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|Merrill Austin||RE: Anders Engebretsønn|
Lisbeth Engebretsdatter was a sister of my great great grandfather, Østen Engebretsen Røen. Østen emigrated from Ringebu, Norway, with his wife and children in 1857. A brother, Engebret Engebretsen Røen, also emigrated in 1857 with his wife and children. Lisbeth emigrated from Ringebu with her husband and children in 1885. All settled in Fillmore County, Minnesota. I don't remember who gave me Lisbeth's photo! I haven't seen a photo of Anders, but he died in 1888, about 22 years before Lisbeth died. How are you related to this family?
|Linda Claxton||RE: Jacob Franck's stone|
It was my pleasure!
|Candice xo||RE: stonepicture of Amund Flaten|
I live in California so I'm no where near Minnesota state. Wish I could help. Candice xo
Gunner Berg, one of the early
pioneers of Eau Pleine, died Mon-
day afternoon at 5:30 o'clock at his
home. He had been in poor health
for several months and confined to
bed since March.
Mr. Berg was born on October 1,
1855, in Rommedalen, Norway. He
was a son of Christian and Bertha
Svinberg. His marriage to Hannah
Hoffner took place in Oslo, Nor-
way, on May 17, 1880. The family
came to this country in July, 1881,
and located at Chicago, where Mr.
Berg was employed for a year. They
moved to Rudolph and three years
later purchased land two and a
half miles north of Junction City,
the present farm home. At first
the family lived in a box car until
they were able to build a home.
After establishing their home and
erecting buildings on the land a
forest fire destroyed all of the
buildings with the exception of the
home which they saved.
Mr. and Mrs. Berg returned to
Norway for a visit in 1914 and were
there only six weeks when they
were compelled to return on ac-
count of the World war. Four of
Mr. and Mrs. Berg's sons served in
the World war.
Mr. Berg was a director of the
Runkel school for several years
prior to his illness. He was one of
the organizers of the Norwegian
Lutheran church at Eau Pleine and
before coming to this country serv-
ed as sergeant in the Norwegian
Surviving are his wife and the
following sons and daughters: Bar-
ney Berg, Mrs. William Arians and
Mrs. Fred Fredrickson of Eau
Pleine, Olaf Berg and Mrs. Gunner
Berg of Waukegan, Otto Berg of
Chippewa Falls and Harold Berg
at home. A granddaughter, Mrs.
Lawrence Rassmussen of Wauke-
gan, who made her home with Mr.
and Mrs. Berg before her marriage
also survives as do a nephew,
Olaf Finstad of Bixby, South Da-
kota and a niece, Mrs. Gus Olson
of Drummond. who also lived at the
Berg home. Surviving also are 21
grandchildren, seven great grand-
children, and a brother and a sis-
ter residing in Norway. Two sons
preceded him in death, one being
burned in a motorcycle accident
several years ago.
Funeral services will be held
Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock
at the family home and 2 o'clock at
the Norwegian Lutheran church at
Eau Pleine. Rev. Mr. Egge of
Auburndale will officiate and burial
will follow in the Runkel cemetery.
-Stevens Point Daily Journal; Thursday, July 30, 1935
Added by Keith on Sep 08, 2009 4:13 PM
Have been placing names on the headstones. Then will send to you.
Have a good one.
Added by Pat on Aug 28, 2009 8:46 PM