Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Barsnesses in:
 • Green Lea Cemetery
 • Hubbard County
 • Minnesota
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
John J Barsness
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Jul. 13, 1892
Alexandria
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1975
Hubbard County
Minnesota, USA

John J Barsness was the son of Jens Jenssen Barsness and Maria L Thue.
John married Ethel Hedwig Anna Juenke on September 24, 1921 in Cass Lake, Minnesota.

Obit in "The Pioneer" Jan 10, 1975 on page #2. reads as follows:
"John Barsness, 82, of rural Cass Lake died yesterday of a heart attack. The Thomas Funeral Home is handling the arrangements and the funeral is tenatively set for Monday at the Trinity Lutheran Church. Interment will be in Greenlea Cemetery, south of Cass Lake.
Mr. Barsness was born in southern Minnesota, Wanamingo, on July 13, 1892. He came to Cass Lake in 1911 to farm and do woods work. On Sept. 24, 1921, he married Ethel Juenke in Cass Lake and they made their home in Cass Lake.
He is survived by his wife of Cass Lake; a son, Raymond of Twin Falls, Idaho; two daughters, Beverly Bergeron of Warrenton, Ore., and Mrs. Ray (Louis) Madigan of Chisholm; 11 grandchildren; two brothers, Andrew and Edwin of Cass Lake; a sister, Mrs. Bella Greenside of Walker.
----
1900 United States Federal Census
about John Barsness
Name: John Barsness
Home in 1900: Urness, Douglas, Minnesota
Age: 7
Birth Date: Jul 1892
Birthplace: Minnesota
Race: White
Ethnicity: American
Gender: Male
Relationship to head-of-house: Son
Father's Name: Jens J
Father's Birthplace: Norway
Mother's Name: Mary
Mother's Birthplace: Wisconsin
Marital Status: Single
Residence : Urness Township, Douglas, Minnesota
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Jens J Barsness 41
Mary Barsness 32
Lewis J Barsness 15
Martin Barsness 13
Nels Barsness 11
John Barsness 7
Melvin Barsness 5
Martha Barsness 3
Andrew Barsness 1
Martha Barsness 79
---------
Minnesota Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905
about John J Barsness
Name: John J Barsness
Census Date: 26 Jun 1905
County: Douglas
Locality: Urness
Birth Location: Minnesota
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1893
Race: White
Father's Birth Location: Norway
Mother's Birth Location: Wiss
Line: 11
Roll: MNSC_116
----------
1910 United States Federal Census
about John Barsness
Name: John Barsness
Age in 1910: 17
Estimated birth year: abt 1893
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
----------
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about John Barsness
Name: John Barsness
County: Hubbard
State: Minnesota
Birthplace: Minnesota;United States of America
Birth Date: 13 Jul 1892
Race: Caucasian (White)
Roll: 1675470
DraftBoard: 0
--------
1920 United States Federal Census
about John J Barsness
Name: John J Barsness
[John J Burness]
Home in 1920: Hart Lake, Hubbard, Minnesota
Age: 27 years
Estimated birth year: abt 1893
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
-----------
1930 United States Federal Census
about John Barsness
Name: John Barsness
Home in 1930: Hart Lake, Hubbard, Minnesota
Age: 37
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1893
Birthplace: Minnesota
Relation to Head-of-house: Head
Spouse's name: Ethel
Race: White
Household Members: Name Age
John Barsness 37
Ethel Barsness 26
Raymond Barsness 5
Christian Jeunke 67
---------
1940 United States Federal Census
about John Barsness
Name:John Barsness
Age:47
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1893
Gender:Male
Race:White
Birthplace:Minnesota
Marital Status:Married
Relation to Head of House:Head
Home in 1940:Hart Lake, Hubbard, Minnesota
Street:Township Road 38
Farm:Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935:Hart Lake, Hubbard, Minnesota
Residence in 1935:Same House
Sheet Number:3A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation:49
Occupation:Proprietor
House Owned or Rented:Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented:185
Attended School or College:No
Highest Grade Completed:Elementary school, 8th grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census:50
Class of Worker:Working on own account
Weeks Worked in 1939:52
Income:500
Household Members:
Name Age
John Barsness 47
Ethel Barsness 36
Raymond Barsness 15
Lois Barsness 10
Beverley Barsness 2/12
------ 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jens Jenssen Barsness (1858 - 1935)
  Maria Larsdatter Thue Barsness (1865 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Ethel Hedwig Anna Juenke Barsness (1903 - 1993)*
 
 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
Find A Grave Memorial# 19352688
John J Barsness
Added by: david long
 
John J Barsness
Added by: david long
 
John J Barsness
Cemetery Photo
Added by: david long
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Sarah Quinn
 Added: May. 13, 2007
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service