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 Ole O. Thorud

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Ole O. Thorud

Birth
Norway
Death
21 Dec 1899 (aged 75)
Dunn County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial
Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot
41
Memorial ID
117647574 View Source

Age 76. Husband of Kari.
Left Norway in 1849 to go to the U.S. when he was still single. He first went to Dodge county WI. and worked there until 1857. He sent for his parents that year and secured 160 acres of government land on Little Elk Creek section 18 township 27 Red Cedar. His parents joined him there coming the last part of the journey by ox team. Ole started by building a log house and barn and began many years of hard labor building up the farm. He married in 1860 Kari Olson of Norway. Ole helped build roads and establish a church and school in the wild lands. Children were Thore O., Olga, Ida and Henry. Henry resided on the home farm until his death and served during the Civil War.

Age 76. Husband of Kari.
Left Norway in 1849 to go to the U.S. when he was still single. He first went to Dodge county WI. and worked there until 1857. He sent for his parents that year and secured 160 acres of government land on Little Elk Creek section 18 township 27 Red Cedar. His parents joined him there coming the last part of the journey by ox team. Ole started by building a log house and barn and began many years of hard labor building up the farm. He married in 1860 Kari Olson of Norway. Ole helped build roads and establish a church and school in the wild lands. Children were Thore O., Olga, Ida and Henry. Henry resided on the home farm until his death and served during the Civil War.


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Civil War Flag stand probably belongs to Henry Thorud, son of Ole.


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