Jesse Moore

M, b. May 1885
Father*John Edgar Moore b. Mar 1862
Mother*Maggie E. (?) b. May 1864
Census DateLocation
2 June 1900Southwest, Sargent, North DakotaJesse Moore was listed as a son in John Edgar Moore's household on the 1900 Census at Southwest, Sargent, North Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED156. Dwelling 12.

Peter J. Moore

M, b. July 1887
Father*John Edgar Moore b. Mar 1862
Mother*Maggie E. (?) b. May 1864
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPeter J. Moore was also known as Peller J.
Census DateLocation
2 June 1900Southwest, Sargent, North DakotaPeter J. Moore was listed as a son in John Edgar Moore's household on the 1900 Census at Southwest, Sargent, North Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED156. Dwelling 12.

Edwin E. Linder

M, b. 7 April 1892, d. April 1979
  • Edwin E. Linder was born on 7 April 1892 at Sweden.
  • He married Affie M. (?) circa 1914.
  • Edwin E. Linder died in April 1979.
Census DateLocation
8 May 1930Spring Creek, Pennington, South DakotaEdwin E. Linder was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Spring Creek, Pennington, South Dakota.1
     Edwin E. Linder obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota.

Children of Edwin E. Linder and Affie M. (?)

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED28. Dwelling 41.

Affie M. (?)

F, b. circa 1893
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1914As of circa 1914,her married name was Linder.
  • Affie M. (?) was born circa 1893 at Sweden.
  • She married Edwin E. Linder circa 1914.
Census DateLocation
8 May 1930Spring Creek, Pennington, South DakotaAffie M. (?) was listed as wife in Edwin E. Linder's household on the 1930 Census at Spring Creek, Pennington, South Dakota.1

Children of Affie M. (?) and Edwin E. Linder

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED28. Dwelling 41.

Violet Evelyn Linder

F, b. circa 1915
Father*Edwin E. Linder b. 7 Apr 1892, d. Apr 1979
Mother*Affie M. (?) b. c 1893
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name29 April 1933As of 29 April 1933,her married name was Freeman.
Census DateLocation
8 May 1930Spring Creek, Pennington, South DakotaViolet Evelyn Linder was listed as a daughter in Edwin E. Linder's household on the 1930 Census at Spring Creek, Pennington, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED28. Dwelling 41.

Vernie E. Linder

M, b. 16 November 1916, d. 22 February 2003
Father*Edwin E. Linder b. 7 Apr 1892, d. Apr 1979
Mother*Affie M. (?) b. c 1893
  • Vernie E. Linder was born on 16 November 1916 at Iowa.
  • He was the son of Edwin E. Linder and Affie M. (?).
  • Vernie E. Linder died on 22 February 2003 at age 86.
Census DateLocation
8 May 1930Spring Creek, Pennington, South DakotaVernie E. Linder was listed as a son in Edwin E. Linder's household on the 1930 Census at Spring Creek, Pennington, South Dakota.1
     Vernie E. Linder obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED28. Dwelling 41.

Margaret E. Linder

F, b. circa 1919
Father*Edwin E. Linder b. 7 Apr 1892, d. Apr 1979
Mother*Affie M. (?) b. c 1893
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 January 1937As of 16 January 1937,her married name was McDaniels.
Census DateLocation
8 May 1930Spring Creek, Pennington, South DakotaMargaret E. Linder was listed as a daughter in Edwin E. Linder's household on the 1930 Census at Spring Creek, Pennington, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED28. Dwelling 41.

Bernt S. Ellefson

M, b. 15 September 1894, d. November 1963
Father*John B. Ellefson b. Mar 1870, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Mary Hinseth b. Oct 1869, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBernt S. Ellefson was also known as Elefson.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Township 96, Yankton, South DakotaBernt S. Ellefson was listed as a son in John B. Ellefson's household on the 1900 Census at Township 96, Yankton, South Dakota.1
20 May 1910Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaBernt S. Ellefson was listed as a son in John B. Ellefson's household on the 1910 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota; living next door to Anna Ellefson.2
1920Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaBernt S. Ellefson was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.3
22 April 1930Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.4
     Bernt S. Ellefson obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence not specified. On 5 June 1917 at World War I Draft Registration, Yankton, South Dakota.

