David Morris Olson

Brief Life History of David Morris

When David Morris Olson was born on 29 August 1897, in Winnebago, Iowa, United States, his father, Rasmus Olson, was 33 and his mother, Larsina D Hauge, was 34. He married Alma Josephine Johnson on 24 June 1922, in Winnebago, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Buffalo Township, Winnebago, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Eden Township, Winnebago, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died in September 1972, in Kiester, Faribault, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Scarville, Winnebago, Iowa, United States.

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David Morris Olson
Alma Josephine Johnson
Marriage: 24 June 1922
Violet Mavis Lorraine Olson

Sources (16)

  • David M Olson in household of Rassmus Olson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • David Morris Olson, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"
  • David Morris Olson, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


Historical Boundaries: 1899: Winnebago, Iowa, United States


U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Lars, Thor, Helmer, Selmer, Bjorn, Nils, Elof, Einer, Lennart, Bertel.

Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Olsson . In some cases this is also an Americanized form of the variant Ohlsson .

Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German Olsen and Ohlsen , cognates of 1.

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

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