Thorstein Skarning (c.1887 - 1939) MP

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Nicknames: "Thorsten", "Torsten", "Torstein", "Thursting", "Skorning"
Birthdate:
Death: Died in Fargo, Cass, North Dakota, United States
Occupation: Accordionist, bandleader
Managed by: Martin Eriksen
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About Thorstein Skarning

  • birth place is mentioned as both Drammen & Eiker.
  • 30 nov 1887 & 1888 is mentioned as birth !

Folketelling 1900

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Bismarck Tribune ; Thursday 5 october 1939.

Thorstein Skarning

Accordionist, is Dead.

Fargo, N. D., Oct 5 Thorstein Skarning, 47. Minneapolis, well known northwest orchestra leader and accordionist,died tuesday in Fargo Hospital from cerebral hemmorrhage. he was stricken a week ago while staying at a local hotel and was unconscious until his death. the body was sent to the Washburn-Mcreay funeral home in Minnieapolis, Funeral arrangements were not annonced here.

Bismarck Tribune

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Thorstein Skarning's Timeline

1887
November 30, 1887
1909
May 5, 1909
Age 21
New York, New York, New York, United States

New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Thorstein Skarning
Arrival Date: 5 May 1909
Birth Date: abt 1888
Birth Location: Nrw
Birth Location Other: eker
Age: 21
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/ Nationality: Scandinavian
Port of Departure: Christiania
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Hellig Olav
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Source Citation: Year: 1909; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715; Microfilm Roll: 1257; Line: 24; Page Number: 56.
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1910
1910
Age 22
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Thorsten Skarning
Age in 1910: 22
Birth Year: abt 1888
Birthplace: Norway
Home in 1910: Chicago Ward 28, Cook, Illinois
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1909
Relation to Head of House: Boarder
Marital Status: Single
Father's Birthplace: Norway
Mother's Birthplace: Norway
Neighbors:
Household Members:
Name Age
Erik Berg
33
Magda Berg
31
Carsten Berg
10
Myrtle Berg
6
Thorsten Skarning
22
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Chicago Ward 28, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T624_274; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 1252; FHL microfilm: .
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
Original data: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page:

1915
October 8, 1915
Age 27
New York, New York, New York, United States

New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Thorstein Skarning
Arrival Date: 8 Oct 1915
Birth Date: abt 1888
Birth Location: Nrw
Birth Location Other: drammen
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/ Nationality: Scandinavian
Port of Departure: Bergen
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Bergensfjord
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Source Citation: Year: 1915; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715; Microfilm Roll: 2435; Line: 22; Page Number: 101.

1917
June, 1917
Age 29
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

Source Citation
Registration State:  Illinois; Registration County:  Cook; Roll:  1504079; Draft Board:  84.

1918
November 6, 1918
Age 30
Minnesota, United States
1921
July 27, 1921
Age 33
1922
1922
Age 34
Minneapolis, Hennepin , Minnesota, United States

U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
Name: Thorsten Skarning
Residence Year: 1922
Street Address: 1819 S 5th
Residence Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Occupation: Musician
Publication Title: Minneapolis, Minnesota, City Directory, 1922
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data: Original sources vary according to directory. The title of the specific directory being viewed is listed at the top of the image viewer page. Check the directory title page image for full title and publication information.

1929
June 11, 1929
Age 41
New York, New York, New York, United States

New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Thorstein Skarning
Arrival Date: 11 Jun 1929
Birth Date: abt 1888
Birth Location: Norway
Birth Location Other: drannen
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/ Nationality: Scandinavian
Port of Departure: Oslo, Norway
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Bergensfjord
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Source Citation: Year: 1929; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: T715; Microfilm Roll: 4512; Line: 13; Page Number: 53.
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1939
October 3, 1939
Age 51
Fargo, Cass, North Dakota, United States