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Borghil "Betsy" Alfson
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1848, Norway
Death: Sep. 10, 1927
Crow Wing County
Minnesota, USA

The 1895 census has the family in New Prairie Township. Children include Clara (21), Elvin (21), Alida (18), Elizabeth (17), Nels N. (16), John G. (13), Mable (9), Francisca (4), and Arden (2).

Obituary from The Starbuck Times Sept. 23, 1927 pg 1 reads in part as follows;

Mrs. Betsy Alfson, for 20 years a resident of Cyrus, but who for the last 8 years has been making her home in Brainerd, MN, was killed instantly last Sat. eve. when whe was struck by a car as she was crossing a street in Brainerd. The accident occurred about 8 o'clock.....

The deceased was born in Norway Aug. 19, 1848. She was married to Nels Alfson about 54 years ago, & the family moved to Cyrus some years later. For 20 years they made their home there, but in 1916, Mr. Alfson died, & shortly after Mrs. Alfson moved to Brainerd to make her home.

The deceased is survived by 3 sons, Alvin, Nels & John & by 4 daughters, Mrs. Clara Elvester, Mrs. Elida Arneson, Mrs. Frances McClaren & Miss Lizzie Alfson. All the children make their home in Brainerd.....

Family links: 
  Nels Alfson (1845 - 1915)
  Clara Alfson Elvester (1873 - 1950)*
  Aleda Alfson Arneson (1876 - 1952)*
  Nels N Alfson (1879 - 1930)*
  Mable Alfson (1886 - 1916)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Petri Cemetery
Pope County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: Bev Boyer
Record added: Nov 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61515887
Borghil Betsy Alfson
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