1888 - 1948 (59 years)
||Edgar Henry Eggen |
||20 Nov 1888
||Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota [1, 2, 3, 4]
||2 Dec 1888
||Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota 
||Partner in automobile dealership (Ford) |
||26 May 1948
||Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota 
||29 May 1948
||Rushford Lutheran Cemetery, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota
- 1900 MN Census, Rushford, Fillmore County, Enum. Dist. 35, p. 8B, Edgar Eggen, born Nov 1888, at school
1930 US Census, Minmesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Edgar H. Eggen rents home for $25, owns radio, 41, first married age 33, proprietor auto sales gar., with wife Ruth 30, children Paul R. 6, Homer W. 5
1940 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Edgar Eggen, owns home valued 3000, 50, education H4, born MN, mechanic garage, worked 52 weeks, wages 0, wife Ruth, 40, education 8, born MN, son Paul, 16, education H2, born MN, son Homer, 15, education H1, born MN, lodger Theo Colbenson, 40, born MN, waiter local cafe
Edgar joined his father and brothers Conrad & Daniel in Ford dealership in Rushford.
Past Commander and Adjutant of American Legion, member and ex-Chief of Rushford Fire Department, 16-year member of the School Board
Edgar H. Eggen, 59-year old prominent Rushford businessman, and father of our deputy sheriff, Homer Eggen, died suddenly at 3:00 on Wednesday afternoon from a heart attack while going from his home to the Eggen garage, where he was a partner in the business. M.r Eggen was born at Rushford on November 20, 1888, the son of John and Olive (sic) Eggen. He was graduated from the Rushford high school in 1906 and served in World War I. He married Miss Ruth Tollefson May 20, 1922. For many years he was a member of the Rushford school board and was re-elected at the last election. He also was a member of the Rushford American Legion post and its former commander and adjutant. He is survived by his wife, two sons, Paul of Rushford and Homer of Preston; three brothers, Alfred, Rosemead, Calif.; Conrad and Daniel, Rushford; one sister, Mrs. N. E. Colbenson (Florence) Rushford, and one grandchild. Funeral services were held last Saturday afternoon from the home and from the Rushford Lutheran church, Rev. N. L. Otterstad officiating. The Rushford Legion attended in a body, and conducted graveside services.
Final Decree of Distribution filed in Fillmore County Probate Court, 14 Mar 1949.
Baptized as Henry Edgar Eggen on 2 Dec 1888, witnesses wer L. Tagland, Mrs. Tagland, Adolf Aagaand, Margrete Aagaand [3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12]
||2 Aug 2016 |
||John Andersen Eggen, b. 28 Sep 1848, Skogn, Nord Trondelag, Norway , d. 22 Jan 1928, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota (Age 79 years) |
||Oline Emilie Colberg, b. 27 Nov 1850, Levanger, Nord-Trondelag, Norway , d. 15 Feb 1920, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota (Age 69 years) |
||27 Jun 1871
||Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota [13, 14]
||Eggen, John and family|
Back: Conrad, Alfred, Bertha
Middle: Dan, John, Oline, Brose
Front: Edgar, Florence
||Ruth Tollefson, b. 24 Feb 1900, Peterson, Fillmore, Minnesota , d. 2 Apr 1973, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota (Age 73 years) |
||20 May 1922
||Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota [10, 15]
- Rushford Lutheran Church, Witnesses Nels Colenson, Florence Eggen
| ||1. Paul Roger Eggen, b. 19 Jun 1923, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota , d. 28 Jun 2008, Post Falls, Kootenai, Idaho (Age 85 years)|
| ||2. Wallace Homer Eggen, b. 23 Aug 1924, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota , d. 31 Dec 2003, Bloomington, Hennepin, Minnesota (Age 79 years)|
||14 Mar 2017 |
Back: Brose, Dan
Front: Conrad, Florence, Bertha, Edgar
||Eggen's Oil Service|
L-R, Edgar Eggen, unknown, Leon Schonsby, John Eggen, Conrad Eggen, ? Sheldahl
- [S6395] Unnamed female.
- [S8160] Fillmore County Birth Records, 1870-1921, Fillmore County Historical Society, Fountain, Minnesota, Roll C, page 38, line 26.
- [S8464] Trinity Lutheran Church, (Record book now kept at Rushford Lutheran Church).
- [S351] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, www.ancestry.com.
- [S111] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002, www.ancestry.com.
- [S97] 1900 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Rushford, Enum. Dist. 35, p. 8B.
- [S897] Douglas Eggen.
- [S8453] Edgar Eggen Final Decree of Distribution.
- [S8144] Marriages 1922.