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Edwin J Barsness
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1902
Alexandria
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 1993
Cass County
Minnesota, USA

Edwin Barsness was the son of Jens Jenssen Barsness and Maria L Thue.
Edwin Barsness married Nora E Skoog on August 18, 1926 in Park Rapids, Minnesota. They had two children: Marvin L and Ervin Edward Barsness.

Gene Ray Rogers notes and Maria Thue's family bible have him being born on the 13th of January, 1902.
obit says 1-17-1902 bdate
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Obit was found in "The Pioneer" Oct 26, 1993, page 3. and reads as follows:
"Edwin Barsness, 91, of Cass Lake died Saturday, Oct. 23, 1993.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cass Lake, where visitation begins at 9:30 a.m. that day. The Rev. Richard Denny of Roseville will officiate.
Mr. Barsness was born Jan. 17, 1902, at Alexandria to Jens and Maria Barsness. He moved with his family as a child to Cass Lake, where his parents farmed. He married Nora Skoog Aug. 18, 1926, and they lived in Cass Lake where he worked for Burlington Northern Railroad. In his retirement he worked for many years in his own well-drilling business.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Marvin (Toddy) Barsness of Cass Lake; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Ervin, and 14 brothers and sisters."
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1910 United States Federal Census
about Edwin Barsness
Name: Edwin Barsness
Age in 1910: 8
Estimated birth year: abt 1902
Birthplace: Minnesota
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's name: Jens J
Father's Birth Place: Norway
Mother's name: Maria
Mother's Birth Place: Wisconsin
Home in 1910: Urness, Douglas, Minnesota
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Jens J Barsness 51
Maria Barsness 42
Martin Barsness 23
John Barsness 17
Melvin Barsness 15
Martha Barsness 13
Andrias Barsness 11
Edwin Barsness 8
Harris Barsness 5
Isabela Barsness 4
Lorence Barsness 5/12
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1920 United States Federal Census
about Edwin Barsness
Name: Edwin Barsness
[Edwin Burness]
Home in 1920: Hart Lake, Hubbard, Minnesota
Age: 17 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1903
Birthplace: Minnesota
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's name: Janes J
Father's Birth Place: Norway
Mother's name: Maria L
Mother's Birth Place: Wisconsin
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Sex: Male
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Image: 778
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Janes J Barsness 61
Maria L Barsness 52
John J Barsness 27
Melvin Barsness 25
Andrew Barsness 20
Edwin Barsness 17
Harris Barsness 15
Isabella Barsness 13
Lawrence Barsness 10
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1930 United States Federal Census
about Edwin Barsness
Name: Edwin Barsness
Home in 1930: Hart Lake, Hubbard, Minnesota
Age: 28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1902
Birthplace: Minnesota
Relation to Head-of-house: Head
Spouse's name: Nora
Race: White
Household Members: Name Age
Edwin Barsness 28
Nora Barsness 22
Oscar Skoog 23
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Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002
about Edwin Barsness
Name: Edwin Barsness
Birth Date: 17 Jan 1902
Death Date: 23 Oct 1993
Death County: Cass
State file number: 026736
Certificate Number: 026736
Certificate Year: 1993
Record Number: 2480057
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jens Jenssen Barsness (1858 - 1935)
  Maria Larsdatter Thue Barsness (1865 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Nora Elizabeth Skoog Barsness (1908 - 1994)*
 
 Children:
  Ervin Edward Barsness (1932 - 1953)*
  Marvin Lewis Barsness (1940 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nels J Barsness (1888 - 1930)*
  John J Barsness (1892 - 1975)*
  Melvin Barsness (1894 - 1972)*
  Martha J Barsness Johnson (1896 - 1971)*
  Andrias (Andrew) Barsness (1899 - 1980)*
  Edwin J Barsness (1902 - 1993)
  Harris (Harry) Barsness (1904 - 1971)*
  Isabella Barsness Greenside (1906 - 1990)*
  Lawrence J Barsness (1909 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Lea Cemetery
Hubbard County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: david long
Record added: May 12, 2007
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Edwin J Barsness
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Edwin J Barsness
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