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Harold Sigurd WOLD

Male 1888 - 1969  (81 years)


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  • Name Harold Sigurd WOLD 
    Born 16 Mar 1888  Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • draft card
    Gender Male 
    Minnesota Death Certificate 1969-MN-024985 
    Died 2 Sep 1969  St. Louis County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • In the 1905 and 1909 Fergus Falls city directories, he was a clerk for E T Bernard. He lived at home at 123 Bancroft with his mother, sister, and step-father.

      Living in Duluth at time of Martin Bye’s death.

      .... on Eighth Street between 10th and 11th Avenues

      Registered for the draft on June 5, 1917, in Duluth. At that time he was married, had 3 children “under 12”, and was a clerk for F. A. Patrick and Co. of Duluth. He and his family were living at 132 South 28th Avenue West, Duluth.

      In the 1920 census he and his family lived in Duluth. Harold was an order clerk in a wholesale dry goods company.

      He was one of the jurors who heard the trial of William Miller, one of the seven black “circus hands” accused of assaulting an 18 year-old white girl in Duluth in June of 1920.

      In the 1930 census, he and his family are still in Duluth. Harold (as H S) is a traveling salesman of wholesale meats and canned goods. All the children are still at home.

      In the 1940 census, he and Randi and all but their two oldest children lived at 1025 Eighth Street in Duluth in a house they owned worth $3500. It was the same house at which all of them had lived in 1935. Harold was a state weigher with the Board of Trade.

      His obituary was published on p. 12:5 of the September 3, 1969, edition of the Duluth News-Tribune:

      Harold S. Wold, 81, of 1025 E. 8th Street, died Tuesday in a Duluth hospital. Born in Fergus Falls, he had been a Duluth resident for 60 years and an employee of the Minnesota Railroad and Warehouse Commission. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife, Randi; three sons, Harold, Fort Worth, Tex.; Robert, Minneapolis; Richard, San Rafael, California; five daughters, Miss Ruth Wold and Miss Louise Wold, Duluth; Mrs. Oscar (Lucille) Olson, Duluth; Mrs. Arthur (Kathryn) Bowers, Minneapolis; Mrs. James (Helen) Merrick, Glenrock, Pa.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
    Person ID I1218  Don Carlson's Tree
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2019 

    Father Hans O WOLD,   b. 11 Jan 1852, Verdal, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1897, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Carin Sophia (Sophie) OLSON,   b. 13 Jan 1856, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1913, Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Family ID F884  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Randi K STANGVIK,   b. 28 Jun 1887, Stangvik, Møre og Romsdal, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1977, St. Louis County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Children 
     1. Ruth Harriet WOLD,   b. 20 Apr 1911, St. Louis County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 2006, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     2. Kathryn Margaret WOLD,   b. 5 Aug 1912, St. Louis County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 2008, Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     3. Lucille Marie WOLD,   b. 14 Aug 1914, St. Louis County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 2010, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     4. Helen Olive WOLD,   b. 7 Jan 1919, St. Louis County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 2011, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     5. Robert Kenneth WOLD,   b. 2 May 1924, St. Louis County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 2007, St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Family ID F885  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart