Amanda Bertha Wickland

11 February 1902–28 April 1989 (Age 87)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Amanda Bertha

When Amanda Bertha Wickland was born on 11 February 1902, in Minnesota, United States, her father, Andrew Frederich Wickland, was 36 and her mother, Bertha Nelson, was 26. She married John Edward Boese on 27 September 1922, in Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Fergus Falls, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years and Carlisle, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States in 1930. She died on 28 April 1989, in Minnesota, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Fergus Falls, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Edward Boese
Amanda Bertha Wickland
Marriage: 27 September 1922
Alvin Carl Edward Boese
Marvin Raymond Edwin Boese
LaVerne Amanda Boese

Spouse and Children

27 September 1922
Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States


    Alvin Carl Edward Boese


    Marvin Raymond Edwin Boese



Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Frederich Wickland





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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 4

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 German: from the personal name Wigland, composed of the elements wīg ‘battle’, ‘war’ + land ‘land’. See also Wieland .2 Swedish: ornamental name composed of an uncertain first element, probably vik ‘bay’ + land ‘land’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amanda Wigland in household of Andrew Wigland, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Amanda Boese in household of John Boese, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amanda Wickland in household of Andrew Wickland, "United States Census, 1920"

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