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  • ID: I886
  • _UID: 1854D56433474737B57F6FD572F1A3D7F2E8
  • Name: Annetta Sophie LOKEN
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 3 OCT 1886 in Skjee Annex, Stokke Parish, Tonsburg, Jarlsburg og Larvig Amt (Vestvold fylke), Norway
  • Death: 14 DEC 1951 in Smiley Township, Pennington County, Minnesota
  • Burial: 17 DEC 1951 St. Pauli Cemetery, Thief River Falls, Minnesota
  • Emigration: 1890 from Norway to Grafton, North Dakota
  • CONF: 4 AUG 1903 St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Pennington County, Minnesota
  • Note:

    1930 Census: lists 23 as age when first married

    Obituary: Thief River Falls Times, 19 December 1951: ?Mrs. Anfin Torkelson passed away December 14 at her home in Smiley township. She had reached the age of 65. Funeral services were held at the St. Pauli Lutheran Church at St. Hilaire on Tuesday afternoon, with Rev. C. T. Fjelstul officiating. Annetta Torkelson was born in Norway, October 3, 1886. When she was four years old, she came with her parents to the United States. The family first lived at Grafton [North Dakota] and in 1896 they came to Minnesota and homesteaded in Rocksbury township. On October 27, 1909 she was united in marriage to Anfin Torkelson. Eight children were born to them, one of which died in infancy. Surviving are the following: Oscar, St. Cloud; Ludvig, Hawley; Thorvald, at home; Mrs. Arnold Helgeland, Thief River Falls; Mrs. Ed Hanson, Goodridge; Mrs. George Terry, Bemidji; Mabel Torkelson, Faribault. Four grandchildren remain together with five sisters and three brothers: Mrs. Hanna Nelson and Mrs. Art Torstveit, city; Mrs. Frank Lindman, Duluth; Mrs. Andrew Widme, Mahnomen; Mrs. Helga Johnson, Mahnomen; Roy and Louie Loken, St. Hilaire; and Hans Loken, Arizona. Her husband, her parents, and infant daughter, and three brothers have preceded her in death.?
  • Change Date: 16 JAN 2008



    Father: Lars Anderson LOKKEN b: 16 FEB 1859 in Tonsburg, Norway
    Mother: Regina Amalia HANSON b: 8 AUG 1860 in Tonsberg, Norway

    Marriage 1 Anfin M. TORKELSON b: 12 MAY 1862 in Rollag, Buskerud, Norway c: 1 JUN 1862 in Rollag, Numedal, Norway
    • Married: 27 OCT 1909 in St. Hilaire, Minnesota
    Children
    1. Has No Children Mabel Theresa TORKELSON b: 13 NOV 1927 in near Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota c: 18 MAR 1928 in St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Minnesota
    2. Has Children Agnes Alvina TORKELSON b: 22 AUG 1922 in Smiley Township, Pennington County, Minnesota c: 1 OCT 1922 in St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Minnesota
    3. Has No Children Oscar Ingvald TORKELSON b: 15 JAN 1924 in Rocksbury Township, Pennington County, Minnesota c: 23 MAR 1924 in St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Pennington County, Minnesota
    4. Has No Children Thorvald Alfred TORKELSON b: 22 SEP 1911 in Rocksbury Township, Pennington County, Minnesota c: 3 DEC 1911 in St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Minnesota
    5. Has Children Sophie Marie TORKELSON b: 18 MAR 1914 in Smiley Township, Pennington County, Minnesota
    6. Has No Children Ragna Louise TORKELSON b: 7 MAY 1916 in near Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota c: 8 APR 1917 in St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Minnesota
    7. Has No Children Rose Lillian TORKELSON b: 5 SEP 1926 in Smiley Township, Pennington County, Minnesota
    8. Has No Children Ludwig Andrew TORKELSON (JOHNSON) b: 29 DEC 1919 in Smiley Township, Minnesota c: 25 APR 1920 in St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Minnesota
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