Lewis Trulson Lewison

Lewis Trulson Lewison

Balestrand, Balestrand kommune, Sogn og Fjordane fylke, Norway
Death 22 Mar 1924 (aged 64)
Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Plot 65
Memorial ID 17262844 · View Source
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Norwegian name: Lars Lasses. Lidal. Lars went by the name of Lewis Lewison in the United States.

Lewis immigrated in 1861. He lived in Dane County, WI, for three years, then came to Mower County where his father purchased 160 acres of land. Lewis purchased 240 acres when he became of age.

BOOK - HISTORY OF MOWER COUNTY, MN. PUBLISHED IN 1911. Lewis Lewison is one of the prominent citizens of Adams township, and has lived here since early infancy.

He was born in Norway in 1860, son of Lars Trulson, who brought his family to America in 1861, locating in Dane County, Wisconsin, where they remained three years, after which they came to Mower County, and purchased 160 acres of land, upon which Mr. Trulson farmed until his death in 1904.

The subject of this sketch was educated in the schools of Mower County and remained on the home farm assisting his parents until attaining his majority. At that time he purchased 240 acres of land in section one, Adams Township, and here he has since followed general farming, raising general crops and grains, and breeding cattle for beef and dairy purposes. His house is comfortable, his barns well kept, and his acres highly cultivated.

In 1890, he married Betsy Gordon, a daughter of Emery Gordon, and they have seven children: Laura, Lizzie, Clara, Alfred, Melvin, Blanche, Olaf. Mr. Lewison is a Republican and has served as road overseer. He attends the United Lutheran Church.

Lewis served on the first school board of the newly consolidated school district in Adams, being elected in June of 1916.

Confirmed at Little Cedar in 1875

Lewis Lewison married Betsy Gordon on 2/23/1891 at Little Cedar. Attendants were J. Lewison and Nils Finkelson.

From the Adams Township 1865 Census:
Lasse (Lewis) Trulson (Lewison), Christi, Betsey, Lewis, John

From the Adams Township 1870 Census:
Lewis Lewison (Trulson) M 38 N; Christi F 48 N; Martha F 22 N; Anna F 16 N; Betsey F 13 N; Lewis M 10 N; John M 7 N; Christi F 3 N

From the Adams Township 1875 Census:
Lewis Trulson (Lewison) M 40; Christi F 50; Betsy F 17; Lars M 15; John M 12; Christina F 5

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