Born: 10 Sep 1877, Flekkefjord, Vest-Agder, Norway
Died: 18 Oct 1935, Eureka, Humboldt Co., California Age 58 (Lung hemorrhage. Tuberculosis)
Milota/Eureka Library: Died 18 Oct 1935; 3203 S Street, Eureka; Lung hemorrhage. Tuberculosis; born 10 Sep 1877, Flekkefjord, Norway; Residence of Freshwater, Humboldt Col.; Rancher; Single; Parents: ? & Salv Salversen, both born in Norway; Inform. A. Larsen.
Sep 1918 WW I Draft Registration Card: First Name clearly spelled "Sigveld" and no Middle Name; Age 41; Home address of "Freshwater, Humboldt, Calif."; Declared for Naturalization; Occupation = "Filer"; Employer = Freshwater Mfg. Co., Freshwater; Nearest Relative = Ruth Salvesen; Physical Description: Short, Stout Build, Blue Eyes, Light Hair.
1920 US Census: Age 40; Married; Immigration year 1900; Papers Submitted for Naturalization; Living with his 21 year old California born wife Ruth in his owned home (no mortgage) in the Freshwater Precinct, Humboldt Co., California; his occupation was listed as "Filer, Shingle Mill."
1930 US Census: Listed as "Sig Salvesen"; Age 52; Married; Immigration Year 1898; First Papers filed for Naturalization; Living with his 31 year old wife Ruth on their owned farm on Freshwater Road, Eureka Township, Humboldt Co.; His occupation was listed as "Filer, Shingle Mill" and his wife Ruth's occupation was listed as "Farmer ??, Chicken Farm." This census indicates that she was age 19 when she first married; her husband "Sig" was age 40; he had "No" in the Veteran column.
Death Notice: Humboldt Standard, 19 Oct 1935, p. 11
SALVERSEN (sic)--- In this city on Friday, October 18th, 1935, Sigvald Salverson (sic), loving nephew of A. Larsen of Eureka. He also leaves a step-mother and two brothers and a sister in Norway to mourn his loss. A Native of Norway, aged 58 years, 1 month and 8 days.
Friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral on Sunday, October 20th, 1935, at 1 o'clock p. m. from the Pierce Funeral Parlors, No. 707 H Street, Eureka, California, Rev. Paul Borup officiating. Interment at Ocean View Cemetery. Under the auspices of Sons of Norway.
Obituary: Humboldt Times, 19 Oct 1935, p. 3, col. 8:
Sigvald Salvesen Dies in This City
Sigvald Salvesen, Freshwater rancher, died at the home of his uncle A. Larsen of Eureka, yesterday evening after a short illness.
Salvesen was a native of Norway and was 58 years of age. he had lived at Freshwater for several years.
He leaves a brother and sister in Norway as well as a step-mother. His only relative in this vicinity is Larsen. The body is at the Pierce funeral parlors pending funeral arrangements.