Person Sheet

Name Johan Magnus Olsson HOLM
Birth 30 Jun 1868, Hegra (Stjørdal), Norway
Death 13 Jan 1948, Dell Rapids Hospital, S.D., U.S.A. (had married his brother's widow)
Occupation Blacksmith in Minnesota, Iowa and S. Dakota
Religion Confirmed in Hegra Church (Norway)
Father Ola Markusson HEMRE (NEDRE) (1836-1915)
Mother Karen Jakobsdotter RØKKESAUNET (1841-1914)
1 Karoline Johannesdotter SANDBOLØKKEN
Birth 1 Mar 1866, Fron, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway
Death 1 Apr 1954, At her residence in Dell Rapids, S.D., U.S.A.
Father Johannes Peterson SANDBOLØKKEN
Mother Anna URTEIGEN
Marriage 12 Sep 1899, Silver Lake (Worth County), Iowa
Children John Oliver? (1900-1903)
Olga (1902-1904)
Karl Magnus(?) (1904-1910)
Notes for Johan Magnus Olsson HOLM
Emigrated in May of 1889. Naturalization Registration form dated Nov.4-1890 - came on passenger ship. Had a blacksmith shop in Jasper Minn. and also lived in Colman, Sioux Falls and Silver Lake, S.D., as well as several other places, incl. Iowa, but lived in Dell Rapids the longest (from 1944?).

He was buried Jan. 19 in Dell Rapids, Lot 39, Blk.9, Grave 2 (next to Alma's husband and mother in law). Cause of death Carcinoma of stomach. John Hermanson, undertaker. I have his obituary.

Johan visited Norway again in 1914, and returned home to the U.S. on the S/S Laurentic (via Liverpool and Canada). This page has a picture of him and his brothers, taken while he was in Norway in 1914.
Last Modified 27 Jul 2004 Created 29 Jul 2004 by Reunion for Macintosh

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