Jorgina “Jennie” <I>Hendrickson</I> Brandvold

Jorgina “Jennie” Hendrickson Brandvold

Honefoss, Ringerike kommune, Buskerud fylke, Norway
Death 18 May 1943 (aged 79)
Wilson, St. Croix County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Wilson, St. Croix County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 88858744 · View Source
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Obituary - Mrs. Brandvold
Jorgina Hendrickson was born February 9, 1864 in Ringerike, Norway to Henrick and Toline Hendrickson.
She came to the United States in 1882 and was united in marriage to Peter Brandvold in 1885. They settled at Wilson, Wis. where they lived for 8 years. Then they purchased a farm near Wilson, where they pioneered and made a beautiful home for 37 years. They then moved to Menomonie, where they have lived for 23 years.
To them were born 7 children, 2 having died in infancy.
The children are: Inga (Mrs. George Nelson), Pittsburgh, Pa.; Tillie (Mrs. Simon Halderson) of Wilson, Wis.; Oscar, Wilson, Wis.; John, Detroit, Mich.; Hilda (Mrs. Edward Claude) of Washington D. C.. She leaves to mourn her loss her husband, 5 children and 5 grandchildren and many other relatives and a host of friends.
They had been married 58 years, having celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary 8 years ago.
Mrs. Brandvold was a charter member of the Wilson Lutheran Church and Ladies Aid. She was a kind and loving mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Mrs. Brandvold had been ill since November and was recovering very nicely. She was stricken with a cerebral hemorhage on Monday evening, which caused her death on Tuesday afternoon.
The funeral was held on Friday, May 21, 1943 from the home at Menomonie, Wis. at 1:00 pm and from the Wilson Lutheran Church at 2:3 pm. Rev. J. Lewis officiating.
The church choir sang: "The Lord is my Shepherd", "Sweet By and By"; "Meet Me There".
The pallbearers: Chris Brandvold, Oliver Brandvold, Simon Dahlman, Gilbert Iverson, Ed Johnson and William Buss.
(Obituary copied from an unknown source
Thanks to ggiampaolo for this obituary.



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  • Find a Grave Memorial 88858744
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jorgina “Jennie” Hendrickson Brandvold (9 Feb 1864–18 May 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 88858744, citing Wilson Lutheran Church Cemetery, Wilson, St. Croix County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Janet Sinclair (contributor 47703628) .