Person Sheet


Name Thora Regina Laingen
Birth 19 Aug 1882, Butternut Valley, Blue Earth, Minnesota
Death 20 Sep 1957
Father Peder Knudson Laingen (1836-1911)
Mother Ronnaug Johannesdattir Kjestad (1837-1900)
Spouses:
1 Henry G. Fossum
Birth 27 Jan 1884, Martin, Minnesota1
Death 27 Aug 1966, Odin, Watonwan, Minnesota1,76
Occupation Farm laborer (1900)
Soc. Sec. # 472-38-2473
Father Gustav Fossum
Mother Ella Thorson
Marriage 14 May 1922
Children: Ruth (-<1996)
Notes for Thora Regina Laingen
Theodore Laingen's confirmation book gives 13 Aug 1882 as her birthdate. Thora signed Theodore's autograph book a couple of times, including on 4 Jan 1907.

She was living on the old homestead with her brother at the time of the 1910 census. Her death is not found in the Watonwan Co. death index in or near 1957.
Research
4 (1913, 1953), 23, 9 (v. 2, p. 33), 10
T. P. Laingen confirmation book, Theodore P. Laingen autograph book
1895 Minn. census, Blue Earth Co., p. 457 [LDS FHL microfilm 565763]
1900 U.S. census, Blue Earth Co., Minnesota, r. 757, p. 29A
1910 U.S. census, Blue Earth Co., Minnesota, r. 590, p. 6B
Notes for Henry G. (Spouse 1)
Henry and Thora, along with their daughter Ruth, attended the Laingen Family Reunion at Minneopa State Park, Mankato, Minnesota, on 16 August 1931.

He was in Madelia for a funeral on 4 March 1953. They lived in Odin, Minnesota, and in Butterfield.
Research
4 (1913), 23, 77 (v. A, p. 122, l. 1), 10
1900 U.S. census, Watonwan Co., Minnesota, r. 796, p. 67B
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