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Mary Elizabeth Petersen Salmonsen
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Birth: Oct. 1, 1880
Exira
Audubon County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 18, 1953
Sheridan
Madison County
Montana, USA

Mrs. Mary Petersen Salmonsen, 73, a resident of Alder since 1910, died at 9 a. m. Monday, May 18 at Sheridan Emergency hospital. She had been ill for a year.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p. m. Thursday in the Sheridan Methodist church with Rev. Omer Idso, of Three Forks, officiating. Paul Love was the vocalist.
Mrs. Salmonsen was the widow of Nels Salmonsen, whom she married in 1902. A year later they moved to Dillon and came to Alder in 1910, where they engaged in ranching until 1928. They had nine children. In 1928, Mrs. Salmonsen was employed at the Bert Paige ranch, where she remained until her illness. Her hobby was gardening and growing flowers.

Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Bertha Larson of Sheridan; Mrs. Martha Magnus, of Alder; Mrs. Anna Hunter, of Deer Lodge; Mrs. Mabel Cuilla, of Reno, Nev.; and Mrs. Alice Hinch, of Butte. Also surviving are four sons, Carl and Art Salmonsen of Sheridan; Elmer, of Billings, and Nels, of Butte; three sisters, and three brothers in Iowa, 26 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. Interment was in Taylor cemetery in charge of the Marsh funeral home. -The Madisonian, May 22, 1953

 
 
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 Parents:
  Anton Broder Petersen (1861 - 1936)
  Anna Dorthea Smith Petersen (1858 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Nels Peter Salmonsen (1875 - 1945)*
 
 Children:
  Elmer Magnus Salmonsen (1903 - 1991)*
  Bertha Catherine Salmonsen Larsen (1904 - 1992)*
  Arthur Clifford Salmonsen (1905 - 1977)*
  Martha Olena Salmonsen Magnus (1906 - 1997)*
  Anna Salmonsen Hunter (1909 - 1998)*
  Nels Peter Salmonsen (1912 - 2000)*
  Mabel May Salmonsen Browne (1919 - 1972)*
  Alice Salmonsen Hinch (1921 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  Christina Marie Petersen Nelson (1880 - 1951)*
  Mary Elizabeth Petersen Salmonsen (1880 - 1953)
  Peter Nikalie Petersen (1885 - 1949)*
  Hans Jurgen Petersen (1887 - 1954)*
  Andrew Peter Petersen (1888 - 1959)*
  Anna Dorthea Petersen Josephsen (1889 - 1944)*
  Martha Dorothy Petersen Josephsen (1893 - 1960)*
  Lena K. Petersen Jensen (1895 - 1959)*
  Arthur Smith Petersen (1897 - 1985)*
  Clara Venor Petersen (1899 - 1918)*
  Anton C Petersen (1903 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Mother
 
Burial:
Taylor Cemetery
Madison County
Montana, USA
 
Maintained by: Smith
Originally Created by: Jane Barkell
Record added: Feb 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47480676
Mary Elizabeth <i>Petersen</i> Salmonsen
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Mary Elizabeth <i>Petersen</i> Salmonsen
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Mary Elizabeth <i>Petersen</i> Salmonsen
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- Smith
 Added: Aug. 7, 2014
I am told your burial site is one of the most beautiful places in the world. So glad to have found your final resting spot.
- Deb
 Added: Oct. 14, 2010
 
 
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