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  • ID: I11013
  • _UID: 47DDB36480C844CBB8ECEAEE93BAAA5C6124
  • Name: Emil Ingman THUNE
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 10 SEP 1891 in Smiley Township, Minnesota
  • Death: 8 SEP 1985 in Thief River Falls, Minnesota
  • Note: Minnesota Death Index Records
  • Burial: 11 SEP 1985 St. Pauli Cemetery, Thief River Falls, Minnesota
  • CONF: 1906 or 1907 Hamar Lutheran Church, Red Lake (now Pennington) County, Minnesota
  • Note:

    From Pennington County (Minnesota) History book: In 1891, Emil Thune was born, there was a doctor in St. Hilaire, but it was impossible to get there and when Emil was born, he had crippled legs. They used their home remedies and took boards, tied the legs so they couldn't jump back the way they were. He would have walked on his knees if they had not been corrected. Today [1970s], Emil is still running around on his son's farm, gardening, planting trees, shoveling, etc. He attended school for three years at Braaten School house. At about sixteen years of age, he went out to work on the section for four summers. He was paid eleven cents an hour, ten hours a day. Winter months, he worked for his father cutting cord wood. About twenty years of age, he went to Argyle and worked on a farm for four years at thirty-five dollars a [illegible]. At 24, he married Gertrude Kvall. He rented a farm one year and then bought the farm near Thief River falls that his sons, Norrie and Ernie now own. Emil grubbed the whole farm, 202 acres.
  • Change Date: 16 JAN 2008



    Father: Peder A. THUNE b: 14 MAR 1864 in Gudbrandsdalen, Norway
    Mother: Gro TWEETEN b: 30 DEC 1862 in Telemarken, Norway

    Marriage 1 Gertrude KVALL b: 29 JAN 1897 in Norway
    • Married: 1916 in Smiley Township, Minnesota
    Children
    1. Has Children Palmer Joseph THUNE b: 10 JUN 1919 in Smiley Township, Minnesota c: 20 JUL 1919 in St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Minnesota
    2. Has No Children Ernest Gordon THUNE b: 3 MAR 1921 in Smiley Township, Minnesota c: 17 APR 1921 in St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Minnesota
    3. Has No Children Glen George THUNE b: 5 JUN 1923 in near Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota c: 8 JUL 1923 in St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Minnesota
    4. Has No Children Living THUNE
    5. Has No Children Arlene Lois THUNE b: 5 SEP 1931 in near Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota c: 10 OCT 1931 in St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Minnesota
    6. Has Children Norris (Norrie) Dale THUNE b: 17 SEP 1942 in Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota c: 8 NOV 1942 in St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Minnesota
    7. Has No Children Grant? THUNE b: ABT 1924 in Smiley Township, Minnesota
    8. Has No Children Living THUNE
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