Minnie Swanson

F, b. February 1882
Father*Noah Swanson b. 27 Sep 1857, d. 23 Sep 1931
Mother*Nellie Johnson b. 2 Feb 1860, d. 22 Jun 1952
Census DateLocation
9 June 1900Spink, Union, South DakotaMinnie Swanson was listed as a daughter in Noah Swanson's household on the 1900 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Spink, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T623_ 1555; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 340.

Julia Swanson

F, b. December 1884
Father*Noah Swanson b. 27 Sep 1857, d. 23 Sep 1931
Mother*Nellie Johnson b. 2 Feb 1860, d. 22 Jun 1952
Census DateLocation
9 June 1900Spink, Union, South DakotaJulia Swanson was listed as a daughter in Noah Swanson's household on the 1900 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Spink, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T623_ 1555; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 340.

Esther Swanson

F, b. February 1887
Father*Noah Swanson b. 27 Sep 1857, d. 23 Sep 1931
Mother*Nellie Johnson b. 2 Feb 1860, d. 22 Jun 1952
Census DateLocation
9 June 1900Spink, Union, South DakotaEsther Swanson was listed as a daughter in Noah Swanson's household on the 1900 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Spink, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T623_ 1555; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 340.

Walter B. Swanson

M, b. 26 May 1889, d. 19 October 1911
Father*Noah Swanson b. 27 Sep 1857, d. 23 Sep 1931
Mother*Nellie Johnson b. 2 Feb 1860, d. 22 Jun 1952
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWalter B. Swanson was also known as Walder.
  • Walter B. Swanson was born on 26 May 1889 at Iowa.
  • He was the son of Noah Swanson and Nellie Johnson.
  • Walter B. Swanson died on 19 October 1911 at age 22.
  • He died after 19 October 1911 at Brule Creek Cemetery, Spink, Union, South Dakota.
    Walter B Swanson tombstone - Brule Creek Cemetery, SD
Census DateLocation
9 June 1900Spink, Union, South DakotaWalter B. Swanson was listed as a son in Noah Swanson's household on the 1900 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Spink, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T623_ 1555; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 340.

Manning Swanson

M, b. 5 December 1891
Father*Noah Swanson b. 27 Sep 1857, d. 23 Sep 1931
Mother*Nellie Johnson b. 2 Feb 1860, d. 22 Jun 1952
Census DateLocation
9 June 1900Spink, Union, South DakotaManning Swanson was listed as a son in Noah Swanson's household on the 1900 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Spink, Union, South Dakota; Roll: T623_ 1555; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 340.

Lars C. Braastad

M, b. circa 1847, d. after 1920
  • Lars C. Braastad was born circa 1847 at Norway.
  • He married Sophia (?) circa 1870.
  • Lars C. Braastad died after 1920.

Child of Lars C. Braastad and Sophia (?)

Sophia (?)

F, b. circa 1846, d. after 1920
Mrs Lars (Sophia) Braastad
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1870As of circa 1870,her married name was Braastad.
  • Sophia (?) was born circa 1846 at Norway.
  • She married Lars C. Braastad circa 1870.
  • Sophia (?) died after 1920.
     In 1894 at Elk Point, South Dakota, In 1894 Mrs. John Larson organized the Brule Creek "Kvindeforening" to promote the cause of missions in the church. The following ladies became charter members: Mrs. Lars Larson, Mrs. Iver Quam, Mrs. Gust Satter, Mrs. Elling Dale, Brite Oie, Mrs. John Larson, Mrs. Andrew Helseth, Mrs. Lars Braastad, Mrs. Emil Pederson, Mrs. Anders Anderson, Mrs. Abraham Olson and Mrs. Knute Paulson.1 Sophia (?) had 4 with 4 living in 1910 children.

Child of Sophia (?) and Lars C. Braastad

Citations

  1. [S393] Brule Creek Lutheran Church, 100th Anniversary of Brule Creek Lutheran Church, pages 13-14.

(?) Offerdahl

M

Children of (?) Offerdahl

Edward Offerdahl

M, b. circa 1877
Father*(?) Offerdahl
  • Edward Offerdahl was born circa 1877 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of (?) Offerdahl.
  • As of 1920, Edward Offerdahl was never married.

