunda Harfine Evensen
Olga Marie Togstad
Alice Togstad

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  • Andreas Larsen Togstad


  • Oline Larsen




  • Elise Larson Togstad


  • Lars Larson Togstad


  • Lars A Togstad


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  • Anton Andrew Togstad


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1882 · Sigrid Undset

Age 3

Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.

Age 25

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Rogstad, Rokstad, or Rostad, from a personal name (for example Old Norse Hrólfr, a compound of hróðolfr ‘fame’, ‘honor’ + ulfr ‘wolf’, or Hróarr, of which the second element is -arr ‘spear’) + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Anton Toystad, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anton Togstad, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Anton Togstad in entry for Agnes Lydia Togstad Beck, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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