Amber Lenette Klopstad

F, b. 30 September 1921, d. 25 June 1985
Father*Andrew O. Klopstad b. 29 Apr 1886, d. 1961
Mother*Oline Johnson b. 1888, d. 1977
Amber L Klopstad 1940 senior portrait Elk Point High School, Elk Point, Union, SD
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 May 1946As of 18 May 1946,her married name was Jervik.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 September 1921Amber Lenette Klopstad was born on 30 September 1921 at Spink, Union, South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Andrew O. Klopstad and Oline Johnson.
Death25 June 1985Amber Lenette Klopstad died on 25 June 1985 at Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, at age 63 Amber Jervik, 63, of rural Elk Point died Tuesday in a hospital in Vermillion.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Brule Creek Lutheran Church, rural Elk Point. The Rev. Marvin Ketterling will officiate. burial will be in the church cemetery. A prayer service will be at 7:30 p.m. in the Iverson-Siecke Funeral Home in Vermillion.

Mrs. Jervick, the former Amber Klopstad, was born Sept., 30, 1921 in rural Elk Point. She graduated from Elk Point High School and Southern Normal at Springfield.
She taught in Union County and Goodwin, retiring in 1946. She married Clifford Jervik May 18, 1946 in South Sioux City.

Mrs. Jervik was a member of Brule Creek Lutheran Church and was an officer in the ALCW.

Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Mrs. Eric (Marlys) Anderson of Akron, Iowa, and Jeanie Jervik of Vermillion; a son, Curt of Akron; two sisters, Mrs. Walter (Bernice) Carpenter of St. Paul, Minn. and Mrs. Harris (Ruth) Johnson of Beresford, and four grandchildren.
  • Amber Lenette Klopstad was confirmed in 1936.
    Amber Klopstad - confirmation 1936 Brule Creek Lutheran Church
  • She graduated in 1940 at Elk Point High School, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota.

Ruth Klopstad

F, b. 1925, d. 2002
Father*Andrew O. Klopstad b. 29 Apr 1886, d. 1961
Mother*Oline Johnson b. 1888, d. 1977
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name24 August 1946As of 24 August 1946,her married name was Johnson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1925Ruth Klopstad was born in 1925.
She was the daughter of Andrew O. Klopstad and Oline Johnson.
Marriage24 August 1946Ruth Klopstad married Harris Melvin Johnson, son of Clarence Johnson and Tilda Ringsrud, on 24 August 1946.
Death2002Ruth Klopstad died in 2002.

Children of Ruth Klopstad and Harris Melvin Johnson

Reinhart Christopher Klopstad

M, b. 16 June 1888, d. June 1968
Father*Bendek S. Klopstad b. c 1846, d. 1923
Mother*Sarah Marie Aase b. c 1853, d. 1928
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 June 1888Reinhart Christopher Klopstad was born on 16 June 1888 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Bendek S. Klopstad and Sarah Marie Aase.
DeathJune 1968Reinhart Christopher Klopstad died in June 1968.

Albert Ellies Klopstad

M, b. 1 February 1891, d. 22 October 1956
Father*Bendek S. Klopstad b. c 1846, d. 1923
Mother*Sarah Marie Aase b. c 1853, d. 1928
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 February 1891Albert Ellies Klopstad was born on 1 February 1891 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Bendek S. Klopstad and Sarah Marie Aase.
Death22 October 1956Albert Ellies Klopstad died on 22 October 1956 at age 65.

Ida Amundson

F, b. circa 1883
Father*John Amundson b. 14 Sep 1853, d. 26 Aug 1936
Mother*Anna Pedersdatter Rogen b. 28 May 1864, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name6 December 1909As of 6 December 1909,her married name was Dean.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1883Ida Amundson was born circa 1883.
She was the daughter of John Amundson and Anna Pedersdatter Rogen.
Marriage6 December 1909Ida Amundson married George W. Dean on 6 December 1909.

George W. Dean

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage6 December 1909George W. Dean married Ida Amundson, daughter of John Amundson and Anna Pedersdatter Rogen, on 6 December 1909.

Carrie Amundson

F
Father*John Amundson b. 14 Sep 1853, d. 26 Aug 1936
Mother*Anna Pedersdatter Rogen b. 28 May 1864, d. a Apr 1930
Life EventDateDescription
Carrie Amundson was the daughter of John Amundson and Anna Pedersdatter Rogen.

Andreas Andreassen Skimmeli

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage15 October 1876Andreas Andreassen Skimmeli married Berit Gurina Amundsdatter, daughter of Amund Olsen Brevig and Kirsten Nielsdatter Bjorneraas, on 15 October 1876.

unknown (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Rogen.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageUnknown (?) married Peder Rogen.

