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Karen Bottolfsen Steen
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1833, Norway
Death: Jun. 28, 1902
Minnesota, USA

Karen Bottolfsen, born on February 14, 1833 in Norderhaugs Prestegjeld (Parish) in Ringerike, Norway. Karen immigrated from Norway in 1850 with her parents Bottolf and Marthe and 2 brothers, Martin and Nils. The parents, Nils and Karen all located in the Paint Creek area of Allamakee County Iowa. The brother Martin lived and worked for a few years in Galena Illinois before settling down at Paint Creek also. While in Galena he became acquainted with Ulyses S. Grant. Karen married Knud Steen in a double ceremony with her brother Nils and his bride Maren Larsen on November 7, 1856 at Old East Paint Creek Lutheran Church in Allamakee County Iowa. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Ulrick Vilhelm Koren.
Their first child was Berte Marie, born August 17, 1857. Baptized September 15, 1857. Berte Marie died Dec 7, 1862 in Allamakee County.
Karoline, born March 3, 1859. Baptized April 17, 1859.
Hanna Andria, born April 11, 1861. Baptized June 9, 1861.
Berent Magnus, born July 12, 1863. Baptized July.25, 1863.
Carl Andrias and Berte Marie (twins), born September 23, 1865. Baptized July 25, 1863. Berte Marie (the twin) died August 28, 1881. Buried this Cemetery as Bertha Marie.
Christine Mathilda, born March 18, 1870. Baptized April 10, 1870.
Otto Nikolai, born February 20, 1872. Baptized April 21, 1872.
Klara Gunhilda, born July 21, 1875. Baptized September 12, 1875.
The third child Hanna and her husband Ole Nelson are both buried in this cemetery as well as the second child,Karoline, and her husband Gustav Nelson.
Karen and Knud are buried in the Eden Church cemetery which is located right next to the Church. In Eden township, Eden Church is Evangelistic Lutheran and is located at
Street Address:
11th ST and 60th Ave, Township-Range
T105N - R46 Section
43.5358N Longitude
96.2424W USGS 7.5 map
Jasper NW. Cemetery type,
Church, Driving Directions
1 mile north of State Road 13 and 1/2 mile east of State Road 18. Note:
Originally part of Trinity (Norwegian)Lutheran Church?

Family links: 
  Bottolf Bottolfsen (1793 - 1877)
  Marthe Marie Andersdtr Bottolfsen (1797 - 1872)
  Knud K Steen (1827 - 1901)*
  Berte Marie Steen (1857 - 1862)*
  Caroline Steen Nelson (1859 - 1940)*
  Hanna Andria Steen Nelson (1861 - 1932)*
  Bernt Magnus Steen (1863 - 1940)*
  Bertha Marie Steen (1865 - 1881)*
  Carl Andreas Steen (1865 - 1904)*
  Christina Mathilda Steen Ellefson (1870 - 1950)*
  Otto Nikolai Steen (1872 - 1958)*
  Clara Gunhilda Steen Norvold (1875 - 1950)*
  Nils Bottolfson (1826 - 1912)*
  Martin Bottolfson (1830 - 1893)*
  Karen Bottolfsen Steen (1833 - 1902)
*Calculated relationship
Eden Church Cemetery
Pipestone County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: Connie Bottolfsen/Loftus
Record added: Sep 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29618602
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