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Elizabeth Seim Dahley
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1821
Death: Jul. 27, 1901

Elisabet (Elisabeth, Lizzie) Olavsdatter Ovre Seim was born November 7, 1821 at Seim, Granvin, Ulvik, Hordaland, Norway to Olav Sjursen Folkedahl and Anna Johannesdatter Jorde.

She married Iver Nielsen Dahle (Dahley) in 1846 at Granvin, Ulvik, Hordaland, Norway.

The couple had 5 children who were all born at the Dahle farm, Ulvik, Hordaland, Norway:
Nils Iversen (b January 30, 1847);
Viking William Iversen (b January 24, 1851);
Brita Iversdatter (b August 23, 1854);
Anna Iversdatter (b August 23, 1857) and
Ole Iversen (b June 12, 1860).

The family of 7 left Norway in 1866 and emigrated to America, settling near Decorah in Pleasant Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa.

Found in the 1870 census at Pleasant, Winneshiek, Iowa: Iver Nelson 47, Isabel O Nelson 48, Nels J Nelson 23, William I Nelson 18, Betsy J Nelson 15, Ann J Nelson 12, Ole J Nelson 10, Ole A Chowhud 55, Julia A Chowhud 48.

A few years later, the family moved west and settled on farmland at Cedar, Mitchell, Iowa.

Found in the 1880 - 1900 censuses at Cedar, Mitchell, Iowa:
1880: Iver Iverson 56, Eliesabeth Iverson 58.

1885: J N Daley 62, Elizabeth Daley 64, Oley Daley 24, Anna Knudson 26, Amelia Knudson 6, Lizzie Knudson 5, Ida Knudson 2.

1900: Anne Knudson 42, Lizzie A Knudson 19, Elisabeth Dahley 78.

Elisabeth Dahle died on July 27, 1901 at Cedar, Mitchell, Iowa.

Osage Press News, Wednesday, July 4, 1901 Obituary:
Last Thursday, June 27th, another old resident of Cedar township passed to the great beyond, Mrs. Daily, mother of Ole Daily, died at the advanced age of 88 years. The funeral occurred at Meroa on Saturday. Mother Daily was a kind and considerate old lady who had lived in the community a great many years.

Research Credit: Deidre Badker

Family links: 
  Iver Nielsen Dahley (1824 - 1888)
  Bertha Dahley Frost (1854 - 1937)*
  Anna Knudson (1857 - 1939)*
  Anna Iversdatter Dahley Knutson (1857 - 1939)*
  Ole Iverson Dahley (1860 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
Rock Creek Cemetery
Mitchell County
Iowa, USA
Created by: DM Scott
Record added: Dec 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62875232
Elizabeth <i>Seim</i> Dahley
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In memory of Elisabet Olavsdatter Ovre Seim (Mrs Iver Nielsen Dahle).
 Added: Mar. 6, 2015

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