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 Mattie M <I>Petersen</I> Knudsen

Mattie M Petersen Knudsen

Death 1914 (aged 25–26)
Ruskin, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Ruskin, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Lot 3 Block 171
Memorial ID 43424936 · View Source
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Mattie M. Peterson, "Manny," was the wife of Johannas Emanuel Knudsen. They obtained a marriage license on October 26, 1909.

They had three children: Orval E. Knudsen b. 25 Sept. 1910, he died shortly after birth; Samuel Knudsen b. abt 1912. (1930 Census has him working on a farm for Floyd Bates in Dry Creek, Arapahoe, Colorado); and Marie Knudsen b. abt 1914, in Nebraska. She married Hillman Boicourt and lived in Denver, CO.

Mattie died on September 3, 1914. It might be deduced that Mattie died in childbirth with Marie. More information is needed.

J. Emmanuel was drafted in 1917 for WWI.

The 1920 Census finds Johannas E. Knudsen in Denver, Colorado. He is married to Agnetta M. Knudsen. Samuel, age 8 is living with them.

Around 1912, Johannas Emanuel's parents, Niel and Maren Knudsen moved from Ruskin, Nebraska to Denver, Colorado.

(written by Jean Jorgensen, April 22, 2010)

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  • Created by: Jean Jorgensen
  • Added: 22 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43424936
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mattie M Petersen Knudsen (27 Oct 1888–1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43424936, citing Spring Creek Cemetery, Ruskin, Nuckolls County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Jean Jorgensen (contributor 47179150) .