Dorthea Nilsdatter

22 October 1857–21 June 1948 (Age 90)
Berger, Feiring, Akershus, Norway

The Life of Dorthea

When Dorthea Nilsdatter was born on 22 October 1857, in Berger, Feiring, Akershus, Norway, her father, Niels Andersen, was 39 and her mother, Berthe Christophersdatter, was 35. She married Thomas A. Thompson on 1 October 1885, in Monroe, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Barron, Barron, Wisconsin, United States in 1910 and Burns, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. She died on 21 June 1948, in Rockland, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Moen Cemetery, Cashton, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas A. Thompson
1844–1923
Dorthea Nilsdatter
1857–1948
Marriage: 1 October 1885
Adolph H Thompson
1870–1930
Bertha Cornelia Thompson
1886–1963
Martin Nels Thompson
1889–1967
Alvin Thomas Thompson
1896–1975
Lenora Thompson
1899–1974

Spouse and Children

    Thomas A. Thompson

    Male1844–1923Male

    Female1857–1948Female

MARRIAGE
1 October 1885
Monroe, Wisconsin, United States
children

(5)

    Adolph H Thompson

    Male1870–1930Male

    Female1886–1963Female

    Martin Nels Thompson

    Male1889–1967Male

    Alvin Thomas Thompson

    Male1896–1975Male

    Lenora Thompson

    Female1899–1974Female

Parents and Siblings

    Niels Andersen

    Male1818–1880Male

    Berthe Christophersdatter

    Female1822–1910Female

siblings

(9)

    Ingeborg Marie Nilsdatter

    Female1845–Female

    Andrew N. Berg

    Male1849–1939Male

    Christian Nilsen

    Male1851–1941Male

    Ole Nilsen

    Male1853–Male

    Martin Nilsen

    Male1855–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1860 · School Act

Age 3

School Act of 1860 which required permanent schools in both towns and rural areas.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 10

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothea Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorothea Thompson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorthea Thompson in household of Thom Thompson, "United States Census, 1900"

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