Lasse K. Woodwick

30 October 1834–4 July 1920 (Age 85)
Balestrand, Vågsøy, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

The Life of Lasse K.

When Lasse K. Woodwick was born on 30 October 1834, in Balestrand, Vågsøy, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, his father, Knud Lassesen, was 43 and his mother, Giori Olsdotter, was 34. He married Mari Hansen in 1856. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Rome Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years. He died on 4 July 1920, in Blue Earth, Faribault, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Lasse K. Woodwick
Christi Giestsen
Marriage: 2 April 1864
Marie Caroline Woodwick
Carl Johan Woodwick
Malena Gurine Woodwick
Linne M Woodwick
Julius Andreas Woodwick
Gilbert L. Woodwick
Hanna Louisa Woodwick
Christian L Woodwick
Louise Karine Woodwick

Spouse and Children


    Christi Giestsen


2 April 1864
Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Knud Lassesen


    Giori Olsdotter




    Guri Knudsdotter


    Brita Knutsdtr. Vatevik


    Kari Knudsdotter


    Ingeborg Knudsdotter



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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 9

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,
1857 · Theodor Kittelsen

Age 23

Birth year of Theodor Kittelsen. One of the most popular artists in Norway. He became famous for his nature paintings, as well as his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Wodrich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • L K Woodwick in household of Ingeborg Elisabat, "Minnesota State Census, 1875"
  • L K Woodwick, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Lewis K Woodwick, "United States Census, 1880"

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