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Nancy Dorabelle "Dora" Fertig Belcher
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Birth: Apr., 1888
Kittson County
Minnesota, USA
Death: May 2, 1939
Pennington County
Minnesota, USA

Nancy Dorabelle Fertig was born Apr 1888, in Kittson County, Minnesota, to parents David William Fertig, born in Indiana (1853-1913), and Emeline Emma Olson, born in Sweden (1861-1948). Dora was the third child in a family of 10 children. Her brothers and sisters were: Mamie C. Fertig-Horne (1885-1978), Jacob Stanton Fertig (1886-1957), Walter William Fertig (1891-1959), Ingri Fertig (Died in infancy), Charles Alexander Fertig (1893-1964), John Laurence Fertig (1896-1942), Anna L. Fertig-Hansen (1898-), Mabel Irene Fertig-Smilanich (1901-1985), and Ellis Raymond Fertig (1906-1993), all born in Minnesota.
Dora was raised in a life of farming in Kittson County where she was also a teacher in the public schools.
About 1914, Dora married Royden William Belcher, born July 1, 1890, in Mexico (later the state New Mexico). He was a son of Charles W. Belcher, born in Pennsylvania (1855-), and Mary Jane MNU Belcher, born in Minnesota (1857-).
During their marriage Royden (Roy) and Dora lived in St. Louis, Pennington, and other counties in Minnesota, where Roy worked as foreman on bridge construction. They raised three known children: David William Belcher (1916-1990), Leona Faye Belcher (ca 1921-), and Royden A. Belcher (1925-), all born in Minnesota.
Dora died on May 2, 1939, in Pennington County, Minnesota. 
Family links: 
  David William Fertig (1853 - 1913)
  Emeline Ingeborg Olson Fertig (1861 - 1948)
  Royden William Belcher (1890 - 1962)
  Mamie C. Fertig Horne (1885 - 1978)*
  Jacob Stanton Fertig (1886 - 1957)*
  Nancy Dorabelle Fertig Belcher (1888 - 1939)
  Ingri Fertig (1890 - 1890)*
  William Walter Fertig (1891 - 1959)*
  Charles A Fertig (1893 - 1964)*
  John Laurence Fertig (1896 - 1942)*
  Annie L Fertig Hansen (1898 - 1976)*
  Ellis Raymond Fertig (1906 - 1993)*
*Calculated relationship
Red River Cemetery
Kittson County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: Shirley Bradley
Record added: Aug 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40136438
Nancy Dorabelle Dora <i>Fertig</i> Belcher
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Nancy Dorabelle Dora <i>Fertig</i> Belcher
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To Dora - my 1st cousin once removed - of the Olson family line - always remembered.
- Olson Family Member
 Added: Oct. 3, 2009

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