Oscar Melvin Alme

1897–1957 (Age 59)
Ulen, Clay, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Oscar Melvin

When Oscar Melvin Alme was born on 13 September 1897, in Ulen, Clay, Minnesota, United States, his father, Olaf Thorvald Alme, was 32 and his mother, Mathea Hanson, was 30. He married Hermanna Emelia Skalet on 24 August 1921. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in January 1957, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Melvin Alme
Hermanna Emelia Skalet
Marriage: 24 August 1921
Marjorie Alme

Spouse & Children

24 August 1921


  • Marjorie Alme


Parents & Siblings

  • Olaf Thorvald Alme


  • Mathea Hanson




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · The Kensington Runestone

Age 1

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of the seven farms, most in western Norway, so named, from an inflected form of Old Norse almr ‘elm’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Oscar Alme, "Minnesota, Clay County, School Census Records, 1909-1962"
  • Oscar M Alma in household of Olaf T Alma, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Oscar Melvin Alme, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"

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