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Anna Bergitte Brown

Female 1877 - 1970  (92 years)


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  • Name Anna Bergitte Brown  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 12 Mar 1877  Bodo, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Feb 1970  Montevideo, Chippewa, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 10, 11
    Buried 2 Mar 1970  Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Montevideo, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 12
    • Block 37, Lot 2
    Notes 
    • Mrs. Anna B. Olson died Friday, Feb. 27 at the age of 92. She had suffered a stroke on Feb. 19. Funeral services were held here Monday, March 2, at the Gospel Fellowship Church with the Pastor Riggs officiating at the 2 p.m. services. Special music was provided by Mr. Victor Arndt with Olaf Brovold, Ted R. Bennett, Charles Shimp, Otis Farmer, Sherman Shimp and Rudolph Gilbertson serving as pallbearers. Interment was in the Sunset Memorial cemetery with arrangements conducted by Anderson Funeral Home. Mrs. Olson was born March 12, 1877, at Bodo, Norway. Her parents were Casper and Anna Brown. She came with them to Watson, Minn., when 10 years old. She lived in Minnesota the rest of her life and resided at Brookside Manor at the time of her death. She was united in marriage to Ole B. Olson on May 17, 1895, at Montevideo. He preceded her in death on Sept. 6, 1928. Eight children were born to this union. Two sons, Cornelius and Orville, also preceded her in death, along with seven brothers and one sister. Mrs. Olson is survived by six living children, Oscar Olson of Westminster, Calif.; Arthur of Chicago, Ill.; Oliver of Lakewood, Calif.; Berth (Mrs. Charles Shimp) of Naperville.; Ruth (Mrs. Otis Farmer) of Lake City, Minn.; and Malfred Olson of Coon Rapids, Minn. The deceased also has one surviving sister, Mrs. Laura Gilbrertson, twenty grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Mrs. Olson was an active member of the WCTU.

      1930 US Census, Minnesota, Chippewa, Montevideo, Anna Olson, head, rents home for 12.00, 53, widow, born Norway, parents born Norway, immigrated to US in 1887, naturalized citizen, no occupation, daughter Ruth, 23, single, born MN, parents born Norway, Trained nurse Private duty

      Minnesota Death Index:
      Anna B. Olson
      b. 12 Mar 1877
      d. 27 Feb 1970
      death county: Chippewa
      mother's maiden name: Christopherson [10, 13]
    Person ID I30344  Mindrum
    Last Modified 13 May 2011 

    Father Casper Brown,   b. 2 Apr 1842, Bodo, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1917, Montevideo, Chippewa, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Anne Christopherson,   b. 25 Jan 1840, Bodo, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1925, Montevideo, Chippewa, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Family ID F21633  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ole B. Olson,   b. 28 Nov 1867, Norway Lake, Kandiyohi, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1928, Chippewa Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 17 May 1895  Montevideo, Chippewa, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 10, 14
    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, Anna Brown
    Olson, Anna Brown

  • Sources 
    1. [S5016] 1895 Minnesota Census, Chippewa, Grace, page 135, Annie.

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

    3. [S502] Minnesota Historical Society Birth Certificates Index, www.mnhs.org, Birth record for Ruth Olson.

    4. [S5164] 15 Apr 2011 letter from Connie Bennett, Anna Bergitte Brown.

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

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

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

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

    9. [S5164] 15 Apr 2011 letter from Connie Bennett, Bodo.

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

    11. [S5124] Cornelius Olson obituary, unsource obituary (Montevideo American?) dated Friday, June 10, 1949.

    12. [S5220] Anna B. Olson headstone, Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Montevideo, MN.

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

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