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Gustave Adolph Olaussen Egge
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Birth: Mar. 23, 1883, Norway
Death: Aug. 13, 1952
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA

Gustave Egge grew up in Tronheim, Norway one of the youngest of a family of nine. His parents were Olaus Andreassen Egge and Oline "Lina" Pedersdatter Wibe. Olaus had been born March 21, 1841 on the Egge farm, near Steinkjer, Stod precinct, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway, the s/o Andreas Pedersen Egge and Martha Olsdatter Lund. Lina was the d/o Peder Jacobsen Wibe and Ingeborg Olava Olsdatter Osteras. Gus was born in March of 1883. His oldest brother Peter would grow up to become a well known author of Norway. As a teenager Gustav found himself working on a Norwegian freighter. The captain turned out to be a stern, cruel ship master and when they reached New York in 1900, Gus disembarked. From there he worked his way thru Wisconsin to Washington and by the age of twenty two, courted and married Mary Alice Laprath in Elma Washington. Within ten years five children were born. The last two twin boys and the pride of the family. The family moved to Seattle and by the early twenties were living on Corliss Avenue. Gustav went to work for the Carnation Milk Co. as an engineer.

The love between Mary and Gus was a very strong bond. The warmth they had for each other permeated the family. Gustave had thinning black hair and worn gold wire rim glasses. He had a hearty smile and warm sense of humor. 
 
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 Parents:
  Olaus Andreassen Egge (1841 - 1930)
  Oline Pedersdatter Wibe Egge (1840 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Alice Laprath Egge (1889 - 1951)
 
 Children:
  Ruth Inger Egge Bennett (1907 - 1997)*
  Ella Nora Egge Ritchie (1908 - 1989)*
  Norma Edith Egge Christiansen (1910 - 1981)*
  Robert Kenneth Egge (1915 - 2001)*
  Richard Dexter Egge (1915 - 2012)*
 
 Sibling:
  Oluf Oskar Olassen Egge (1876 - 1968)*
  Gustave Adolph Olaussen Egge (1883 - 1952)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: b: Trondhiem, NORWAY Husband of Mary Alice Laprath
 
Burial:
Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home
Lake Forest Park
King County
Washington, USA
Plot: Rhododendron Section: Lot 116, space D2
 
Created by: Jon Egge
Record added: Nov 27, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16812838
Gustave Adolph Olaussen Egge
Added by: Jon Egge
 
Gustave Adolph Olaussen Egge
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Gustave Adolph Olaussen Egge
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-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 14, 2008
GUSTAV ADOLPH OLAUSSEN3 EGGE (OLAUS ANDREASSEN2, ANDREAS1) was born March 23, 1883 in Trondhiem, NORWAY, and died August 13, 1952 in Seattle, King Co., WA. He married MARIA ELISE 'NANA' LAPRATH June 30, 1906 in Elma, Chehalis Co., WA (now Grays Harbor ...(Read more)
- Jon Egge
 Added: Nov. 27, 2006
 
 
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