Guruanna Henriette Olsen Togstad

1874–1969 (Age 94)

The Life of Guruanna Henriette Olsen

When Guruanna Henriette Olsen Togstad was born on 15 May 1874, in Norway, her father, Eilert Kristoffer Olsen, was 37 and her mother, Beret Olsdatter Olsen, was 33. She died on 3 January 1969, in Douglas, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Eilert Kristoffer Olsen
Beret Olsdatter Olsen
Elen Anna Eilertsdatter Tromsdal
Gurianna Eilertsdatter Tromsdal
Ole Eilertson Togstad
Laura Birgitta Eilertsdatter Tromsdal
Guruanna Henriette Olsen Togstad
Odin Togstad
Ole Olsen Togstad
Eliseus Eilertson Togstad
Marie B. Olsen Togstad
Beret Maria Eilertsdatter Togstad
Eliseus Olsen Togstad
Paul Anton Eilertsen Togstad

Parents & Siblings

  • Eilert Kristoffer Olsen


  • Beret Olsdatter Olsen




+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1875 · 1875 Norwegian Census

Age 1

Lists all family members living at each residence, including year & place of birth, position in the family, marital status etc.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Rogstad, Rokstad, or Rostad, from a personal name (for example Old Norse Hrólfr, a compound of hróðolfr ‘fame’, ‘honor’ + ulfr ‘wolf’, or Hróarr, of which the second element is -arr ‘spear’) + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

Possible Related Names

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

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