Helen F Togstad

1913–1983 (Age 69)
Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Helen F

When Helen F Togstad was born on 4 September 1913, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Harold Togstad, was 25 and her mother, Mary M Nolan, was 25. She married Fred Andrew Roller in June 1940, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States. She lived in Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. She died on 28 March 1983, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 69.

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Helen F Togstad
Fred Andrew Roller
Marriage: June 1940

Spouse & Children

June 1940
Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Harold Togstad


  • Mary M Nolan




  • Female1913–1983Female

  • Mary Jane Togstad


  • Margaret Peggy Togstad


  • Elizabeth A Togstad


  • James M Togstad


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 6

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Age 19

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Helen Togstad in household of Mary Togstad, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Helen E Logstad in household of Harold Logstad, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen Togstad in household of Harold Togstad, "United States Census, 1920"

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