Marie Bolette Rasmusdatter Klette

Brief Life History of Marie Bolette Rasmusdatter

When Marie Bolette Rasmusdatter Klette was born about 1884, in Norway, her father, Rasmus Meidel Klette, was 25 and her mother, Anna Olsen Vågen Onerheim, was 21. She married Johannes Eriksen Dagsland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1905 and lived in Bull Run Election Precinct, Clackamas, Oregon, United States for about 5 years and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1950. She died about 1966, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Eriksen Dagsland
Marie Bolette Rasmusdatter Klette
about 1884–about 1966
Edna Dagsland
Agnes Bertena Dagsland
Ralph Meidell Dagsland
John M Dagsland
Albert M Dagsland
Melvin Dagsland

Sources (17)

  • Marie B Dagsland, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Marie Bolette Rasmusdatter Klette - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Marie Bolette Rasmusdatter Klette
  • Mary Klutte in entry for Dagslind, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"

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Name Meaning


unflattering nickname for an annoyingly persistent and also ambitious person, from Middle High German klette ‘burr’, by extension ‘nuisance’.

nickname from Middle Low German klatte ‘tatter, rag’ for a poor or unkempt person.

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

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