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John I. Ekker[1]

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  • Name John I. Ekker 
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec  
    Notes 
    • In Norway during his youth, John assisted his father in constructing sawmills or worked as a painter. In April 1892, he came to Rushford, Minnesota. He at once secured work as a carpenter and has since followed that trade. When he and Benora Hallan were married in 1895, he bought part of the Hallan homestead where he established a comfortable home. His parents and two younger brothers are still living in Norway. Funeral services were held Monday at the N.E. L. church, Rev. Reque officiated. T. O. Stone of Newhouse attended the funeral. [1]
    Person ID I2351  Mindrum
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2008 

    Family Mina Benora Hallan,   b. 8 Dec 1871, Spring Grove, Houston, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1932  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 17 May 1895  [1
    Children 
     1. Bennie Mansfield Ekker,   b. 28 Jul 1892, Spring Grove, Houston, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1983  (Age 90 years)
     2. Ingvald Adolph Ekker,   b. 7 May 1896,   d. 1966  (Age 69 years)
     3. Olaf Ottar Ekker,   b. 21 Jul 1898, Spring Grove, Houston, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 49 years)
     4. Calmer Ekker,   b. 16 Jun 1900, Spring Grove, Houston, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1980, Tweeten Memorial Hospital, Spring Grove, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Martha Ekker,   b. 4 Apr 1903, Solway, Beltrami, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1980, Tweeten Memorial Hospital, Spring Grove, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2002 
    Family ID F1644  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Ekker, John and Nora Hallan
    Ekker, John and Nora Hallan

  • Sources 
    1. [S37] Descendants of Ole Johnsen Hallan, Georgia Rosendahl, Historian in Spring Grove, MN, 15 Mar 2002.