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  • ID: I909
  • _UID: BFBB3F4926284227ADB648F71DB277C0619C
  • Name: Ingri(d) Olesdotter VIKEN (VIGEN)
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 22 FEB 1841 in Storviken, Møre og Romsdal (now), Norway
  • Death: 23 NOV 1926 in Thief River Falls, Minnesota
  • Burial: 27 NOV 1926 St. Paul, Ramsay County, Minnesota
  • Emigration: 21 MAY 1885 Wimisheik County, Iowa (Decorah)
  • Note:

    1920 Census: Smiley Township, Pennington County, Minnesota: Living with Ed and and his wife, Martha, Vigen.

    Obituary in Thief River Falls Times, 2 Dec 1926: ?Mrs. Ingri O. Vigen, nearly 86 years old passed away Wednesday evening, November 24, at the Swedenburg hospital after a lingering ililness of a year and eight months. Funeral services were held Saturday at the home of her son, Edward O. Vigen in Smiley township, and at the St. Pauli Lutheran church. She was laid to rest beside her husband and son in the St. Pauli cemetery, Hazel. Rev. Jacobson of St. Hilaire officated. Mrs. Vigen was born February 22, 1841, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Guri [the mother?s name] Vigen in Sundal, Trondjhem stift, Norway.

    With her husband, she came to this country in 1885 and settled in Wimisheik county, Iowa, residing there until 1890 when they moved to Rock county, Minnesota. In 1901 they came to Pennington county [still Red Lake County in 1901] where they resided until their death. Surviving Mrs. Vigen are four sons, Halvor and Edward of Pennington county; Iver of Luverne; and Gustave of Seattle, Washington; and a sister in Norway. She made her home with her sons here since the death of her husband Ole E. Vigen in 1916. Three children had preceded her in death.?
  • Change Date: 2 JUN 2006



    Father: Ole Olsen VIKEN b: 1810 in Tingvoll, Norway
    Mother: Guro (Guri) Pedersdatter NERDAL b: 1812 in More og Romsdal, Norway

    Marriage 1 Ole Einarsen ORMSETH VIKEN (VIGEN) b: 2 JAN 1831 in Tingvoll, Møre og Romsdal (now), Norway
    • Married: 1867 in Tingvoll, Norway
    Children
    1. Has Children Halvor Olsen WIKEN b: 27 JUL 1876 in Storviken, Møre og Romsdal (now), Norway
    2. Has No Children Ole Olsen VIGEN b: 1868 in Storviken, Møre og Romsdal (now), Norway
    3. Has No Children Iver (Jon) Olsen WIKEN b: 1870 in Storviken, Møre og Romsdal (now), Norway
    4. Has Children Edward Olsen VIGEN b: 12 MAR 1872 in Storviken, Møre og Romsdal (now), Norway
    5. Has No Children Ingebregt INGEBRIT OLSEN b: 24 MAY 1878 in Storviken, Møre og Romsdal (now), Norway
    6. Has No Children Gustave Olsen VIKEN b: 1880 in Storviken, Møre og Romsdal (now), Norway
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