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Emma Mortenson Oftedahl
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1866, Norway
Death: Apr. 5, 1900
Vernon County
Wisconsin, USA

Emma was born February 19, 1866 to Morten and Anna (Anderson) Olson in Sogndal, Norway. She met and married Ommund Eiel (OE) Oftedahl (son of Eiel Tobias and Ingeborg Oftedahl) on November 19, 1888 in Vernon County, Wisconsin, U.S.A. She gave birth to five children while living at Grandview Farm at the corner of Highway Y and Irish Ridge Road: Ernest Tilford, Albin Mandius, Ida Emelia, Mabel D., and Oscar Clarence.
Emma died of apoplexy (stroke) on April 5, 1900, at the tender age of 34.
She is buried in the Bethel Lutheran Church Cemetery, across County Road B from the church. This, at the time, was the Norwegian Synod Lutheran Chruch, and the building is now gone. Bethel, at the time was called United Lutheran Church. This info from the 1896 plat. 
Family links: 
  Ommund (OE) Eiel Oftedahl (1861 - 1951)*
  Ernest T. Oftedahl (1889 - 1954)*
  Albin M. Oftedahl (1892 - 1988)*
  Ida Emelia Oftedahl Anderson (1893 - 1964)*
  Mabel D. Oftedahl (1896 - 1897)*
*Calculated relationship
Bethel Lutheran Church Cemetery
Vernon County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: Don Oftedahl
Record added: Aug 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21183442
Emma Mortenson Oftedahl
Added by: Don Oftedahl
Emma Mortenson Oftedahl
Added by: Don Oftedahl
Emma Mortenson Oftedahl
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In memory - from a Dewitt/Burcham/Smith family researcher
- Anewsgal
 Added: Dec. 6, 2012

- Don Oftedahl
 Added: Jul. 13, 2008

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