Lena Hanson Tolleth

lenahansontollethMy great grandmother Lena. Nice legs huh? Census records show her parents were born in Denmark, making her a first generation American housekeeper and mother of 8.

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Lena Hanson was born about 1867, in Waupaca, Wisconsin. She had two sons, one daughter, and five other children with Henry Tolleth. She died on November 13, 1962, in Wisconsin, at the age of 95.

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Spouse

  •  Henry Tolleth

Parents

Unknown Father

Unknown Mother

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  •  Birth

    Lena Hanson was born in 1867 in Waupaca, Wisconsin.

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  • OCT

    1887

    AGE 20

    Birth of Daughter

    Her daughter Agnes was born in October 1887 in Wisconsin.

    Agnes Tolleth

    1887–

  • 1890

    AGE 23

    Birth of Child

    Her child Hale was born in 1890.

    Hale Robert Tolleth

    1890–

  • MAY

    1898

    AGE 31

    Birth of Son

    Her son Dewey was born in May 1898 in Wisconsin.

    Dewey Tolleth

    1898–

  • 9 AUG

    1902

    AGE 35

    Birth of Son

    Her son Claire was born on August 9, 1902, in Wild Rose, Wisconsin.

    Claire Tolleth

    1902–1964

  • 1910

    AGE 43

    Residence

    Lena Hanson lived in Rose, Wisconsin, in 1910.

    Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Wife

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  • Great Lakes Storm of 1913

    In 1913, Lena Hanson was living in Rose, Wisconsin when a devastating storm furiously slammed the Great Lakes.

    • Great Lakes Storm of 1913

      7 NOV

      1913

      AGE 46

  • America Enters World War I

    When the United States declared war on Germany in 1917, Lena Hanson was probably living in Rose, Wisconsin.

    • America Enters World War I
  • Residence

    Lena Hanson lived in Newport, Wisconsin, in 1930.

    Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Wife

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  • 1953

    AGE 86

    Death of Husband

    Her husband Henry passed away in 1953 at the age of 88.

    Henry Tolleth

    1865–1953

  • 13 NOV

    1962

    AGE 95

    Death

    Lena Hanson died on November 13, 1962, in Wisconsin when she was 95 years old.

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