Amelia <I>Holmes</I> Engstrom

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Amelia Holmes Engstrom

  • Birth 25 Mar 1849 Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Death 6 Mar 1948 Natoma, Osborne County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Natoma, Osborne County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 27138234

Youngest child of James Holmes and Ellen C. Olson Holmes, she was the first in the family to be born in the U.S. after her family immigrated from Norway. (source: 1850 U.S. Census)

After arriving in Wisconsin, her mother was remarried twice more, to Mr. Camp (Kempf), and later to Mr. Jensen.

She outlived all her children, and her husband. In her old age, she lived with her younger half-brother Martin Camp, his daughter (her niece) and her brother's grandchildren.

When she died, a couple of weeks before her 99th birthday, she was celebrated as the oldest person in Natoma, Kansas.


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  • Maintained by: Titania
  • Originally Created by: Beth Sparrow
  • Added: 27 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27138234
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Amelia Holmes Engstrom (25 Mar 1849–6 Mar 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27138234, citing Natoma Cemetery, Natoma, Osborne County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Titania (contributor 47132024) .