Children of Bernt S. Ellefson and Anna Caroline Anderson

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED354. Dwelling 101.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED443. Dwelling 213.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1726; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 255; Image: 722.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 102.

Charles Anderson

M, b. October 1855
  • Charles Anderson was born in October 1855 at Sweden.
  • He married Mary (?) circa 1887.
Census DateLocation
7 June 1900Sioux City, Woodbury, IowaCharles Anderson was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa.1

Children of Charles Anderson and Mary (?)

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED179. Dwelling 142.

Mary (?)

F, b. February 1856
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1887As of circa 1887,her married name was Anderson.
  • Mary (?) was born in February 1856 at Sweden.
  • She married Charles Anderson circa 1887.
Census DateLocation
7 June 1900Sioux City, Woodbury, IowaMary (?) was listed as wife in Charles Anderson's household on the 1900 Census at Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa.1
     Mary (?) had 7 with 6 living in 1900 children.

Children of Mary (?) and Charles Anderson

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED179. Dwelling 142.

Grace Anderson

F, b. July 1887
Father*Charles Anderson b. Oct 1855
Mother*Mary (?) b. Feb 1856
Census DateLocation
7 June 1900Sioux City, Woodbury, IowaGrace Anderson was listed as a daughter in Charles Anderson's household on the 1900 Census at Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED179. Dwelling 142.

Arthur Anderson

M, b. September 1888
Father*Charles Anderson b. Oct 1855
Mother*Mary (?) b. Feb 1856
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationArthur Anderson was also known as Anton.
Census DateLocation
7 June 1900Sioux City, Woodbury, IowaArthur Anderson was listed as a son in Charles Anderson's household on the 1900 Census at Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED179. Dwelling 142.

Eddie Anderson

M, b. March 1891
Father*Charles Anderson b. Oct 1855
Mother*Mary (?) b. Feb 1856
Census DateLocation
7 June 1900Sioux City, Woodbury, IowaEddie Anderson was listed as a son in Charles Anderson's household on the 1900 Census at Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED179. Dwelling 142.

Olga Anderson

F, b. March 1894
Father*Charles Anderson b. Oct 1855
Mother*Mary (?) b. Feb 1856
Census DateLocation
7 June 1900Sioux City, Woodbury, IowaOlga Anderson was listed as a daughter in Charles Anderson's household on the 1900 Census at Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED179. Dwelling 142.

Emma Anderson

F, b. December 1894
Father*Charles Anderson b. Oct 1855
Mother*Mary (?) b. Feb 1856
Census DateLocation
7 June 1900Sioux City, Woodbury, IowaEmma Anderson was listed as a daughter in Charles Anderson's household on the 1900 Census at Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED179. Dwelling 142.

Helen E. Ellefson

F, b. circa 1918
Father*Bernt S. Ellefson b. 15 Sep 1894, d. Nov 1963
Mother*Anna Caroline Anderson b. 14 Feb 1899, d. 11 Jul 1987
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 January 1937As of 23 January 1937,her married name was Haugen.
Census DateLocation
1920Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaHelen E. Ellefson was listed as a daughter in Bernt S. Ellefson's household on the 1920 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.1
22 April 1930Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaHelen E. Ellefson was listed as a daughter in Bernt S. Ellefson's household on the 1930 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1726; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 255; Image: 722.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 102.

Clarice Ellefson

F, b. 3 July 1919, d. 16 October 2002
Father*Bernt S. Ellefson b. 15 Sep 1894, d. Nov 1963
Mother*Anna Caroline Anderson b. 14 Feb 1899, d. 11 Jul 1987
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 March 1940As of 16 March 1940,her married name was Fedderson.
Census DateLocation
1920Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaClarice Ellefson was listed as a daughter in Bernt S. Ellefson's household on the 1920 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.1
22 April 1930Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaClarice Ellefson was listed as a daughter in Bernt S. Ellefson's household on the 1930 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1726; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 255; Image: 722.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 102.

