Edwin Caleb Thoe

1918–1979 (Age 60)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Edwin Caleb

When Edwin Caleb Thoe was born on 12 November 1918, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Jacob K Thoe, was 35 and his mother, Oleanna Margaret Berg, was 28. He married Signe Sophie Orvala on 11 May 1947, in Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 February 1979, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States.

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Edwin Caleb Thoe
Signe Sophie Orvala
Marriage: 11 May 1947
Carl Conrad Thoe

Spouse & Children

  • Male1918–1979Male

  • Signe Sophie Orvala


11 May 1947
Minnesota, United States


  • Carl Conrad Thoe


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 13

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 17

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Edwind C Thor in household of Jacob Thor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Thoe in household of Jacob Thoe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edwin Thoe in entry for Stephanie Susan Thoe, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"

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