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Elling Pedersen Dahl

Male 1817 - 1888  (71 years)


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  • Name Elling Pedersen Dahl  [1, 2
    Born 18 Feb 1817  Sannidal, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Dahl homestead
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 2 Mar 1817  Sannidal, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    HEAL Cause of death: dropsy  [4, 5
    Occupation School teacher 
    Died 14 Oct 1888  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Buried Rushford Lutheran Cemetery, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • Alternate marriage date: 24 Dec 1842

      Elling Pederson Dahl went by the name Elling Pedersen Thangen. He was listed as "Schoolteacher Elling Pedersen Thangen under Sondre Fahrsjoe". In 1855 Elling is titled shoemaker with the address of Stilnaestg. In 1858 he is called a "husmann" with the name of Tangen, S. Fahrsjoe. In 1861 he is titled schoolteacher only now his last name is "Helle". Elling and Kisten were married about 1840. The children were born in Sannidal except Mary who was born in MN. Elling Pederson Dahl and his wife Kisten Halvorsdtr Solberg Dahl along with their children two boys and five girls emigrated to America in 1862. Elling bought 40 acres 3/4 miles north of Bratsberg a little Hamlet in Norway Township. Elling taught Norwegian school at Highland Prairie until retiring and moved to Rushford and lived there until he died.

      Lisa Hakes letter of 1995 says "Elling Dahl and his wife, Kristen (Naas) Dahl, came to America in June of 1861 and settled in Highland Prairie."

      DAHL— At his home in this city, Sunday, October 14th, 1888, of dropsy, Elling P. Dahl, aged 72 years. Deceased was one of the early settlers of this county and was for years a prominent farmer in Norway township, but last year he sold out his farm interest and moved into the city. He leaves a widow and eight children to mourn his loss; the children are grown and married except two daughters who reside here with their parents. Funerl occurred yesterday, the 17th and was numerously attended by the friends of the family.

      1865 Minnesota State Census, Ellin P. Dahl, Kirsti, Anne, Peder, Halver, Sophia, Marietta

      1870 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, Elling Peterson, 45, farmer, value of real estate 1000, value of personal estate 330, with wife Kjisten 40, children Annie 24, Peter 15, Halvor 13, Sophia 10, Oletta 8, all born Norway

      1875 Minnesota State Census, Elling P. Dahl, 58, Kirston, 57, Anne, 32, Peder, 19, Halvor, 17, Sophia, 14, Maria, 11
      Norway Twp., p. 91

      1880 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, Elling Dahl, 63, farmer, with wife Kisten 55

      1885 Minnesota State Census, Fillmore, Norway, Elling P. Dahl 68, Chistin 62, Anne 42, Maria O. 21

      AE 71y, 8m
      Death record lists occupation as farmer

      Elling Pedersen Dahl filed a declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States in Preston, Minnesota on 26 Oct 1868.

      Elling lived in a house in Rushford on lots 57 and 58 in block 8, the middle of the south side of Grove Street, between Mill and Maple Streets.40 in [2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16]
    Person ID I3037  Mindrum
    Last Modified 26 May 2018 

    Father Peder Ellingson Dahl,   b. 17 Oct 1779, Sannidal, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Ane Jorgensdtr,   b. Abt 1786, Gunders under Haugholt, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Jul 1816  Sannidal, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 17
    Family ID F7216  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kjersti Halvor Solberg,   b. 13 Oct 1824, Drangedal, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1905, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1842  Sannidal, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 18
    Children 
     1. Anne P. Dahl,   b. 23 Dec 1842, Sannidal, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1892, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     2. Kisten Jorgine (Gina) Dahl,   b. 8 Mar 1845, Kragero, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1926, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Hannah Pauline Dahl,   b. 31 Jan 1848, Sannidal, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1927, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Eline Lena Kirstine Dahl,   b. 22 Sep 1850, Sannidal, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1939, Spokane, Spokane, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     5. Peder E. Dahl,   b. 19 Oct 1855, Sannidal, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1929, Navarre, Hennepin, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     6. Halvor Dahl,   b. 24 Feb 1858, Kragero, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1930, Isanti, Isanti, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     7. Isakine Sophia Dahl,   b. 28 Apr 1861, Sannidal, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1926, Helena, Lewis & Clark, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     8. Marie Oletta A. Dahl,   b. Abt 1864, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 29 May 2014 
    Family ID F2134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Dahl, Elling and Kisten
    Dahl, Elling and Kisten

    Documents
    Dahl, Elling death record
    Dahl, Elling death record

    Headstones
    Dahl, Elling
    Dahl, Elling

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Overland Family History, Audrey Overland, Lorna Anderson, 1986.

    2. [S5479] Ancestry Public Trees, Miller Family Tree: Connecticut, USA, www.ancestry.com, Lisa Hakes.

    3. [S3847] Norway Baptisms 1634-1927, www.familysearch.org.

    4. [S304] Audrey Overland, Apr 2002.

    5. [S309] Elling Dahl death record.

    6. [S8161] Fillmore County Death Records, 1870-1940, Fillmore County Historical Society, Fountain, Minnesota, Roll B&C, page 20, line 31.

    7. [S6231] www.findagrave.com.

    8. [S312] Lisa Hakes letter at Fillmore County Historical Society, ca Jul 1995.

    9. [S310] Elling P. Dahl obituary, Rushford Star, 18 Oct 1888.

    10. [S229] 1865 Minnesota State Census.

    11. [S569] 1870 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, page 27.

    12. [S306] 1875 MN State Census.

    13. [S570] 1880 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, district 66, page 21.

    14. [S2585] 1885 Minnesota State Census, Fillmore, Norway, page 6.

    15. [S8452] Andrew Eggen Declaration of Intention, Rushford, MN, Reel 3, Vol. A, p 217, 30 Dec 1896.

    16. [S8454] Elling Pedersen Dahl Declaration of Intention, Reel 1, Volume A, page 278, Preston, Fillmore, MN, 26 Oct 1868.

    17. [S3844] Norway Marriages 1700-1900, www.familysearch.org.

    18. [S8109] "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NWMV-Q7R : accessed 29 May 2014), Elling Pedersen and Kjersti Halvor Solbergsdr, 24 Dec 1842.