Arlo D HALVORSON Mini tree diagram
Joan Millicent HALVORSON

Joan Millicent HALVORSON1,2,3,4,5

31st Aug 19301,2,3,4,5 - Dec 19903,5

Life History

31st Aug 1930

Born in Murrdock, Swift, Minnesota.1,2,3,4,5

about 1950

Married Arlo D HALVORSON in Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.1

before 1956

Divorced from Arlo D HALVORSON in Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.6

Dec 1990

Died in San Diego County, California.3,5

Notes

  • In the 1950 Mason City  City Directory, Joan M was reported as thewife of Arlo Halvorson in the 1950.  The previous reprot was in 1947,when Arlo was single, and the next report is in 1956, when Arlo's wifeis Evelyn.

    U.S. City Directories, 1822-1989
    Mason City, Iowa, City Directory, 1950, p 170
    Halvorson Arlo D (Joan M) hog lot tndr Decker's h 1021 16th NE

    It appears that Joan was a cousin, born Halvorson.

    Minnesota, Birth Index, 1900-1934
    Joan Millicent Halvorson
    Birth 31 Aug 1930 Swift, Minnesota
    Father's Surname Halvorson
    Mother's Maiden Name Pferfer [Pfeifer?, cf death record]
    Certificate #1930-29255

    Her baptismal record was also found.

    U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940
    Joan Millicent Halvorson
    Birth Date 31 Aug 1930
    Baptism 7 Dec 1930 St Paul, Minnesota
    Father Ruben Halvorson
    Mother Cecilia Halvorson
    American Lutheran Church, St Paul, Minnesota

    California, Death Index, 1940-1997
    Joan Millicent Pieren [Joan Millicent Halvorson]
    Birth 31 Aug 1930 Minnesota
    Death 27 Dec 1990 San Diego
    Mother's Maiden Name Pfeifer
    Father's Surname Halvorson
    Social Security #545384879

    From the dates of name changes on her Social Security record, itappears that Joan and Arlo divorced around 1954, since she was marriedand changed her name in 1955 to Pieren.  This indicates she had alsobeen married previously to a Scott in October 1949.  Interestingly,there is no change reported back to Halverson in between Scott andPieren.

    U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
    Joan Halvorson [Joan Scott] [Joan Pieren]
    Birth 31 Aug 1930 Murrdock, Minnesota
    Father Name Ruben S Halvorson
    Mother Name Ceceilia M Pfiefer
    Death Date Dec 1990
    Original SSN Claim, SSN 545384879
    Feb 1946 Name listed as JOAN HALVERSON; Oct 1949 Name listed as JOANSCOTT; Jun 1955 Name listed as JOAN M PIEREN; Mar 1965 Name listed asJOAN MILLICENT PIEREN; 05 Feb 1991 Name listed as J PIEREN

Sources

  • 1. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
    • Mason City, Iowa, City Directory, 1950, p 170
  • 2. Minnesota, Birth Index, 1900-1934
  • 3. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
  • 4. U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940
  • 5. California, Death Index, 1940-1997
  • 6. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
    • Mason City, Iowa, City Directory, 1956, p 245

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