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Clara Josephine Christianson Olson
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1887, Norway
Death: Feb. 5, 1961
Minot
Ward County
North Dakota, USA

Clara Christianson was born September 16, 1887 in Oslo, Norway to Math and Charlotte Christianson. When she was four years old she came to America with her parents. They settled first in Kindred, North Dakota. At the age of 15 years, she moved with the family to Deering.

She married Ole "Chris" Olson in January 1905 at Towner. They homesteaded in Prescott Township near Glenburn and raised seven children; Olga, Mabel, Henry, Ray, Milton, Clarice and Carmen. Three children died as infants; Gladys and twins, Clarence and Cora. Clara continued to live on the farm following her husband's death in May, 1946. She moved to Minot in 1955. Her son, Carmen Olson continued to farm the land.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Mathias Christianson (1857 - 1937)
  Charlotte Johannesdatter Christianson (1863 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Ole Christian Olson (1870 - 1946)*
 
 Children:
  Olga O Olson Koen (1905 - 1984)*
  Mabel O Olson Peterson (1906 - 1980)*
  Henry N. Olson (1909 - 2008)*
  Cora Olson (1910 - 1910)*
  Clarence Olson (1910 - 1910)*
  Raymond Alfred Olson (1912 - 1980)*
  Gladys V. Olson (1914 - 1915)*
  Milton O. Olson (1916 - 1996)*
  Clarice Adeline Olson Schimmelpfennig (1919 - 2010)*
  Oliver Carmen Olson (1925 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Julia Christianson Anderson (1885 - 1973)*
  Clara Josephine Christianson Olson (1887 - 1961)
  Morris Christianson (1890 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Our Saviors Cemetery
Bottineau County
North Dakota, USA
Plot:
 
Maintained by: Brian Backes
Originally Created by: Herb Schwede
Record added: Dec 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12615462
Clara Josephine <i>Christianson</i> Olson
Added by: Brian Backes
 
Clara Josephine <i>Christianson</i> Olson
Added by: Brian Backes
 
Clara Josephine <i>Christianson</i> Olson
Added by: Brian Backes
 
 
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