Sena Mathilde Kulseth

19 November 1891–1995 (Age 103)
Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Sena Mathilde

Sena Mathilde Kulseth was born on 19 November 1891, in Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States as the daughter of Peder Richard Kulseth and Ingeborg Anna Pedersen. She had at least 2 daughters with Mariuse Arthur Westergaard. She lived in Appleton, Swift, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1995, in Swift, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 104.

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Mariuse Arthur Westergaard
Sena Mathilde Kulseth
Margery Westergaard
Doris Westergaard

Spouse and Children



    Margery Westergaard


    Doris Westergaard


Parents and Siblings

    Peder Richard Kulseth


    Ingeborg Anna Pedersen




    Edward P Kulseth


    Richard P Kulseth



    Martin Alfred Kulseth



World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 2

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 27

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in Telemark, named with the Old Norse personal name Guli + set ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lena Westergaard in household of Maurice Westergaard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sena Westergaard in household of Maurise Westergaard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sena Westergaard in household of Marius A Westergaard, "United States Census, 1920"

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