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Ole Hansen Eggebraaten
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Birth: Jan. 28, 1844
Gran kommune
Oppland fylke, Norway
Death: Mar. 28, 1929
Nunda
Lake County
South Dakota, USA

Ole married Kjerstin Corson 1863.

Ole Eggebraaten was six years old when he came to the United States from Norway. The trip took three months. He married Kjersti Corson. They lived in Iowa. Ole moved with his wife and children to South Dakota when John, his second son, was about twelve years old. They built a sod house on a hillside near Rutland, South Dakota. When John was fourteen years old he and Ole drove a team of oxen to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 50 miles away, to get lumber to build a house. There were no roads and the trip took three days. This house was located about a mile from where John and Anna later bought land and built a house and farm.

Rutland, South Dakota, March 28, 1929. Ole H Eggebraaten, 85, Lake County pioneer for whom the claim is made that he was the state's champion grandfather, died today. He had a total of 125 decendents, all but 10 of whom are still living in the state.
Mr Eggebraaten was born in Norway and came to this country at the age of 6, residing with his parents first near Decorah, IA, and comming to this county in 1878. He resided on a farm seven miles from Rutland. All but 1 of his 12 children are still living. He had 70 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren and 2 great great grand children, who with his own offsprings constituted a total of 125 decendents.

Children of Ole Eggebraaten and Kjersti Corson are
1. Hanna Eggebraaten born December 03, 1864--died February 18, 1934.

2. John Eggebraaten born February 07, 1866--died December 12, 1942.

3. Caoline(Lena) Eggebraaten born August 25, 1867--died June 27, 1913.

4. Oscar Eggebraaten born May 14, 1869--died January 17, 1945.

5. Josie Eggebraatenborn May 19, 1871--died April 10, 1929.

6. Albert Eggebraaten born December 11, 1872--

7. August Eggebraaten born December 15, 1874--died July 16, 1946.

8. Minnie Eggebraaten born January 21, 1877--died March 16, 1960.

9. Paul Eggebraaten born February 06, 1879--died June 25, 1959.

10. Ida Eggebraaten born November 13, 1880--

11. Emma Eggebraaten born October 10, 1882--

12. Julia Eggebraaten born July 14, 1885--

This information & their picture was given to me by Dorothy Pulliam. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hans O Eggebraaten (1819 - 1887)
  Anne Eggebraaten (1821 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Kjerstin Eriksdatter Corson Eggebraaten (1844 - 1916)
 
 Children:
  Hannah Eggebraten Lommen (1864 - 1934)*
  John Eggebraaten (1866 - 1942)*
  August Emil Eggebraaten (1874 - 1945)*
  Paul Olaf Eggebraaten (1879 - 1959)*
  Ida A. Eggebraaten Hovde (1880 - 1967)*
  Emma M. Eggebraaten Olson (1882 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ole Hansen Eggebraaten (1844 - 1929)
  Andrew H Eggebraaten (1845 - 1935)*
  Anne O Eggebraaten Ness (1847 - 1900)*
  Johanna Eggebraaten Westby (1849 - 1930)*
  Peter Eggebraaten (1851 - 1879)*
  Henry Eggebroten (1853 - 1942)*
  Thrine Eggebraaten Ask (1854 - 1923)*
  Marie Eggebraaten Lovelien (1856 - 1943)*
  Claus Eggebraaten (1860 - 1940)*
  Louisa Amelia Eggebratten Stephenson (1862 - 1949)*
  Helmer O Eggebraaten (1868 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Prairie Queen Cemetery
Nunda
Lake County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: S Meyer
Record added: Jun 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71579662
Ole Hansen Eggebraaten
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Ole Hansen Eggebraaten
Added by: S Meyer
 
Ole Hansen Eggebraaten
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- dorothy ann (rocksvold) pulliam
 Added: Aug. 19, 2012
 
 
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