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Fredrick Newton Hjort (1915 - abt. 1977)

Fredrick Newton (Fred) Hjort
Born in Kenmare, Ward, North Dakota, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married Jun 1941 in Minot, Ward, North Dakota, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Father of [private daughter (unknown - unknown)], [private daughter (unknown - unknown)], and [private daughter (unknown - unknown)]
Died about at about age 62 in Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Dec 2009
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Biography

  • Fred was born in 1915 and passed away in 1977.
He was son of Nels Hjort and Hilda Andersson
  • 1920 Census, Kenmare, Ward County, North Dakota; [1]
Nels J Hjort Head Male 54 Sweden
Hilda C Hjort Wife Female 41 Sweden
Ruth E M Hjort Daughter Female 16 North Dakota
Earl S L Hjort Stepson Male 11 Ontario
Fredrick N Hjort Son Male 4 North Dakota
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #7220962[2] Fred is buried at Nazareth Lutheran Cemetery in Renville County, North Dakota.

Source

  1. "United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MC8N-Q77 : 3 February 2021), Fredrick N Hjort in entry for Nels J Hjort, 1920.
  2. Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7220962/fred-newton-hjort : accessed 9 October 2021), memorial page for Fred Newton Hjort (28 Jul 1915–23 Nov 1977), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7220962, citing Nazareth Lutheran Cemetery, Renville County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Herb Schwede (contributor 46530188)


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Sometime in the 1940's, Uncle Fred & Aunt Esther came to visit us. It was decided we'd take a drive up to Mount Rainier. I think my brother was being held on mom's lap. I was about 5 and liked little spaces, so I wedged myself in on the floor behind the driver's seat. Part way up to the mountain, Fred said, "Want to stop & get some l-i-q-u-o-r?" I sat there for some time, puzzling out what that spelled, then said in my loudest voice, "I know what that spells! That spells liquor!" So much for spelling in front of the kids!
posted 12 Dec 2013 by Jean (Hjort) Barnett
Fred was my dad's half-brother (see Earl Hjort). We used to drive from Seattle to North Dakota nearly every summer, as I remember it. We always stopped at Uncle Fred & Aunt Esther's on the way to Grandpa & Grandma Erickson's home in Carpio. We loved chasing "locusts" & playing games with our cousins. One day, Fred showed us his talent: he could drink a large glass of water in one gulp. He opened his mouth & just poured it down his throat. I was so impressed, that memory has stuck with me all these years.
posted 12 Dec 2013 by Jean (Hjort) Barnett
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