Mildred Mathilda Dahl

30 October 1913–28 February 2009 (Age 95)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life of Mildred Mathilda

When Mildred Mathilda Dahl was born on 30 October 1913, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Frederik Christensen Dahl, was 26 and her mother, Agnes Kirstine Madsen, was 21. She married Ralph Holbert Moe on 5 December 1937, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. She died on 28 February 2009, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 95.

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Ralph Holbert Moe
Mildred Mathilda Dahl
Marriage: 5 December 1937

Spouse and Children

5 December 1937
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Marian Genevieve Dahl


    Fredrick Lloyd Dahl


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 4

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.

Age 28

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, North German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from any of the medieval and modern forms of Germanic dala-, Old Norse dalr, ‘valley’. Throughout Norway and elsewhere in Scandinavia this is a common farm name. In some cases it is a habitational name from places in Germany named Dahl or Dahle, from the same word. As a Jewish family name this is a habitational name or an ornamental adoption.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mildred M Dahl in household of Fred Dahl, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred Dahl in household of Fred Dahl, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mildred Mathilda Dahl, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"

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