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Thorsten "Thomas" Nelson Stoen
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Birth: Nov. 14, 1873
Gran
Oppland fylke, Norway
Death: Feb. 8, 1949
Detroit Lakes
Becker County
Minnesota, USA

Thorsten "Thomas" Stoen was born on November 14, 1873 at Bjellaciet farm, near Gran, Norway to Mari Larsdtr and Niels Olsen Stoen. When he was about 8 months old Thorsten left for America with his parents and siblings, first living in Jackson Co., Wisconsin and then moving in 1881 to Tansem Township, Clay County, MN. He was the fifth child of this large family of 7 surviving siblings.
On July 5, 1900 he married Hannah Arneson (daughter of Peder Arneson and Inga Oliana Ishaug Arneson) at the North Immanuel East Lutheran Church in Norwegian Grove, MN. The couple first lived in Tansem Township, where Olga Mathilde, Helen Theoline, and Norman Stoen were born. Then they moved to Detroit Lakes in Becker County, MN where Palmer Edwin, Martin, Elmer Garnet, Mabel Thelma, James Melvin, and Julian Morris Stoen were born.
Thomas died of cancer at age 75 on February 8, 1949 at his home in Detroit Lakes, MN. He was survived by his wife, four sons, Norman of St. Paul, and Elmer, James, and Julian of Detroit Lakes; two daughters, Helen (Mrs. George A. Ellis)and Mabel(Mrs. Harold Naas)of Detroit Lakes; three brothers, Ole N. Stoen, Lars Stoen, and Otto Stoen, one sister Mrs. Ole Anderson (Annie), Spokane, WA; and nine grand children. Two sons (Martin and Palmer) and one daughter Olga Mathilde (Mrs. Harrison) Brown preceded him in death. Funeral services were held at First Lutheran Church and burial was at the Oak Grove Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Nels Olsen Stoen (1838 - 1918)
  Mari Larsdatter Hvinden Stoen (1835 - 1909)
 
 Spouse:
  Hannah Indiana Arneson Stoen (1877 - 1967)*
 
 Children:
  Olga Mathilde Stoen Brown (1901 - 1948)*
  Helen Theoline Stoen Ellis (1903 - 1994)*
  Norman A. Stoen (1904 - 1964)*
  Palmer Edwin Stoen (1907 - 1944)*
  Martin Stoen (1909 - 1909)*
  Elmer Garnet Stoen (1910 - 1990)*
  Mabel Thelma Stoen Naas (1913 - 1997)*
  James Melvin Stoen (1916 - 1962)*
  Julian Morris Stoen (1918 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Annie Marie Stoen Anderson (1867 - 1956)*
  Lars Nels Stoen (1868 - 1957)*
  Ole N Stoen (1870 - 1953)*
  Karine Stoen Estenson (1871 - 1945)*
  Thorsten "Thomas" Nelson Stoen (1873 - 1949)
  Mathilde Nelson Stoen Lein (1875 - 1920)*
  Otto Nelson Stoen (1881 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Detroit Lakes
Becker County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Lindalee
Record added: Oct 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99677830
Thorsten Thomas Nelson Stoen
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Thorsten Thomas Nelson Stoen
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Thorsten Thomas Nelson Stoen
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