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Ole B. Olson

Male 1867 - 1928  (60 years)


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  • Name Ole B. Olson  [1
    Born 28 Nov 1867  Norway Lake, Kandiyohi, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Confirmation 30 Sep 1883  Buffalo Lake Lutheran Church, Grace, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Confirmed as Ole Baardsen
    Occupation Teamster-Dray  [5
    Died 6 Sep 1928  Chippewa Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 8, 9, 10
    Buried 10 Sep 1928  Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Montevideo, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    • Block 37, Lot 2
    Notes 
    • Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon at 1:30 at the home and 2 o'clock at Our Saviour's Lutheran church, Rev. J. M. Mason officiating, for Ole B. Olson, who passed away at his home on South Eighth street Thursday, Sept. 6, following an illness of nine months from cancer. Interment was made in the Montevideo cemetery. Ole B. Olson was born November 28, 1868, in Kandiyohi county, Minnesota. He was married in 1895 to Anna Brown. To this union five boys and two girls were born, Oscar, Cornelius, Orville, Melford and Ruth at Montevideo; Arthur, now of Chicago, Ill., Oliver of Long Beach, Calif., and Mrs. Bertha Shimp of Naperville, Ill. Besides his wife and children he is survived by three brothers, Ed. O. of Montevideo; John of Larson, N. D., Oles of Canada, two sisters, Mrs. Nels Gunderson and Mrs. Martin Gunderson of Larson, N. S., and four grandchildren. Those from out of town who attended the services were Arthur Olson of Chicago, Mrs. Bertha Shimp and daughter Shirley Mae of Naperville, Mrs. Oliver Olson and daughter Dorothy Ann of Long Beach, Calif., and Mrs. Nels Gunderson of Larson, N. D.

      1895 Minnesota Census, Chippewa, Grace, Bord Olson 58, born Norway, resident of MN 39 years, resident of Grace 22 years, Gunil 57, born Norway, housewife, Olaus 23, born MN, resident of MN 23 years, resident of Grace 22 years, farm labor, Karline 21, born MN, at home, Gjer-and, 19, born MN, housework, B. John 17, born MN, work at home, Anders Olson 72, born Norway, MN resident 26 years, Grace resident 22 years, farmer, Jonete Olson 63, born Norway, house wife, living near B. Ole Olson, 27, born MN, MN resident 27 years, Grace resident 22 years, farmer, B. Annie Olson 18, born Norway, housewife, G. Edward Olson 29, born MN, MN resident 29 years, Grace resident 22 years, farmer

      1900 US Census, Minnesota, Chippewa, Grace, Ole B. Olson, born Nov 1867, 32, married 5 years, born MN, parents born Norway, farmer, owns farm with mortgage, wife Anna born Mar 1877, age 23, married 5 years, mother of 4 children 4 living, born Norway, parents born Norway, immigrated to US in 1887, living in US 13 years, son Oscar A. born Sep 1895, age 4, born MN, son Conelius B. born Dec 1896, age 3, born MN, son Arthur L. born Mar 1898, age 2, born MN, son Oliver A. born Feb 1900, age 2/12, born MN, boarder Alvin O. Rear 20, brother in law Amandis K. Brun, born May 1867, born Norway, parents born Norway, immigrated to US in 1887, living in US 13 years, naturalized citizen, farmer, owns farm with mortgage

      1905 Minnesota Census, Chippewa, Montevideo, Ole B. Olson, 37, born MN, Hotel Keeper, Annie Olson, 28, born Norway, Oscar A. Olson, 9, born MN, Cornelius B. 8, born MN, Arthur L. 6, born MN, Oliver A. 4, born MN, Bertha A. 2, born MN, Orville M. 1, born MN

      1910 US Census, Minnesota, Chippewa, Sparta, Ole B. Olson, 41, married 15 years, born MN, parents born Norway, farmer general farm, rents farm, wife Annie B. 32, married 15 years, mother of 7 children 7 living, born Norway, parents born Norway, son Oscar A. 14, born MN, son Cornelius 13,, born MN, son Arthur L. 12, born MN, son Oliver A. 11, born MN, daughter Bertha M. 7, born MN, son Orvil M. 5, born MN, brother John B. 30, single, born MN, Laborer Odd jobs

      1920 US Census, Minnesota, Chippewa, Montevideo Ward 3, Ole B. Olson, owns home with mortgage, 51, born MN, parents born Norway, teamster, wife Anna 41, immigrated to US in 1889, naturalized citizen, born Norway, parents born Norway, son Oscar A. 23, born MN, laborer common, son Cornelius B. 22, born MN, assistant restaurant, son Arthur A. 21, born MN, laborer common, son Oliver A. 19, born MN, laborer Ry Fireman, daughter Bertha A. 17, born MN, telephone opr, son Orville M. 15, born MN, daughter Ruth V. 12, born MN, son Melfred O. 6, born MN, brother John B. 40, single, born MN, Laborer-Ry, Ry Carpenter

