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Martin Julius Barsness
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1889
Pope County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1970
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

Martin J Barsness was the son of Nels N Barsness and Bertha O Thorson.
Martin married Hilda Braaten.

Obit was located in Glenwood Pope Co., Trib. Apr. 9, 1970, p.7.
Rites for Martin Barsness held last Friday. Funeral services for Martin J. Barsness, a lifetime resident of the Glenwood area, were held Friday, April 3, at the Barsness Lutheran church, with Rev. Carl Listug officiating. Interment took place in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers were Dale, Greg, Grant and Lanny Barsness, Dr. R.V. Gandrud and William Mesica. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Harry Simmonds, Clarence Barsness, Gilman Braaten, Herman Dalager, George Hanson, Roy Moe and Ernest Nitardy.
Mr. Barsness died at Eitel hospital, Minneapolis, Sunday, March 29, following a two-month illness.
He was born June 21, 1889, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nels Barsness. He grew up in Barsness Township and later went to Medicine Hat, Canada. He was united in marriage to Hilda Braaten June 21, 1916.
He homesteaded in Richmond, Sask., Canada, before returning to Minnesota in 1918. He farmed in this area until his retirement several years ago. He resided at the Glenwood Retirement home until his death following complications from surgery. Mr. Barsness was a member of Barsness Lutheran church, where he served in various offices. He was also very active in community affairs.
He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. R.V. (Grace) Gandrud, Albert Lea, and Mrs. William (Nelly Jane) Masica, Heron Lake; three sons, Norris and Raymond of Glenwood, and Marvel of Minnetonka; a brother, Ole, Glenwood; and 11 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Hilda; a daughter, Mavis; five sisters and two brothers.
Friends and relatives attended the funeral from out of town came from Hillsboro, N.D.; Minneapolis, Sedan, Brooten, St. Cloud, Duluth, White Bear Lake, Benson, Sunburg, Villard, Terrance, Alexandria, Starbuck, Minnetonka, Albert Lea and Heron Lake."
1900 United States Federal Census
about Martin Barsness
Name: Martin Barsness
Home in 1900: Barsness, Pope, Minnesota
Age: 10
Birth Date: Jun 1889
Birthplace: Minnesota
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: Nels N Barsness
Father's Birthplace: Norway
Mother's Birthplace: Norway
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: View on Image
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Household Members: Name Age
Nels N Barsness 64
Jessie A Barsness 24
Nels Barsness 19
Ole Barsness 16
Hilda B Barsness 14
Martin Barsness 10
Minnesota Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905
about Martin J Barsness
Name: Martin J Barsness
Census Date: 7 Jun 1905
County: Pope
Locality: Barsness
Birth Location: Minnesota
Gender: Male
Estimated birth year: abt 1890
Race: White
Father's Birth Location: Norway
Mother's Birth Location: Norway
Roll: MNSC_142
1930 United States Federal Census
about Martin J Barsness
Name: Martin J Barsness
Home in 1930: Barsness, Pope, Minnesota
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Age: 40
Estimated birth year: abt 1890
Birthplace: Minnesota
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Hilda Barsness
Race: White
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Household Members: Name Age
Martin J Barsness 40
Hilda Barsness 36
Grace Barsness 12
Nonie Barsness 11
Marvel Barsness 9
Raymond Barsness 2
Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002
about Martin J. Barsness
Name: Martin J. Barsness
Birth Date: 21 Jun 1889
Death Date: 29 Mar 1970
Death County: Hennepin
Mother's Maiden Name: Thorson
State File Number: 007760
Certificate Number: 007760
Certificate Year: 1970
Record Number: 1772631

Family links: 
  Nels N Barsness (1836 - 1907)
  Bertha O Thoreson Barsness (1844 - 1892)
  Hilda Braaten Barsness (1893 - 1963)
  Norris Klemet Barsness (1918 - 1997)*
  Mavis Delana Barsness (1933 - 1933)*
  Alfred M Barsness (1869 - 1942)*
  Nellie N Barsness (1873 - 1966)*
  Jessie Andrina Barsness Gerde (1876 - 1959)*
  Jennie Barsness Fayle (1879 - 1963)*
  Nels N Barsness (1881 - 1950)*
  Ole N Barsness (1883 - 1976)*
  Thilda Boletta Barsness Simmonds (1888 - 1938)*
  Martin Julius Barsness (1889 - 1970)
*Calculated relationship
Barsness Lutheran Cemetery
Pope County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: May 14, 2007
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Martin Julius Barsness
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