Children of unknown (?) and Peder Rogen

John P. Rogen

M, b. April 1866
Father*Peder Rogen b. Nov 1833, d. 1 Apr 1905
Mother*unknown (?)
Life EventDateDescription
BirthApril 1866John P. Rogen was born in April 1866 at Norway.
He was the son of Peder Rogen and unknown (?).

Caroline A. Rogen

F, b. September 1868
Father*Peder Rogen b. Nov 1833, d. 1 Apr 1905
Mother*unknown (?)
Life EventDateDescription
BirthSeptember 1868Caroline A. Rogen was born in September 1868 at Norway.
She was the daughter of Peder Rogen and unknown (?).

Verona Belle Saunders

F, b. 9 March 1886, d. 11 August 1985
Father*James M. Saunders b. Feb 1855, d. 16 Jun 1936
Mother*Diana Wolcott b. c 1858, d. 16 Jan 1891
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationVerona Belle Saunders was also known as Verna.
Married NameHer married name was Evans.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageVerona Belle Saunders married Frank Evans, son of James Daniel Evans and Anna Elizabeth Farmer.
Birth9 March 1886Verona Belle Saunders was born on 9 March 1886 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of James M. Saunders and Diana Wolcott.
Death11 August 1985Verona Belle Saunders died on 11 August 1985 at age 99 Verona B. Evans, 99, of Searsboro died Sunday, Aug 11, at St. Francis Manor in Grinnell. Funeral services were conducted at 1:30pm Wednesday at the Watts Funeral Home in Montezuma, with the Rev. Irene Weitert of the Friends Community Church of Searsboro officiating. Music was provided by Alice Underwood, organist. Pallbearers were James Evans, Delmar Evans, George Evans and Kenneth Beaderstadt, Rebekah. Services were conducted by members of Holly Rebekah Lodge of Searsboro.
Entombment was in the Masonic I.O.O.F. Mausoleum, Montezuma. The daughter of James and Diana Wolcott Saunders, she was born on March 9, 1886, near Forest Home in Poweshiek County. She was married to Frank Evans, and they farmed near Searsboro. Mrs. Evans moved into Searsboro after her husband’s death in 1961. She was a member of the Bunker Hill Booster Club and was a past noble grand of Holly Rebekah Lodge. She attended the Friends Community Church. She is survived by four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Leo Evans; two brothers, Frank and Bert Saunders; and one sister, Myrtle Wright.
Census DateLocationDescription
8 June 1900Pleasant, Poweshiek, IowaVerona Belle Saunders was listed as a daughter in James M. Saunders's household on the 1900 Census at Pleasant, Poweshiek, Iowa.1

Child of Verona Belle Saunders and Frank Evans

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED107. Dwelling 40.

James M. Saunders

M, b. February 1855, d. 16 June 1936
Father*Aaron A. Saunders
Mother*Elizabeth Dudley
Life EventDateDescription
BirthFebruary 1855James M. Saunders was born in February 1855 at Iowa.
He was the son of Aaron A. Saunders and Elizabeth Dudley.
Marriage19 January 1877James M. Saunders married Diana Wolcott on 19 January 1877.
Marriage6 November 1911James M. Saunders married Asenith Elizabeth Evans, daughter of William Lewis Evans and Dolly Glass, on 6 November 1911 at Searsboro, Poweshiek, Iowa.
Divorcebefore 1925James M. Saunders and Asenith Elizabeth Evans were divorced before 1925.
Death16 June 1936James M. Saunders died on 16 June 1936 at age 81.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Union, Poweshiek, IowaJames M. Saunders was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Union, Poweshiek, Iowa.1
8 June 1900Pleasant, Poweshiek, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Pleasant, Poweshiek, Iowa.2

Children of James M. Saunders and Diana Wolcott

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0362 Page Number 627B.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED107. Dwelling 40.

Diana Wolcott

F, b. circa 1858, d. 16 January 1891
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name19 January 1877As of 19 January 1877,her married name was Saunders.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1858Diana Wolcott was born circa 1858 at Iowa.
Marriage19 January 1877She married James M. Saunders, son of Aaron A. Saunders and Elizabeth Dudley, on 19 January 1877.
Death16 January 1891Diana Wolcott died on 16 January 1891.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Union, Poweshiek, IowaDiana Wolcott was listed as wife in James M. Saunders's household on the 1880 Census at Union, Poweshiek, Iowa.1

Children of Diana Wolcott and James M. Saunders

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0362 Page Number 627B.

Frank Saunders

M, b. January 1889, d. before August 1985
Father*James M. Saunders b. Feb 1855, d. 16 Jun 1936
Mother*Diana Wolcott b. c 1858, d. 16 Jan 1891
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJanuary 1889Frank Saunders was born in January 1889 at Iowa.
He was the son of James M. Saunders and Diana Wolcott.
Deathbefore August 1985Frank Saunders died before August 1985.
Census DateLocationDescription
8 June 1900Pleasant, Poweshiek, IowaFrank Saunders was listed as a son in James M. Saunders's household on the 1900 Census at Pleasant, Poweshiek, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED107. Dwelling 40.

