Rolf Hugo Dahl

27 April 1901–23 November 1977 (Age 76)
South Dakota, United States

The Life of Rolf Hugo

When Rolf Hugo Dahl was born on 27 April 1901, in South Dakota, United States, his father, Ole Dahl, was 35 and his mother, Anna M Lund, was 35. He died on 23 November 1977, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Ole Dahl
1866–
Anna M Lund
1866–
Rolf Hugo Dahl
1901–1977
Naomi H J Dahl
1907–1964

Parents and Siblings

    Ole Dahl

    Male1866–Male

    Anna M Lund

    Female1866–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 5

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 9

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

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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