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  • ID: I914
  • _UID: B711C41F65824E519131C6A81545AE9C05D7
  • Name: Sigri BRAATEN
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 14 SEP 1873
  • Death: 6 NOV 1901 in Smiley Township, Minnesota
  • Burial: NOV 1901 Thief River Falls, Minnesota
  • Note: St. Pauli Cemetery
  • Note:

    1900 Census: Rocksbury Township, Red Lake (now Pennington) County, Minnesota: Sigrid Anfinson as head of household (26, born Sept 1873); living with sons Elmer (born Aug 1895), and Gilbert (born Nov 1898). She immigrated in 1886; sons were born in Minnesota.

    Obituary in the Spectator on 13 Nov 1901: ?Sigre Anfinson, widow of Gilbert Anfinson, died on Wednesday last of consumption at the home of her mother, Mrs. [Kari] Braaaten, about 7 miles northeast of this village [St. Hilaire]. Her husband died of the same disease about three years ago. One child about 4 years old survives. The deceased woman was about 28 years of age. The funeral occured on Friday.?

    She shares a tombstone with her husband, Gilbert, and son Gilbert Melvin. Her inscription on the south side is in Norwegian: ?Skjon som hun vor det var et hort. For hun til Himlen muate bort.?
  • Change Date: 21 FEB 2007



    Father: Ole H. BRAATEN b: 20 OCT 1847 in Norway
    Mother: Kari b: 18 MAY 1847 in Valdres, Norway

    Marriage 1 Gilbert ANFINSEN b: 9 FEB 1860 in Sheldon Township, Houston County, Minnesota
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has No Children Gilbert Melvin ANFINSEN b: 18 NOV 1897 in Smiley Township, Pennington County, Minnesota
    2. Has No Children Gilbert ANFINSON b: NOV 1898 in Smiley Township, Pennington County, Minnesota
    3. Has No Children Elmer ANFINSON b: 25 AUG 1895 in Minnesota
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