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Paul Bernhard Mindrum[1]

Male 1869 - 1936  (67 years)


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  • Name Paul Bernhard Mindrum 
    Born 25 Jul 1869  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 12 Sep 1869  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, witnesses: Gunerius Olson, Kristian Arntsen and wife, Marta Laastien.
    Confirmation 16 Mar 1884  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church
    Occupation Carpenter  [5
    Died 12 Sep 1936  Champlin, Hennepin, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Buried 15 Sep 1936  Champlin Cemetery, Champlin, Hennepin, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Notes 
    • The community was greatly shocked Saturday evening to hear of the sudden death of Paul Mindrum, which took place at his home at 7 o'clock from a heart attack. The funeral was held at Thurston's chapel Tuesday afternoon. Friends extend sympathy to the bereaved family.

      Alternate: Paul Bernhardt Mindrum
      1875 MN State Census, Peter M. Olson 29, Oline Olson 28, Ole A. Olson 7, Paul B. Olson 5, Edward N. Olson 2, Ole Carstensen 51, Paulina Carstensen 51

      1885 MN State Census, Fillmore County, Town of Norway, p. 25, Peter M. Olson 39, Oline Olson 38, Ole A. Olson 17, Paul B. Olson 15, Edward Olson 12, Gina Olson 7, Oscar Olson 4, Beret Olson 1, Ole Carstensen 68, Pauline Carstensen 76, Elen Johnson 84, Anna Tobiason 13

      1910 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway Township, Peter M. Olson, age 64, married once for 42 years, born Norway, parents born Norway, farmer, with wife Oline 62, children Paul B. 40, Gina 32, Otto C. 22, grandchildren Ella 14, Palmer 12, enumerator was Peter M. Olson

      1920 US Census, Minnesota, Mahnomen, Mahnomen, Paul B. Mindrum, age 50, lumber yard manager, with wife Bell 33, children Marguerite 2, Robert L. 1

      1930 US Census, Minnesota, Hennepin, Champlin, Paul Mindrum, age 60, first married age 46, born MN, lumber yard laborer, with wife Belle, age 43, first married age 28, born MN, children Marguerite 12, born ND, Robert 11, born MN, Jeanette 9, born MN, Warren 5, born MN, mother-in-law Margaret Bennett, age 69
      Lived in Champlin, MN on 27 Jul 1930

      Paul was married in his mid forties to Belle Swartout of Champlin, Minnesota. In the first years of their marriage they moved often, living in Oakes, ND, Mahnomen and Underwood, MN where he was employed in various lumber yards. After the birth of their second child they settled in Champlin and he worked at Reed and Sherwood Lumber Yard in Anoka, MN until his death. He was a most ambitious man, building his own home and spending much of his time on his home, garden and lawn. He loved his family dearly and was very proud of his wife and children. He was respected by all who knew him; and although more than thirty years have passed since his death, he is still remembered by the ones who knew him, and one and all, when speaking of him, always end by telling the children "Your Dad was such a GOOD man."

      Minnesota postmasters appointed today, 16 May 1901: Red Lake county, Paul Mindrum [6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]
    Person ID I1210  Mindrum
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2014 

