Brun Thoe

1890–1949 (Age 59)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Brun

When Brun Thoe was born on 23 June 1890, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Knute Knutson Thoe, was 36 and his mother, Agathe Oddsdatter "Agathe" Thoe, was 34. He lived in Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States for about 45 years. He died on 28 October 1949, in Contra Costa, California, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Knute Knutson Thoe
Agathe Oddsdatter "Agathe" Thoe
Gertrude Karen Thoe
Berta Thoe
Christian Thoe
Jacob K Thoe
Blaine K Thoe
Edwin K Thoe
Brun Thoe
Caleb Thoe
Arthur Clarence Thoe
Knute K THOE

Parents & Siblings

  • Knute Knutson Thoe


  • Agathe Oddsdatter "Agathe" Thoe




  • Gertrude Karen Thoe


  • Berta Thoe


  • Christian Thoe


  • Jacob K Thoe


  • Blaine K Thoe


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World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 16

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: unexplained.

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

Sources (2)

  • Bruhn Thoe in household of Agnes Thoe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Brun Thoe in household of Knute K Thoe, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"

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