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  • ID: I11361
  • _UID: E288F40AF0E3490D95816BEE52EB0EB50073
  • Name: Ole HELGESON
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 4 OCT 1855 in Nedre Muruaasen, Trysil, Osterdalen, Norway
  • Christening: 2 JAN 1856 Nord Osen Church, Trysil, Osterdalen, Norway
  • Death: 30 NOV 1939 in Wyandotte Township, Pennington County, Minnesota
  • CONF: 24 SEP 1871 Nord Osen Church, Trysil, Osterdalen, Norway
  • Burial: 5 DEC 1939 St. Pauli Cemetery, Thief River Falls, Minnesota
  • Emigration: 1888 from Norway to America
  • Note: 1910 Census; one family recollection says ?1885?
  • Religion: Joined St. Pauli Norwegian-Lutheran Church with wife and adopted son on 13 Jan 1901
  • Note:

    1900 Census: Wyandotte Township, Red Lake [now Pennington] County, Minnesota: Ole (38), and Ingeborg (45) with no children. His birthday is listed as November 1861 and hers as April 1855, but these don?t match the tombstones or later census records).

    1910 Census: Wyandotte Township, Pennington County, Minneosta: Ole (55), Ingeborg (57), and Johan A. (adopted, 13)

    1920 Census: Wyandotte Township, Pennington County, Minnesota: Ole (64), Ingeborg (67), and Alfred (adopted, 23)

    1930 Census: Wyandotte Township, Pennington County, Minnesota: Ole (widowed) is living with Alfred (adopted, age 32, born in Minnesota)

    Obituary: Ole Helgeson, pioneer resident of Wyandotte township, died at his home Thursday, November 30 at the age of 84 years. Mr. Helgeson was born October 4, 1855 in Osterdalen, Norway. He came from Norway to Lake Preston, SD in 1885. In 1887 he moved to Fargo and to Clay county in 1889. Ten years later, in 1899, he came to Wyandotte township, where he has lived ever since. He was a member of St. Pauli Lutheran church.

    His wife, Ingeborg Baken, whom he married at Perley on December 12, 1889, preceded him in death. Other deceased relatives include his parents and one brother.

    Survivors are a son Alfred Helgeson of Wyandotte township; one brother Martin Helgeson of Alphina, SD; thres sisters residing in Norway; and three grandchildren.

    Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon from St. Pauli Lutheran church, Rev. M. L. Dahle of St. Hilaire officiating and interment was made in St. Pauli Lutheran cemetery.
  • Change Date: 13 NOV 2009



    Father: Helge Pellesen MURUAASEN
    Mother: Pernille Olsdatter MELLEMGAARD

    Marriage 1 Ingeborg BAKEN b: 1849 in Norway
    • Married: 12 DEC 1889 in Perley, Minnesota
    Children
    1. Has Children Joh(a)n Alfred HELGESON b: 20 DEC 1896 in Hazel, Wyandotte Township, [now] Pennington County, Minnesota
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