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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 December 1891Manning Swanson was born on 5 December 1891 at Union, South Dakota.
He was the son of Noah Swanson and Nellie Johnson.
Census DateLocationDescription
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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1847Lars C. Braastad was born circa 1847 at Norway.
Marriagecirca 1870He married Sophia (?) circa 1870.
Deathafter 1920Lars 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1846Sophia (?) was born circa 1846 at Norway.
Marriagecirca 1870She married Lars C. Braastad circa 1870.
Deathafter 1920Sophia (?) 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1877Edward Offerdahl was born circa 1877 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of (?) Offerdahl.
UNMARRIED1920As 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 September 1915Lawrence A. Offerdahl was born on 15 September 1915 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Rudolph Offerdahl and Lillian Davis.
DeathFebruary 1987Lawrence 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1919Merle Ludvick Offerdahl was born circa 1919 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Rudolph Offerdahl and Lillian Davis.
Marriage1 November 1941Merle Ludvick Offerdahl married Eleanor Maxine Uecker on 1 November 1941 at Union, South Dakota.

Louis J. Offerdahl

M, b. March 1846, d. after 1900
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMarch 1846Louis J. Offerdahl was born in March 1846 at Norway.
Marriagebefore 1875He married unknown (?) before 1875.
Deathafter 1900Louis 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.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthUnknown (?) was born at Norway.
Marriagebefore 1875She married Louis J. Offerdahl before 1875.
Deathbefore 1900Unknown (?) 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
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1875Iver Offerdahl was born in June 1875 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Louis J. Offerdahl and unknown (?).

Eric Offerdahl

M, b. November 1876
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1876Eric Offerdahl was born in November 1876 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Louis J. Offerdahl and unknown (?).

Ole Offerdahl

M, b. December 1877
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900
Life EventDateDescription
BirthDecember 1877Ole Offerdahl was born in December 1877 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Louis J. Offerdahl and unknown (?).

Albert Offerdahl

M, b. February 1879
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900
Life EventDateDescription
BirthFebruary 1879Albert Offerdahl was born in February 1879 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Louis J. Offerdahl and unknown (?).

Chris Offerdahl

M, b. August 1880
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900
Life EventDateDescription
BirthAugust 1880Chris Offerdahl was born in August 1880 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Louis J. Offerdahl and unknown (?).

Nels Offerdahl

M, b. September 1882
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900
Life EventDateDescription
BirthSeptember 1882Nels Offerdahl was born in September 1882 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Louis J. Offerdahl and unknown (?).

Martin Offerdahl

M, b. December 1884
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900
Life EventDateDescription
BirthDecember 1884Martin Offerdahl was born in December 1884 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Louis J. Offerdahl and unknown (?).

Olina Offerdahl

F, b. June 1886
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1886Olina Offerdahl was born in June 1886 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Louis J. Offerdahl and unknown (?).

Ludwig Offerdahl

M, b. March 1888
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMarch 1888Ludwig Offerdahl was born in March 1888 at South Dakota.
He was the son of Louis J. Offerdahl and unknown (?).

Mary Offerdahl

F, b. February 1890
Father*Louis J. Offerdahl b. Mar 1846, d. a 1900
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1900
Life EventDateDescription
BirthFebruary 1890Mary Offerdahl was born in February 1890 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Louis J. Offerdahl and unknown (?).

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 April 1922Milton Leroy Offerdahl was born on 12 April 1922.
He was the son of Rudolph Offerdahl and Lillian Davis.
Marriage30 June 1943Milton Leroy Offerdahl married Adell Beatrice Hanson, daughter of Lars Hanson and Alma Anderson, on 30 June 1943 at Union, South Dakota.
Death28 October 1997Milton Leroy Offerdahl died on 28 October 1997 at age 75.

Rudolph Offerdahl

M, d. before October 2010
Father*Rudolph Offerdahl b. 12 Oct 1893
Mother*Lillian Davis b. c 1897
Life EventDateDescription
Rudolph Offerdahl was the son of Rudolph Offerdahl and Lillian Davis.
Deathbefore October 2010Rudolph Offerdahl died before October 2010.

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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 February 1921Eleanor Maxine Uecker was born on 17 February 1921 at South Dakota.
Marriage1 November 1941She married Merle Ludvick Offerdahl, son of Rudolph Offerdahl and Lillian Davis, on 1 November 1941 at Union, South Dakota.
Death30 June 2010Eleanor 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 July 1925Adell Beatrice Hanson was born on 2 July 1925 at Union, South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Lars Hanson and Alma Anderson.
Marriage30 June 1943Adell Beatrice Hanson married Milton Leroy Offerdahl, son of Rudolph Offerdahl and Lillian Davis, on 30 June 1943 at Union, South Dakota.
Death5 October 2006Adell 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.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthSeptember 1864Pauline (?) was born in September 1864 at Norway.
Marriagecirca 1888She 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1913Louisa Bratt was born circa 1913.
Marriage20 February 1935She married Bernt Gilbert Ustad, son of Mikal Ustad and Inga H. Steve, on 20 February 1935 at Union, South Dakota.

James Fedderson

M, b. circa 1884
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1884James Fedderson was born circa 1884 at South Dakota.
Marriagecirca 1910He married Anna Johnson circa 1910.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.

Anna Johnson

F, b. circa 1890
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1910As of circa 1910,her married name was Fedderson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1890Anna Johnson was born circa 1890 at South Dakota.
Marriagecirca 1910She married James Fedderson circa 1910.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 April 1930Emmet, Union, South DakotaAnna Johnson was listed as wife in James Fedderson's household on the 1930 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.1

Children of Anna Johnson and James Fedderson

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.

Delores Fedderson

F
Father*James Fedderson b. c 1884
Mother*Anna Johnson b. c 1890
Life EventDateDescription
Delores Fedderson was the daughter of James Fedderson and Anna Johnson.
DeathDelores Fedderson died at died in infancy.

Ardis Fedderson

F, b. 17 April 1918
Father*James Fedderson b. c 1884
Mother*Anna Johnson b. c 1890
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Postin.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageArdis Fedderson married Robert W. Postin.
Birth17 April 1918Ardis Fedderson was born on 17 April 1918 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of James Fedderson and Anna Johnson.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 April 1930Emmet, Union, South DakotaArdis Fedderson was listed as a daughter in James Fedderson's household on the 1930 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.1
  • Ardis Fedderson lived in August 2011 at Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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.

Robert W. Postin

M, b. 25 August 1921, d. April 1987
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRobert W. Postin married Ardis Fedderson, daughter of James Fedderson and Anna Johnson.
Birth25 August 1921Robert W. Postin was born on 25 August 1921.
DeathApril 1987He died in April 1987 at age 65.