Myrtle Theodora Norlen

19 March 1904–4 March 1996 (Age 91)
Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Myrtle Theodora

When Myrtle Theodora Norlen was born on 19 March 1904, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, her father, Gustav Theodore Norlen, was 32 and her mother, Eva Louise Anderson, was 33. She had at least 2 sons with Fred Frank Rasmussen. She died on 4 March 1996, in Sandy, Clackamas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Gresham, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred Frank Rasmussen
Myrtle Theodora Norlen
Warren Fred Rasmussen
Jack Richard Rasmussen

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Gustav Theodore Norlen


    Eva Louise Anderson




World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 7

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 25

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name formed with norr ‘north’ + the adjectival suffix -een, variant of -én, a derivative of Latin -enius.

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

Sources (3)

  • Myrtle E Norlen in household of Thedore G Norlen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Myrtle T Norlen in household of Theodore G Norlen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mrs Mrytle T Norlen Rasmussen, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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