Bertram R. Saunders

M, b. November 1883, d. before August 1985
Father*James M. Saunders b. Feb 1855, d. 16 Jun 1936
Mother*Diana Wolcott b. c 1858, d. 16 Jan 1891
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBertram R. Saunders was also known as Bert.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBertram R. Saunders married Erma C. Evans, daughter of Irvin L. Evans and Juneatta Spillman.
BirthNovember 1883Bertram R. Saunders was born in November 1883 at Iowa.
He was the son of James M. Saunders and Diana Wolcott.
Deathbefore August 1985Bertram R. Saunders died before August 1985.
Census DateLocationDescription
8 June 1900Pleasant, Poweshiek, IowaBertram R. Saunders was listed as a son in James M. Saunders's household on the 1900 Census at Pleasant, Poweshiek, Iowa.1

Children of Bertram R. Saunders and Erma C. Evans

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED107. Dwelling 40.

Myrtle E. Saunders

F, b. March 1878, d. before August 1985
Father*James M. Saunders b. Feb 1855, d. 16 Jun 1936
Mother*Diana Wolcott b. c 1858, d. 16 Jan 1891
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Nameafter June 1900As of after June 1900,her married name was Wright.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMarch 1878Myrtle E. Saunders was born in March 1878 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of James M. Saunders and Diana Wolcott.
Marriageafter June 1900Myrtle E. Saunders married Pleasant Clarence Wright, son of George Wright and Elizabeth Cooley, after June 1900.
Deathbefore August 1985Myrtle E. Saunders died before August 1985.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Union, Poweshiek, IowaMyrtle E. Saunders was listed as a daughter in James M. Saunders's household on the 1880 Census at Union, Poweshiek, Iowa.1
8 June 1900Pleasant, Poweshiek, IowaMyrtle E. Saunders was listed as a daughter in James M. Saunders's household on the 1900 Census at Pleasant, Poweshiek, Iowa.2

Child of Myrtle E. Saunders and Pleasant Clarence Wright

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0362 Page Number 627B.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED107. Dwelling 40.

Pleasant Clarence Wright

M, b. 8 September 1877, d. October 1944
Father*George Wright d. b 1925
Mother*Elizabeth Cooley d. b 1925
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 September 1877Pleasant Clarence Wright was born on 8 September 1877 at Missouri.
He was the son of George Wright and Elizabeth Cooley.
Marriageafter June 1900Pleasant Clarence Wright married Myrtle E. Saunders, daughter of James M. Saunders and Diana Wolcott, after June 1900.
DeathOctober 1944Pleasant Clarence Wright died in October 1944 at age 67.

Child of Pleasant Clarence Wright and Myrtle E. Saunders

Leo Evans

M, d. before August 1985
Father*Frank Evans d. 1961
Mother*Verona Belle Saunders b. 9 Mar 1886, d. 11 Aug 1985
Life EventDateDescription
Leo Evans was the son of Frank Evans and Verona Belle Saunders.
Deathbefore August 1985Leo Evans died before August 1985.

Leland Wright

M, b. September 1898
Father*Pleasant Clarence Wright b. 8 Sep 1877, d. Oct 1944
Mother*Myrtle E. Saunders b. Mar 1878, d. b Aug 1985
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLeland Wright was also known as Saunders.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthSeptember 1898Leland Wright was born in September 1898 at Iowa born out of wedlock.
He was the son of Pleasant Clarence Wright and Myrtle E. Saunders.
Census DateLocationDescription
8 June 1900Pleasant, Poweshiek, IowaLeland Wright was listed as a grandson in James M. Saunders's household on the 1900 Census at Pleasant, Poweshiek, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED107. Dwelling 40.

C. R. Moore

M
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationC. R. Moore was also known as Ralph.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriagebefore 1893C. R. Moore married Mary Frances Tish, daughter of Jasper H. Tish and Asenith Elizabeth Evans, before 1893.

Child of C. R. Moore and Mary Frances Tish

Olive Frances Moore

F, b. 14 April 1892, d. 13 September 1962
Father*C. R. Moore
Mother*Mary Frances Tish b. 10 Oct 1872, d. 6 Dec 1893
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationOlive Frances Moore was also known as Ollie.
Married Name18 May 1910As of 18 May 1910,her married name was Brown.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 April 1892Olive Frances Moore was born on 14 April 1892 at Iowa also reported as Apr 1894 or April 1893.
She was the daughter of C. R. Moore and Mary Frances Tish.
Marriage18 May 1910Olive Frances Moore married Thomas Earl Brown, son of John W. Brown and Mary Ellen Farmer, on 18 May 1910.
Death13 September 1962Olive Frances Moore died on 13 September 1962 at age 70.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 June 1900Sugar Creek, Poweshiek, IowaOlive Frances Moore was listed as a granddaughter in Jasper H. Tish's household on the 1900 Census at Sugar Creek, Poweshiek, Iowa.1
16 April 1910Sugar Creek, Poweshiek, IowaOlive Frances Moore was listed as a granddaughter in Asenith Elizabeth Evans's household on the 1910 Census at Sugar Creek, Poweshiek, Iowa.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED108. Dwelling 127.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED125. Dwelling 26.

