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Emeline Ingeborg "Emma" Olson Fertig
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1861
Ljusnedal
Jämtlands län, Sweden
Death: Mar. 21, 1948
Kittson County
Minnesota, USA

Emeline Emma (Ingeborg) Olson was born Apr 19, 1861, in Ljusnedal, Sweden, to parents Stephen Olson (1829-1891), and Ingrid Bachman (1840-1920). She was baptized in 1861 in Ljusnedal, Sweden.
Emma came to the United States with her parents in 1869. Emma was the second oldest of twelve children. Her brothers and sisters were: Ole (Soren Olaf) Olson, born in Sweden (1859-1940), Mary/Maria S. Olson-Goar, born in Sweden (1864-1947), Ingrin Olson, born in Sweden (1867-1891), Martha Olson, born in Iowa (1870-1923), John Eric (Johan Erik) Olson, born in Iowa (1874-1958), Louis (Lars Johan) Olson, born in Iowa (1876-1956), Peter Olson, born in Iowa (1878-1879), Annie Christine Olson-McDearmon, born in Iowa (1880-1926), Ida H. Olson-Davidson, born in Minnesota (1881-1957), Eva Carolyn Olson-Felt, born in Minnesota (1884-1960), and Bebe Olson, born in Minnesota (1885-died in infancy).
On Dec 28, 1883, in Hallock, Minnesota, Emma married David William Fertig, born in Indiana (1853-1913), and they settled in the Red River Twp, Minnesota. This couple had ten children: Mamie C. Fertig-Horne (1885-1978), Jacob Stanton Fertig (1886-1957), Nancy Dorabelle Fertig-Belcher (1888-1939), Walter William Fertig (1891-1959), Ingri Fertig (died in infancy), Charles Alexander Fertig (1893-1964), John Laurence Fertig (1896-1942), Anna L. Fertig-Hansen (1898-), Mabel Irene Fertig-Smilanich (1901-1985), and Ellis Raymond Fertig (1906-1993).
According to her obit, she was lovingly known as Grandma Fertig, and was preceded in death by her husband and two children. She was survived by 22 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Olson (1829 - 1891)
  Ingrid Bachman Olson (1840 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  David William Fertig (1853 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  Mamie C. Fertig Horne (1885 - 1978)*
  Jacob Stanton Fertig (1886 - 1957)*
  Nancy Dorabelle Fertig Belcher (1888 - 1939)*
  Ingri Fertig (1890 - 1890)*
  Walter William Fertig (1891 - 1959)*
  Charles A Fertig (1893 - 1964)*
  John Laurence Fertig (1896 - 1942)*
  Annie L Fertig Hansen (1898 - 1976)*
  Ellis Raymond Fertig (1906 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ole Olson (1859 - 1940)*
  Emeline Ingeborg Olson Fertig (1861 - 1948)
  Mary S. Olson Goar (1864 - 1947)*
  Ingrin Olson (1867 - 1891)*
  Martha Olson (1870 - 1923)*
  John Eric Olson (1874 - 1958)*
  Louis J. Olson (1876 - 1956)*
  Anna Christine Olson McDearmon (1880 - 1926)*
  Ida H. Olson Davidson (1882 - 1957)*
  Eva Carolyn Olson Felt (1884 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Red River Cemetery
Kennedy
Kittson County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Shirley Bradley
Record added: Jul 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39356800
Emeline Ingeborg Emma <i>Olson</i> Fertig
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Rest In Peace
- Robert Brink
 Added: May. 21, 2011
In loving memory to my grandaunt. Always remembered.
- Olson Family Member
 Added: Oct. 3, 2009
 
 
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