Lawrence A. Offerdahl

M, b. 15 September 1915, d. February 1987
Father*Rudolph Offerdahl b. 12 Oct 1893
Mother*Lillian Davis b. c 1897
  • Lawrence A. Offerdahl was born on 15 September 1915 at South Dakota.
  • He was the son of Rudolph Offerdahl and Lillian Davis.
  • Lawrence A. Offerdahl died in February 1987 at age 71.

Merle Ludvick Offerdahl

M, b. circa 1919
Father*Rudolph Offerdahl b. 12 Oct 1893
Mother*Lillian Davis b. c 1897

Louis J. Offerdahl

M, b. March 1846, d. after 1900
  • Louis J. Offerdahl was born in March 1846 at Norway.
  • He married unknown (?) before 1875.
  • Louis J. Offerdahl died after 1900.
     Louis J. Offerdahl immigrated in 1866.

Children of Louis J. Offerdahl and unknown (?)

unknown (?)

F, d. before 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1875As of before 1875,her married name was Offerdahl.
  • Unknown (?) was born at Norway.
  • She married Louis J. Offerdahl before 1875.
  • Unknown (?) died before 1900.

Children of unknown (?) and Louis J. Offerdahl

Iver Offerdahl

M, b. June 1875
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900

Eric Offerdahl

M, b. November 1876
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900

Ole Offerdahl

M, b. December 1877
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900

Albert Offerdahl

M, b. February 1879
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900

Chris Offerdahl

M, b. August 1880
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900

Nels Offerdahl

M, b. September 1882
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900

Martin Offerdahl

M, b. December 1884
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900

Olina Offerdahl

F, b. June 1886
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900

Ludwig Offerdahl

M, b. March 1888
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900

Mary Offerdahl

F, b. February 1890
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900

Milton Leroy Offerdahl

M, b. 12 April 1922, d. 28 October 1997
Father*Rudolph Offerdahl b. 12 Oct 1893
Mother*Lillian Davis b. c 1897

Rudolph Offerdahl

M, d. before October 2010
Father*Rudolph Offerdahl b. 12 Oct 1893
Mother*Lillian Davis b. c 1897

Eleanor Maxine Uecker

F, b. 17 February 1921, d. 30 June 2010
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 November 1941As of 1 November 1941,her married name was Offerdahl.
  • Eleanor Maxine Uecker was born on 17 February 1921 at South Dakota.
  • She married Merle Ludvick Offerdahl, son of Rudolph Offerdahl and Lillian Davis, on 1 November 1941 at Union, South Dakota.
  • Eleanor Maxine Uecker died on 30 June 2010 at age 89 Eleanor M. Offerdahl, 89, of Vermillion, SD, passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at the Sanford Vermillion Hospital.
    Eleanor was born on February 17, 1921 in Ravinia, South Dakota to Amiel T. and Ethyl (Corrigan) Uecker. She attended school in Charles Mix County and graduated from Ravinia High School in 1939. Her family moved to Clay County in 1941 and settled near Beresford, SD. It was near there that she met her future husband. Eleanor married Merle Offerdahl at the Roseni Parsonage on November 1, 1941. Two children were born from this Union: Robert M. Offerdahl and Joyce A. Zimmer.
    Eleanor attended Springfield Normal Teacher"s College for one year to earn her teaching certificate thus began a career that would span 41 years. She taught in country schools in Clay and Union Counties for 17 years. She then went back to school to earn a certificate to teach Special Education. She taught Special Education in Vermillion School District for 17 years. She finished her career by teaching second grade for seven years. Eleanor led a very active and involved life. She loved to dance, play cards and dominoes, travel, read, camp, eat out, do craft work and spend time with her family and friends. She and Merle traveled to every state in the union, camped in much of Canada and made two trips to Europe. Along with that, she was very active in many local and state organizations, including: Alpha Lambda Chapter of ESA (49 year member), Delta Kappa Gamma, Retired Teachers Association, SDEA/NEA Life member, the Senior Citizen"s Center, Hospital Auxiliary, W.H. Over Museum, Clay County Historical Society, Trinity Lutheran Church, Good Sam Club Life member, Merry Homemaker"s Extension Club, and the Dinner Belles Red Hat Club.
    During her high school years Eleanor was active in sports and other school activities. She remained an avid sports fan her entire life and loved pointing out all the errors the referees made. She especially loved following the Coyotes, the Vikings and the Twins. Eleanor will be remembered for her spunk, her "get it done" attitude, her smile and laugh, and her enormous generosity to those she knew and loved and to causes she believed in. Those mourning her passing are her husband Merle, her son, Bob (Fran) Offerdahl of Youngstown, Ohio; her daughter, Joyce (Dave) Zimmer of Vermillion, SD: her sister, Lorraine Koehler of Desert Hot Springs, CA; her brother, Leonard Uecker of Beresford, SD; 5 grandchildren: Scott (Maria) Zimmer, Nathan (Jami) Offerdahl, Lucas (Sarah) Offerdahl, Martha Offerdahl, and Ellen (Jon) Duby; 9 great grandchildren; numerous friends and other family members. Memorials may be directed to the Hospice Program at the Vermillion Sanford Hospital, the Vermillion Food Pantry, the Senior Citizen"s Center, or to any other worthy organization. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 pm, on Sunday, July 4, 2010 with a prayer service/video tribute at 7 p.m., at the Iverson-Siecke-Kober Funeral Home in Vermillion. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 5, 2010 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Vermillion with Rev. Ralph Egbert officiating. Burial of ashes will be in Bluff View Cemetery in Vermillion at a later date.