    Father Peter Magnus Olson,   b. 5 Oct 1845, Stod, Nord-Trondelag, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1931, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Oline Petrine Olsdatter Mindrum,   b. 2 Feb 1847, Beitstad, Nord-Trondelag, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1930, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1867  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church. Witnesses Gunerius Olsen (Heglie) and Ole Adsveth
    Photos
    Olson, Peter M. House
    Olson, Peter M. House
    Standing L-R, Melvin, Otto, Ole, Gina Mindrum, Peter M. Olsen
    Seated left: Ella, Petra, Palmer, Conrad, Almer, Orney Mindrum
    Seated right: Arnold, Emma, James, Juliana Mindrum, Oline Olsen
    Highland Prairie, Minnesota, ca 1908, possibly taken on Petra's confirmation day.
    Olson, Peter & Oline Family
    Olson, Peter & Oline Family
    Back: Paul, Ole, Edward
    Seated: Peter, Oline
    Front: Gina, Bertha, Oscar
    Olson, Peter & Oline Family
    Olson, Peter & Oline Family
    Back: Oscar, Paul, Edward, Bertha
    Front: Ole, Peter, Otto, Oline, Gina
    Family ID F482  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family M. Lydia Belle Swartout,   b. 12 Jan 1887, Monticello, Wright, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1971, Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1915  [8, 18
    Children 
     1. Marguerite Oline Mindrum,   b. 21 May 1917, Oakes, Dickey, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 2003, Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Robert Lincoln Mindrum,   b. 12 Feb 1919, Champlin, Hennepin, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 2000, Elk River, Sherburne, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Jeanette Lucille Mindrum,   b. 18 Feb 1921, Champlin, Hennepin, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1970, Champlin, Hennepin, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     4. Warren Peter Mindrum,   b. 6 Dec 1924, Champlin, Hennepin, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1996, Coon Rapids, Anoka, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F406  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Mindrum, Edward and Elise Johnson Wedding
    Mindrum, Edward and Elise Johnson Wedding
    L-R, Marie Johnson, Paul Mindrum, Edward Mindrum, Elise Johnson, John Rein, Gina Mindrum
    Mindrum Family
    Mindrum Family
    L-R rear, Paul Mindrum, Palmer Mindrum, Edward Mindrum, Otto Mindrum, Orlando Mindrum, Belle Mindrum
    L-R front, Dagny Mindrum, Olive Mindrum, Peter Warren Mindrum
    Mindrum/Overland double wedding, 14 Mar 1889, Highland Prairie, Minnesota
    Mindrum/Overland double wedding, 14 Mar 1889, Highland Prairie, Minnesota
    Rear: Marie Johnson, Julianna Rein, Lena Rein, Kirsten Overland; Front: Paul Mindrum, Ole Mindrum, Johannes Overland, Eddie Overland
    Johnson, Adolph/Ellen Rein wedding
    Johnson, Adolph/Ellen Rein wedding
    John Rein, Paul Mindrum, Adolph Johnson, Ellen Rein, unk., Marie Johnson
    Rushford scene of Magelssen's Bluff
    Rushford scene of Magelssen's Bluff
    Postcard to Paul Mindrum from Peter M. Olson
    Rushford scene of Magelssen's Bluff
    Rushford scene of Magelssen's Bluff
    Postcard to Paul Mindrum from Peter M. Olson. Text: Jan 5, 1909. Dear Son Paul! Send you a card with our best wishes for a Happy New Year, from us all at home. We are all well as usual- Hope you are the same- Sent you a present just before Xmas- Hope you have received it- let us hear from you soon- So long with kindly greetings from Mother and Dad. P.S. Received your letter today. Tanks. This got to take for the mail. P.M.O.
    Olson, Peter M. family
    Olson, Peter M. family
    Oline, Paul, Peter, Ole
    Mindrum, Paul Bernhard
    Mindrum, Paul Bernhard
    Mindrum gathering
    Mindrum gathering
    Back: unk, unk, Gina Anfinson, Lean Ryan; Middle: Ann Groettum, unk, unk girl, Oline Olson, unk girl, unk, unk, unk, Otto Mindrum; Front: Peter M. Olson,
    Mindrum, Paul Bernhard
    Mindrum, Paul Bernhard

    Documents
    Mindrum, Paul baptism record
    Mindrum, Paul baptism record

    Headstones
    Mindrum, Paul B. and L. Belle Swartout
    Mindrum, Paul B. and L. Belle Swartout

  • Sources 
    1. [S13] Mindrum GEDCOM file imported on 25 Jan 1999 from Addy Monsen.

    2. [S8148] Old Book, Highland Prairie Lutheran Church Records, Norway Twp., Minnesota, Baptisms, page 84, line 67.

    3. [S8148] Old Book, Highland Prairie Lutheran Church Records, Norway Twp., Minnesota, Baptisms, page 84, line 27.

    4. [S8146] Ministerialbog for Highland Prairie, Elstad og Newburg Menigheder i Fillmore Co. Staten Minnesota North America, Paabegyndt 1872, Confirmations, page 320, line 11.

    5. [S100] Esther Dance genealogical records, copied at Ordell Mindrum’s home, Roy, Utah, September 2002.

    6. [S111] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002, www.ancestry.com.

    7. [S6401] Paul Mindrum obituary, The Anoka County Union, 16 Sep 1936.

    8. [S5027] Letter from Leanne Wattenhofer, 5 Jul 2010.

    9. [S107] 1875 MN State Census, Norway Township, p. 80.

    10. [S94] 1885 Minnesota State Census.

    11. [S360] 1910 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway Township, Enum. Dist. 30, sheet 1A.

    12. [S385] 1920 US Census, Minnesota, Mahnomen, Mahnomen, District 73, 3A.

    13. [S384] 1930 US Census, Minnesota, Hennepin, Champlin, District 270, sheet 4A.

    14. [S74] Oline Petrine Olson-Mindrum obituary, Tri-County Record, 7 Aug 1930.

    15. [S1742] The Minneapolis Journal, 16 May 1901, page 2, www.elephind.com.

    16. [S8148] Old Book, Highland Prairie Lutheran Church Records, Norway Twp., Minnesota, Marriages, p. 203, line 9.

    17. [S8162] Fillmore County Marriage Records 1858-1900, Fillmore County Historical Society, Fountain, Minnesota.

    18. [S6402] Belle Mindrum obituary, Anoka County Union, 30 Apr 1971.