Ida C Kvam

2 December 1893–18 May 1945 (Age 51)
Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Ida C

When Ida C Kvam was born on 2 December 1893, in Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States, her father, Knud Olsen Kvam, was 30 and her mother, Synneva Jensdatter Holseter, was 25. She married Albert Julius Nelson on 6 November 1920, in Madison, Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States. She lived in Madison, Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Morris, Stevens, Minnesota, United States in 1935. She died on 18 May 1945, in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 51.

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Albert Julius Nelson
Ida C Kvam
Marriage: 6 November 1920

Spouse and Children

6 November 1920
Madison, Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1898 · The Kensington Runestone

Age 5

A Swedish man, Olof Ohman, was farming on his land when he came across a 202-pound rock slab that had strange writing on it. Convinced it was proof that Scandinavian explorers came to that area before Columbus found the Americas, he had it looked at by scholars and linguists to find its translation. There has been a drawn-out debate on the stone's authenticity, with a scholarly consensus that classifies it as a hoax and the community which is convinced that it is authentic.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 14

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Kvam from Old Norse hvammr ‘small valley’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ida Kvam, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ida Kvam, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • Ida C Nelson in household of Albert J Nelson, "United States Census, 1940"

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