Adell Beatrice Hanson

F, b. 2 July 1925, d. 5 October 2006
Father*Lars Hanson b. c 1888
Mother*Alma Anderson b. Nov 1896, d. 7 Jun 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name30 June 1943As of 30 June 1943,her married name was Offerdahl.
  • Adell Beatrice Hanson was born on 2 July 1925 at Union, South Dakota.
  • She was the daughter of Lars Hanson and Alma Anderson.
  • Adell Beatrice Hanson married Milton Leroy Offerdahl, son of Rudolph Offerdahl and Lillian Davis, on 30 June 1943 at Union, South Dakota.
  • Adell Beatrice Hanson died on 5 October 2006 at age 81 Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 9th at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Beresford. Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 2:00 8:00 p.m. at Wass Funeral Home in Beresford with the family present from 6:00 8:00 p.m. and a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.

    Adell Beatrice Offerdahl was born July 2, 1925 in Union County, SD to parents Lars and Alma (Anderson) Hanson. She died October 5, 2006 in Sioux Falls, SD at the age of 81 years, three months and three days.

    Adell was confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Brule Creek Lutheran Church. She married Milton Offerdahl on June 30, 1943. They farmed in the Beresford community; Adell was a homemaker, a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her door was always open, whether at her apartment or at Bethesda, and she enjoyed all her many friends. She loved to watch the Minnesota Twins.

    Preceding her in death was her husband, parents and two brothers, Darrell and Rodney.

    Adell is survived by her two daughters, Marlys (Duane) Clay of Beresford and Carol (Chuck) Garvin of LeMars, IA; six grandchildren, Stacey (Randy) Namminga, Stephanie (Ryan) James, Lindsay Clay, Ryan Clay, Jill Garvin and Amy Garvin; five great-grandchildren; three brothers, Palmer (Ruth) Hanson of Cherokee, IA, Kenneth (Phyllis) Hanson of Maynard, AR and Robert (Shirley) Hanson of Alcester; and two sisters, Lois Jensen of Cambridge, MN and Evelyn Solberg of Alcester.

Pauline (?)

F, b. September 1864
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1888As of circa 1888,her married name was Johnson.
  • Pauline (?) was born in September 1864 at Norway.
  • She married Peder Johnson circa 1888.
     Pauline (?) had 6 with 6 living in 1900 children.

Child of Pauline (?) and Peder Johnson

Louisa Bratt

F, b. circa 1913
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 February 1935As of 20 February 1935,her married name was Ustad.

James Fedderson

M, b. circa 1884
  • James Fedderson was born circa 1884 at South Dakota.
  • He married Anna Johnson circa 1910.
Census DateLocation
15 April 1930Emmet, Union, South DakotaJames Fedderson was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.1

Children of James Fedderson and Anna Johnson

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Emmet, Union, South Dakota; Roll: 2232; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 10; Image: 156.0.