Einar Olsen Tøfte

Male18 August 1875–24 June 1944

Brief Life History of Einar

When Einar Olsen Tøfte was born on 18 August 1875, in Sunndal, Møre og Romsdal, Norway, his father, Ole Pedersen Tøfte, was 26 and his mother, Marit Einarsdatter Fladvad, was 25. He married Kristine Knutsdatter Toven on 2 December 1909, in Sunndalsøra, Sunndal, Møre og Romsdal, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Tofte, Møre og Romsdal, Norway in 1900. He died on 24 June 1944, in Burke, Shoshone, Idaho, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Wallace, Shoshone, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Einar Olsen Tøfte
Agnes Johanna Halvorsdatter
Marriage: 5 May 1913
Ruth Elizabeth Tofte
Einar Harold William Tofte
Alfred Olaf Tofte

Sources (9)

  • Einar Ols. Tøfte in household of Ole Peders. Tøfte, "Norway Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: edward o. tofte - Government record: birth: about 1879; Norway
  • Einar O Tofte, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 May 1913Burke, Shoshone, Idaho, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries 1884: Shoshone, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Shoshone, Idaho, United States

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 21

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Nils, Lars, Alf, Thor, Niels, Sven, Jorgen, Helmer, Iver, Arnfinn.

    Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ole, a short form of Olaf, Olav (see Olafsen ). This surname is the third most common in Norway. It is also established in northeastern England and in northern Germany. Compare Ohlsen , Olesen , Oleson , and Olson .

    German (Ölsen): habitational name from any of several places so named, in Saxony, Brandenburg, and the Rhineland.

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

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