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Petra Otilda Mindrum[1]

Female 1894 - 1950  (55 years)


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  • Name Petra Otilda Mindrum 
    Born 23 Jun 1894  Choice, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Baptism Aft 23 Jun 1894 
    • Baptism Witnesses: Adolph Johnson and wife, Markus Rein, Gina Mindrum.
    Confirmation 19 Mar 1911 
    HEAL Cause of death: heart attack  [2
    Died 7 Feb 1950  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Buried Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Mrs. Henry Olson, age 55, a former resident of the Highland Prairie community, passed away suddenly Tuesday of last week at her home in Portland, Oregon. Death was due to a heart attack. The former Petra Mindrum, she was born June 23, 1894. In December of 1914 she was married to Henry Olson. They lived in North Dakota from 1915 until 1939 when they moved to Portland. Survivors are her husband, her mother Mrs. Julianna Mindrum of Mabel; two sons Herbert and Reynold, both of Portland; six daughters Geneva, Verna, Evelyn and Phyllis, all of Cooperstown, ND and Lilah and Dorothy of Portland; 14 grandchildren; three sisters Mrs. Henry Myer of Binford, ND, Mrs. Harley Larson of Mabel and Mrs. Eleanor Shattuck of Lanesboro and six brothers Oscar Mindrum of Rochester, Almer and Conrad of Madison , WI and Arnold Mindrum of Winona, and James and Orney Mindrum, both of Highland Prairie.

      Moved to North Dakota shortly after marriage. Moved to Portland, OR in 1939. Address at death was 8823 North Hartland Street.
      Lived near Cooperstown, ND on 24 May 1940
      Petra Otelie in Fillmore County Births [2, 4, 6, 7]
    Person ID I1217  Mindrum
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2014 

    Father Ole Andreas Mindrum,   b. 9 Sep 1867, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1915, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Julianna Rein,   b. 14 Dec 1867, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1962, Lanesboro, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1889  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10, 11
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church. Marriage witnesses: Ole Carstensen & P. M. Olsen.
    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.
    Mindrum, Ole Family
    Mindrum, Ole Family
    Rear: Almer, Melvin, Oscar. Middle: Conrad, Emma, Lena, Petra, Orney. Front: Arnold, Ole, Eleanor, Julianna, James
    Mindrum, Ole Family
    Mindrum, Ole Family
    Rear: Emma, Almer, Melvin, Lena, Oscar, Petra. Front: Conrad, Arnold, Ole, Eleanor, Julianna, James, Orney
    Mindrum, Ole Family
    Mindrum, Ole Family
    Family ID F396  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henry Oscar Olson,   b. 11 Mar 1895, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1952  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 17 Dec 1914  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 12
    • Highland Prairie Church
    Children 
     1. Geneva Marian Olson,   b. 11 Jul 1915, Binford, Griggs, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 2006, Fargo, Cass, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     2. Verna Ovedia Olson,   b. 4 Sep 1917, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1988  (Age 70 years)
     3. Herbert Palmer Olson,   b. 22 Jun 1919,   d. 17 Dec 1919  (Age 0 years)
     4. Evelyn Jeanette Olson,   b. 12 Dec 1920,   d. 17 Feb 1991  (Age 70 years)
     5. Herbert Francis Olson,   b. 31 Oct 1922, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1971, Multnomah Co., Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     6. Phyllis Harriet Olson,   b. 18 Jan 1925, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1983, Binford, Griggs, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     7. Lyla Eunice Olson,   b. 23 Aug 1926, Binford, Griggs, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 2002, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     8. Dorothy Mae Olson,   b. 13 May 1928, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 2005, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     9. Reynold John Olson,   b. 17 Apr 1934, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1996, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Mindrum, Ole daughters
    Mindrum, Ole daughters
    Back: Petra, Lena
    Front: Emma, Eleanor
    Mindrum gathering
    Mindrum gathering
    Middle row, third from left, holding child, Otto Mindrum, back row, second from right, Julianna Rein Mindrum, second from right, Gina Mindrum holding Petra Mindrum
    Mindrum, Petra
    Mindrum, Petra
    Mindrum, Petra and Melvin
    Mindrum, Petra and Melvin
    L-R, Eugene Lewis, Petra Mindrum, Andrena, Melvin Mindrum
    Mindrum, Lena and Petra
    Mindrum, Lena and Petra
    Olson, Petra Mindrum family
    Olson, Petra Mindrum family
    Rear: Archie Flick, Verna O. Flick, Leonard Fritz, Ole Lura, Geneva O. Lura; Middle: Everlyn O. Fritz, Phyllis O. Boisjolie holding Sharon Lee Boisjolie, Lyla Olson, Petra Mindrum Olson, Dorothy Olson; Front: Mildred Halloway, Reynold Olson, Donald Halloway

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

    2. [S51] Petra Mindrum Olson obituary, LaCrosse Tribune, 8 Feb 1959, p. 18.

    3. [S6395] Minnesota, Births and Christenings Index, 1840-1980, www.ancestry.com.

    4. [S8160] Fillmore County Birth Records, 1870-1921, Fillmore County Historical Society, Fountain, Minnesota.

    5. [S408] Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998, www.ancestry.com.

    6. [S5069] Petra Olson obituary, Thursday, February 16, 1950, Preston Republican.

    7. [S76] Peter Melvin Mindrum obituary, Tri-County Record, 13 Jun 1940.

    8. [S85] Julianna Rein Mindrum obituary, Tri-County Record, 8 Feb 1962, p. 1.

    9. [S5280] Minnesota Marriages, 1849-1950, www.familysearch.org.

    10. [S8146] Ministerialbog for Highland Prairie, Elstad og Newburg Menigheder i Fillmore Co. Staten Minnesota North America, Paabegyndt 1872, Marriages, page 394, line 5.

    11. [S8162] Fillmore County Marriage Records 1858-1900, Fillmore County Historical Society, Fountain, Minnesota, Roll 8, Item 2, line 560.

    12. [S8146] Ministerialbog for Highland Prairie, Elstad og Newburg Menigheder i Fillmore Co. Staten Minnesota North America, Paabegyndt 1872, Marriages page 408, line 24.