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  • ID: I29
  • _UID: CFACB649F90A4AD184716FCB4A20D3767A70
  • Name: Sophie TORKELSON
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 10 AUG 1889 in Township 153, Range 42, Red Lake County, Minnesota
  • Death: 28 DEC 1935 in Otter Tail County, Minnesota
  • Burial: 1935 Thief River Falls, Minnesota
  • Note: Greenwood Cemetery
  • CONF: 1906 or 1907 Hamar Lutheran Church, Red Lake (now Pennington) County, Minnesota
  • Note:

    Obituary in TRF Times: Funeral rites were held Tuesday at the Larson Funeral Home chapel for Mrs. Sophie Barnes who died December 28 at Ottertail, Rev. R. M. Fjelstad officiating at the service. Interment was made at Greenwood Cemetery. Mrs. Barnes was born in 1889 at Hazel, moving to McManville, Oregon in 1918. In 1926 she moved to Frazee where she was married to Harry Barnes and where she had since made her home. [According to the family, she didn?t marry Harry Barnes until after her first husband died in 1932.] Surviving are her husband, two children Phyllis [should be Philip] and Marcella; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Torkelson of Hazel; five sisters and two brothers, Pauline, Theda and Ruth of Minot, Bessie of St. Paul, Thelma, Anton, and Melvin at Hazel.
  • Change Date: 6 JAN 2014

    Father: Ole TORKELSON b: 3 APR 1866 in Kongsburg, Buskerud, Norway c: 29 APR 1866 in Buskerud, Norway
    Mother: Mathea STENE b: 8 JUL 1869 in Gudbrandsdalen, Oppland, Norway c: 22 AUG 1869 in Follebu Church, Gausdal, Oppland, Norway

    Marriage 1 Joseph Edward (Harry) LOWE b: 17 MAR 1880 in Lawrence, Massachusetts
    • Married: 5 AUG 1918 in Clay County, Minnesota
    • Note: MN Marriage Licenses
    1. Has Children Marcella Adeline LOWE b: 10 MAY 1923 in McMinnville, Oregon
    2. Has Children Philip Larry LOWE b: 21 MAR 1920 in Berkeley, Alameda County, California

    Marriage 2 Harry BARNES
    • Married: AFT 1932
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