Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman (1911 - 1993)

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Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman
1911 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman, mother to 1 child, was born on September 26, 1911 at home, Butterfield, Minnesota. She was born into the Mossengren family and married into the Weseman family. She was born to Hilma "Helena" Oleson Mossengren and Carl "Karl" Peter Mossengren, with siblings Oscar, Leslie, Arthur, Arline, and Glen. Fern was baptized at Augustana Lutheran Church, St James, Minnesota USA. She married Laurence Fred Weseman on April 21, 1932 at Kansas Lake Lutheran Church, Minnesota USa and Laurence died on December 25 , 1994 in Big Lake, USA. They gave birth to Sarah Anne (Weseman) Gersch. She died on June 6, 1993 in Big Lake, Minnesota USA at 81 years of age.


Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman Biography

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Fern Weseman was born on at home, in Butterfield, Watonwan County, Minnesota


Fern Weseman died on in Big Lake, Sherburne County, Minnesota USA 55309

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at Big Lake Cemetery, in Benton County, Minnesota USA



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at Augustana Lutheran Church, in St James, Watonwan County, Minnesota USA

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Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman Family Tree

Fern's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Weseman family tree.


Hilma "Helena" Oleson Mossengren
Jun 14, 1875 - Sep 30, 1953
Butterfield, MN, United States
Carl "Karl" Peter Mossengren
Apr 9, 1869 - Mar 13, 1930


Oscar Edwin Mossengren
Mar 18, 1901 - June 1974
Saint James, MN
Leslie (Florintine) David Mossengren
Feb 6, 1900 - Aug 12, 1963
Arthur Richard Mossengren
Mar 21, 1903 - October 1976
Butterfield, MN
Arline "Minnie" (Mossengren) Abelson
Dec 11, 1915 - Jan 1, 1980
Glen Oliver Mossengren
Aug 16, 1905 - Apr 13, 1957

Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman & Laurence Fred Weseman

April 21, 1932 - December 25 , 1994
Cause of Separation: Death
Kansas Lake Lutheran ChurchWatonwan, MN, USa
Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman


Laurence Fred Weseman
Nov 10, 1908 - Dec 25, 1994


Sarah Anne (Weseman) Gersch
Jun 24, 1933 - Nov 4, 2012


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Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman, mother to 1 child, died on June 6, 1993 in Big Lake, Minnesota USA at 81 years of age. She was buried in Big Lake Cemetery, Minnesota USA. She was born on September 26, 1911 at home, Butterfield, Minnesota. She was born to Hilma "Helena" Oleson Mossengren and Carl "Karl" Peter Mossengren, with siblings Oscar, Leslie, Arthur, Arline, and Glen. Fern married Laurence Fred Weseman on April 21, 1932 at Kansas Lake Lutheran Church, Minnesota USa and Laurence died on December 25 , 1994 in Big Lake, USA. They gave birth to Sarah Anne (Weseman) Gersch.
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In 1911, in the year that Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman was born, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1927, at the age of 16 years old, Fern was alive when in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1939, she was 28 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1970, when she was 59 years old, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1993, in the year of Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

Other Biographies

Other Wesemans

Laurence Fred Weseman
Nov 10, 1908 - Dec 25, 1994
Sarah Anne (Weseman) Gersch
Jun 24, 1933 - Nov 4, 2012

Other Mossengrens

Arline "Minnie" (Mossengren) Abelson
Dec 11, 1915 - Jan 1, 1980
Ronald Edward Mossengren
Sep 14, 1932 - Mar 6, 2001
Shirley Dean Vanover Mossengren
Jun 3, 1935 - Sep 16, 2005
Joanne Elaine Mossengren Eckstrom
Nov 19, 1936 - Feb 9, 2016
Lois Eileen Mossengren Radunz
Aug 7, 1938 - Jan 29, 2017

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Arline "Minnie" (Mossengren) Abelson
Dec 11, 1915 - Jan 1, 1980
Norvil Bernard Abelson
May 25, 1915 - Nov 26, 2002
John M. Wurtz
1895 - 1976
Charles Henry Smith
Oct 4, 1884 - October 1956
Grand Junction, CO, United States
Martha Mae Benge
Apr 7, 1891 - Dec 10, 1932
David Norman Schuettpelz
Born: Nov 2, 1942
Carlo Arciero
Born: 1921
Earl Zingre
May 25 - Oct 8
Eric Zingre
Born: Aug 17
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