Erma C. Evans

F, b. February 1891
Father*Irvin L. Evans b. Oct 1867, d. a 1925
Mother*Juneatta Spillman b. Feb 1867, d. b 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationErma C. Evans was also known as Irona C.
Married NameHer married name was Saunders.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageErma C. Evans married Bertram R. Saunders, son of James M. Saunders and Diana Wolcott.
BirthFebruary 1891Erma C. Evans was born in February 1891 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Irvin L. Evans and Juneatta Spillman.
Census DateLocationDescription
2 June 1900Pleasant, Poweshiek, IowaErma C. Evans was listed as a daughter in Irvin L. Evans's household on the 1900 Census at Pleasant, Poweshiek, Iowa.1

Children of Erma C. Evans and Bertram R. Saunders

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED107. Dwelling 1.

Irvin L. Evans

M, b. October 1867, d. after 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationIrvin L. Evans was also known as Irvin G.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthOctober 1867Irvin L. Evans was born in October 1867 at Iowa.
Marriagecirca 1890He married Juneatta Spillman, daughter of James Spillman and Sarah E. Vestal, circa 1890.
Deathafter 1925Irvin L. Evans died after 1925.
Census DateLocationDescription
2 June 1900Pleasant, Poweshiek, IowaIrvin L. Evans was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Pleasant, Poweshiek, Iowa.1

Children of Irvin L. Evans and Juneatta Spillman

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED107. Dwelling 1.

Juneatta Spillman

F, b. February 1867, d. before 1925
Father*James Spillman b. c 1833, d. a 1880
Mother*Sarah E. Vestal b. c 1836, d. a 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJuneatta Spillman was also known as Jemia.
Name VariationJuneatta Spillman was also known as June.
Name VariationJuneatta Spillman was also known as Julia.
Married Namecirca 1890As of circa 1890,her married name was Evans.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthFebruary 1867Juneatta Spillman was born in February 1867 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of James Spillman and Sarah E. Vestal.
Marriagecirca 1890Juneatta Spillman married Irvin L. Evans circa 1890.
Deathbefore 1925Juneatta Spillman died before 1925.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Washington, Poweshiek, IowaJuneatta Spillman was listed as a daughter in James Spillman's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Poweshiek, Iowa.1
2 June 1900Pleasant, Poweshiek, IowaJuneatta Spillman was listed as wife in Irvin L. Evans's household on the 1900 Census at Pleasant, Poweshiek, Iowa.2
  • Juneatta Spillman had 4 with 3 living in 1900 children.

Children of Juneatta Spillman and Irvin L. Evans

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0362 Page Number 550C.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED107. Dwelling 1.

Bertha P. Saunders

F, b. circa 1913
Father*Bertram R. Saunders b. Nov 1883, d. b Aug 1985
Mother*Erma C. Evans b. Feb 1891
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1913Bertha P. Saunders was born circa 1913 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Bertram R. Saunders and Erma C. Evans.

Ruth N. Saunders

M, b. circa 1917
Father*Bertram R. Saunders b. Nov 1883, d. b Aug 1985
Mother*Erma C. Evans b. Feb 1891
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1917Ruth N. Saunders was born circa 1917 at Iowa.
He was the son of Bertram R. Saunders and Erma C. Evans.

George Wright

M, d. before 1925
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge Wright married Elizabeth Cooley.
Deathbefore 1925George Wright died before 1925.

Child of George Wright and Elizabeth Cooley

Elizabeth Cooley

F, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wright.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElizabeth Cooley married George Wright.
BirthElizabeth Cooley was born at Ireland.
Deathbefore 1925She died before 1925.

Child of Elizabeth Cooley and George Wright

Neta M. Evans

F, b. February 1893
Father*Irvin L. Evans b. Oct 1867, d. a 1925
Mother*Juneatta Spillman b. Feb 1867, d. b 1925
Life EventDateDescription
BirthFebruary 1893Neta M. Evans was born in February 1893 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Irvin L. Evans and Juneatta Spillman.
Census DateLocationDescription
2 June 1900Pleasant, Poweshiek, IowaNeta M. Evans was listed as a daughter in Irvin L. Evans's household on the 1900 Census at Pleasant, Poweshiek, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED107. Dwelling 1.