      Ole B. Olson, b. 28 Nov 1867, d. 6 Sep 1928, AE 60 yrs, 9 mo, 8 dy, occupation teamster-dray, cause carcinoma of stomach and liver, duration 8 months, parents Floyd (sic) and Julia Olson

      Alternate date of birth: 28 Nov 1868 [2, 5, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16]
    Person ID I30338  Mindrum
    Last Modified 13 May 2011 

    Father Baard Olson,   b. 19 Jan 1838, Stod, Nord-Trondelag, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1902, Buffalo Lake, Grace Twp., Chippewa, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Gunild/Julia Olsdatter,   b. 8 Oct 1837, Sigdahl, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1903, Buffalo Lake, Grace Twp., Chippewa, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1862  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church. Witnesses were Ole Christiansen and Truls Christofferson.
    Family ID F478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Bergitte Brown,   b. 12 Mar 1877, Bodo, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1970, Montevideo, Chippewa, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 17 May 1895  Montevideo, Chippewa, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 10, 15
    Children 
     1. Oscar "Ike" Alfred Olson,   b. 2 Sep 1895, Grace, Chippewa, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1978, Riverside Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Cornelius Bernhard "Knick" Olson,   b. 17 Dec 1896,   d. 7 Jun 1949, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     3. Arthur Ledge Ludvick Olson,   b. 2 Mar 1898, Grace, Chippewa, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1981, Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. Oliver Angel Olson,   b. 18 Feb 1901, Grace, Chippewa, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1988, Lakewood, Los Angles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Bertha Amelia Olson,   b. 29 Aug 1902, Grace, Chippewa, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1987, Eagle River, Vilas, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Orville Melvin Olson,   b. 19 May 1904, Montevideo, Chippewa, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1961, Martin Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     7. Ruth Virginia Olson,   b. 25 Aug 1906, Grace, Chippewa, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 2000, Lake City, Wabasha, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     8. Malfred Orton Olson,   b. 30 Aug 1913, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1983, Anoka Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 10 May 2011 
    Family ID F20788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Olson, Ole B. and Anna
    Olson, Ole B. and Anna
    Olson, Ole family
    Olson, Ole family
    Rear: Ole Olson, Charles Shimp, Oscar Olson, Anna Olson, Irma Olson, Beulah Olson; Front: Bertha and Shirley Shimp, Ruth Olson, Malfred Olson
    Olson, Ole family
    Olson, Ole family
    Rear: Ole, Cornelius "Knick", Arthur, Oliver, Orville; Middle: Anna, Frances, Peg, Beulah & Dorothy, Ruth; Front: Malfred
    Olson, Ole family
    Olson, Ole family
    Anne Christopherson Brown, Anna Brown Olson, Ole B. Olson
    Olson, Ole B. and Anna Bergitte Brown
    Olson, Ole B. and Anna Bergitte Brown

    Headstones
    Olson, Ole
    Olson, Ole

  • Sources 
    1. [S5012] 1870 US Census, Minnesota, Monongalia, Norway Lake, page 41.

    2. [S5019] 1900 US Census, Minnesota, Chippewa, Grace, Enum. Dist. 55, sheet 9B.

    3. [S351] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, www.ancestry.com, Cornelius Olson’s WWI Draft Card.

    4. [S5147] 16 Mar 2011 letter from Shirley Shimp Freeman.

    5. [S5183] Ole B. Olson death record, Chippewa County, MN, Book D, page 181, line 117.

    6. [S5155] E-mail from Kevin Gunderson, 19 Apr 2011.

    7. [S5223] 30 Mar 1981 letter from Ray Smith, church member of Buffalo Lake Lutheran Church, to Kevin Gunderson.

    8. [S5022] 1930 US Census, Minnesota, Chippewa, Montevideo, Enum. Dist. 12-15, sheet 11B.

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

    10. [S5181] Anna B. Olson obituary, Montevideo newspaper, March 1970.

    11. [S5167] Ole B. Olson obituary, undated, unsourced.

    12. [S5221] Ole Olson headstone, Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Montevideo, MN.

    13. [S5016] 1895 Minnesota Census, Chippewa, Grace, page 135.

    14. [S5023] 1905 Minnesota Census, Chippewa, Montevideo, sheet 22.

    15. [S5020] 1910 US Census, Minnesota, Chippewa, Sparta, Enum. Dist. 20, sheet 7B.

    16. [S5018] 1920 US Census, Minnesota, Chippewa, Montevideo Ward 3, Enum. Dist. 21, sheet 6A,B.

    17. [S8148] Old Book, Highland Prairie Lutheran Church Records, Norway Twp., Minnesota, Marriages, p. 203, line 28.