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Daniel Ludvig Eggen

Male 1883 - 1975  (91 years)


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  • Name Daniel Ludvig Eggen 
    Born 5 Jun 1883  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 24 Jun 1883  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Trinity Lutheran Church
    Occupation Auto Dealer (Ford) 
    Died 15 Apr 1975  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 17 Apr 1975  Oak Grove Cemetery, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Notes 
    • 1885 MN State Census, Rushford City, Fillmore Co., John Eggen 36, Olina 34, Bertha 13, Alfred 9, Conrad 7, Ambrose 5, Daniel 1, Baby 1/12

      1900 MN Census, Rushford, Fillmore County, Enum. Dist. 35, p. 8B, Daniel L. Eggen, born Jun 1881, single, Salesman-groceries

      1910 US Census, Iowa, Dubuque, Dubuque Ward 4, Daniel L. Eggan, 26, married one year, commercial truck grocery house, with wife Kate 23

      1920 US Census, Iowa, Winneshiek, Decorah Ward 1, Dan L. Eggan, 36, commercial salesman grocery house, with wife Kate 33, duaghters Miriam 9, Florence 7, Alberta 3-3/12

      1930 US Census, Minmesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Daniel L. Eggen, 46, first married age 25, prprietor auto sales gar., with wife Kate M. 43, children Florence L. 17, Elberta D. 13

      1940 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Daniel Eggen, 55, education 8, born MN, owner Ford Garage, worked 52 weeks, no wage shown, wife Kate, 53, education h$, born MN, teacher Rushford School, worked 6 weeks, wage 120, daughter Alberta, 23, single, education H4, born MN, beauty operator Mels Beauty Shop, worked 50 weeks, wages 408

      Alternate birthdate: 4 Jun 1883

      Fillmore County Marriage Records: Daniel L. Eggen and Kate M. Arnold, date of license 9 Oct 1908, date of return 17 Oct 1908, book 9, page 109

      Dan's World War I draft registration card dated 9 Sep 1918, was issued when he lived in Decorah, IA. His occupation was traveling salesman for Western Grocery Co., Dubuque, IA

      Dan lived in Dubuque, IA for 4 years when he returned to Rushford where he had a restaurant for a few years and then joined his father and brothers in auto dealership (Ford) in Rushford.

      70 Years Ago, Mar. 10, 1932- The Rushford Service Club, an organization of business and professional men has been organized with D.S. Prinzing as Pres., D.L. Eggen V.P., S. Shirven, Sec., and Carl Huseboe, Treas.

      26 May 1932, Saturday, May 21, Dan Eggen arrived home driving the newest Ford Motor Co. car, a 4-door V-8. He has been busy demonstrating the car to many interested prospective buyers.

      Daniel Eggen, 91, died Tues., Apr. 15, 1975 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home, Rushford, where he was a resident, after an illness of 10 days. He was the former owner of the Ford Garage at Rushford, had been employed by the Minnesota Highway Department and served as doorman for the Minnesota Legislature. The son of John and Amelia Colberg Eggen, was born at Rushford June 4, 1883. On Oct. 12, 1908, he married Kate Merrill Eggen at Rushford. He was a member of Immanuel Episcopal Church, a former member of the Rushford School Board, a 50 year member of Masonic Mystic Star Lodge 69, A.F. & A.M., Scottish Rite Bodies, Order of Eastern Star Lodge and past president of Rushford Commercial Club. Survivors are: his wife; three daughters, Mrs. Marian Haley, Hyattsville, MD; Mrs. Florence Priest, Washington, DC and Mrs. Allen (Elberta) Hanson, Rushford; seven grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Florence Colbenson, Rushford, Four brothers and one sister have died. Funeral services were held Thurs. Apr. 17, 1975 from Emmanuel Episcopal Church, the Rev. Joseph Minnis officating, with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery, Rushford. Casket Bearers were Theodore Robertson, W. Homer Eggen, Arthur Miller, Harry, Freddie, and Walter Arnold. A Masonic memorial service was held at Jensen Chapel Wednesday evening

      Daniel Ludvig Eggen, born 5 Jun 1883, baptized 24 Jun 1883, witnesses: Christian Paulsen, Tina Paulsen, O. Tu..sen, Karolina Skenstaad [1, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13]
    Person ID I12626  Mindrum
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2016 

    Father John Andersen Eggen,   b. 28 Sep 1848, Skogn, Nord Trondelag, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1928, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Oline Emilie Colberg,   b. 27 Nov 1850, Levanger, Nord-Trondelag, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1920, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 27 Jun 1871  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Photos
    Eggen, John and family
    Eggen, John and family
    Back: Conrad, Alfred, Bertha
    Middle: Dan, John, Oline, Brose
    Front: Edgar, Florence
    Family ID F8586  Group Sheet

    Family Kate Merrill Arnold,   b. 18 May 1886, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1978, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1908  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Miriam Gladys Eggen,   b. 20 May 1910, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1996, Salomons, Calvert, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Florence Lavon Eggen,   b. 12 Aug 1912, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 2001, Frametown, Braxton, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Elberta Dorothy Eggen,   b. 4 Sep 1916, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1985, Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F8631  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Eggen siblings
    Eggen siblings
    Back: Brose, Dan
    Front: Conrad, Florence, Bertha, Edgar
    Eggen, Dan and Ann Haley
    Eggen, Dan and Ann Haley
    Eggen, Dan and Kate with Aunt Ella, Tudy Dubbs, Merrie Sue and Dan
    Eggen, Dan and Kate with Aunt Ella, Tudy Dubbs, Merrie Sue and Dan

    Documents
    Eggen, Dan family communicants
    Eggen, Dan family communicants
    Eggen, Dan and Kate Arnold burial records
    Eggen, Dan and Kate Arnold burial records

    Headstones
    Eggen, Kate and Daniel
    Eggen, Kate and Daniel

    Histories
    Eggen, Dan
    Eggen, Dan
    Family Secrets

  • Sources 
    1. [S351] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, www.ancestry.com.

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

    3. [S6395]

    4. [S8160] Fillmore County Birth Records, 1870-1921, Fillmore County Historical Society, Fountain, Minnesota, Roll B, page 28, line 7.

    5. [S8464] Trinity Lutheran Church, (Record book now kept at Rushford Lutheran Church).

    6. [S898]

    7. [S8142] Book 3, Burials, page 118.

    8. [S94] 1885 Minnesota State Census.

    9. [S97] 1900 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Enum. Dist. 35, p. 8B.

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