Guruanna Henriette Olsen Togstad

1874–1969 (Age 94)
Norway

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
1837–
Beret Olsdatter Olsen
1841–
Elen Anna Eilertsdatter Tromsdal
1861–
Gurianna Eilertsdatter Tromsdal
1865–1866
Ole Eilertson Togstad
1867–
Laura Birgitta Eilertsdatter Tromsdal
1869–1955
Guruanna Henriette Olsen Togstad
1874–1969
Odin Togstad
1876–1965
Ole Olsen Togstad
1877–1949
Eliseus Eilertson Togstad
1879–1880
Marie B. Olsen Togstad
1879–1965
Beret Maria Eilertsdatter Togstad
1879–
Eliseus Olsen Togstad
1880–
Paul Anton Eilertsen Togstad
1883–1923

Parents & Siblings

  • Eilert Kristoffer Olsen

    Male1837–Male

  • Beret Olsdatter Olsen

    Female1841–Female

siblings

(12)

+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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