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Russell Charles Olsen[1]

Male 1897 - 1978  (80 years)


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  • Name Russell Charles Olsen 
    Born 15 Dec 1897  Medford, Taylor, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Mar 1978  Yelm, Thurston, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 1 Apr 1978  Olympia, Thurston, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Buried, Russell was cremated and his remains are in Turnwater Masonic , PylonCemetery, Olympia, WA.
    Person ID I1436  Mindrum
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2017 

    Father Charles John Olson,   b. 30 Aug 1868, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1944, Centralia, Lewis, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Mary Alice Morrow,   b. 29 Jun 1862, Viola, Richland, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1942, Adna, Lewis, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1894  Medford, Taylor, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mary Alice was a brother to Charles Morrow who married Julia Olsen , whowas Charles' sister so their children were "double cousins."., , On May 8, 1890 Charles Olsen and his brothers Peter and James, , broughta house and farmland on the Black River from two single , brothers wholived in Oregon. They paid the Whitte brothers $750.00 , for the landand house or about $9.37 an acre! On February 1894 the , brothers Peterand James sold their interest in 40 acres of the , property, along withthe house, to their brother Charles for the sum , of $1.00., , Charles and Mary Alice lived on the farm near the Black River, , whereCharlie worked primarily as a logger and also did some farming. , Hefelled timber in the extensive White Pine forests which then , coveredmost of Wisconsin, and would also help float logs down the , river tothe mills. They lived there for about 12 years before moving , to NorthDakota where they filed for a homestead near Stady, North , Dakota. OnSeptember 29, 1910, Cha
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    Olson, Charles family
    Olson, Charles family
    Family ID F479  Group Sheet

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

    2. [S15] Obituary Card received by Addy Monsen.