Judith Ellefson

F, b. 15 February 1923, d. 11 June 2018
Father*Bernt S. Ellefson b. 15 Sep 1894, d. Nov 1963
Mother*Anna Caroline Anderson b. 14 Feb 1899, d. 11 Jul 1987
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJudith Ellefson was also known as Judy.
Married Name3 June 1946As of 3 June 1946,her married name was Johnson.
  • Judith Ellefson was born on 15 February 1923 at Volin, Yankton, South Dakota.
  • She was the daughter of Bernt S. Ellefson and Anna Caroline Anderson.
  • Judith Ellefson married Reverand Virgil O. Johnson on 3 June 1946 at Yankton, South Dakota.
  • Judith Ellefson died on 11 June 2018 at South Dakota at age 95 Judith (Judy) Johnson, 95, of Sioux Falls, peacefully passed away at the Dougherty Hospice House on June 11, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 909 W 33rd Street, Sioux Falls, SD.

    Judy was born February 15, 1923 to Bernt and Anna (Anderson) Ellefson at Volin, SD. She loved music and was an accomplished soloist, pianist, organist and choir director. She attended Augustana Academy on a vocal scholarship and went on to earn her teaching degree at Southern State Teacher’s College, teaching in a one-room school house before marrying the love of her life, Virgil Johnson, on June 3, 1946.

    Judy embraced her role as a Lutheran minister’s wife and used her musical and teaching talents to serve as choir director, Bible School music teacher, soloist, and church organist. She also taught private piano lessons. Fluent in Norwegian, Judy translated pioneer yearbooks for the Augustana University’s Center for Western Studies and enjoyed two trips to Norway. Judy and Virg enjoyed 60 years of marriage before his death in 2006. Much of their retirement time was spent traveling and enjoying their cabin in the Black Hills.

    Judy is survived by her three children, ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren: daughter Janet (Jim) Keck, Eric (Norah), Kramer (Ashley), Peder, Ivy, Piper and Lyra, Leif (Bridget), Alex and Madeline, Jennie (Henry), Flora, Jamie (John), Ava, son Marv (Sheila) Johnson, Karstin (Chris), Alicia, Rachel, Emily (Owen), Mauve, daughter Karen Johnson, Nate (Kent), and Jenn (Jay). She is also survived by her sister, Lois Carlson, brothers-in-law Elmer (Nancy) Johnson, Helmer Haugland and Floyd Florey and sisters-in-law Helen Ellefson and Marguerite Johnson, many cousins, nephews, nieces, and friends. Judy particularly loved spending time with her family and was always excited to learn that someone was a relative.

    Judy was preceded in death by her beloved husband, her parents, sisters Helen Haugen, Clarice Fedderson, Olive Johnson, brother, Al Ellefson, brothers-in-law Murray Johnson, Albert Haugen, Kenneth Fedderson, Vernon Johnson, Roc Carlson, sisters-in-law Isabelle Haugland, Eleanor Florey, nephews Stanley Fedderson, Doug Ellefson, Matthew Florey, and niece, Shirley Ann Mulder.
  • She was buried after 11 June 2018 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota.
Census DateLocation
22 April 1930Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaJudith Ellefson was listed as a daughter in Bernt S. Ellefson's household on the 1930 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 102.

Olive Marie Ellefson

F, b. 22 May 1926, d. 12 June 2015
Father*Bernt S. Ellefson b. 15 Sep 1894, d. Nov 1963
Mother*Anna Caroline Anderson b. 14 Feb 1899, d. 11 Jul 1987
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 March 1950As of 18 March 1950,her married name was Johnson.
  • Olive Marie Ellefson was born on 22 May 1926 at South Dakota.
  • She was the daughter of Bernt S. Ellefson and Anna Caroline Anderson.
  • Olive Marie Ellefson married Vernon Earl Johnson on 18 March 1950.
  • Olive Marie Ellefson died on 12 June 2015 at Catoosa, Oklahoma, at age 89 Olive Marie Johnson, age 89 of Tulsa, Oklahoma passed away Friday, June 12, 2015 at Rolling Hills Care Center in Catoosa, OK. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 17 at Redwood Valley Funeral Home. Visitation is one hour prior to services. Burial is in the Redwood Falls Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be sent to www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.

    Olive Marie Johnson was born May 22, 1926 in Yankton County, South Dakota to Bernt and Anna Ellefson. She was a telephone operator, homemaker, business manager of Johnson Dairy Supply, and hostess at Jackpot Junction. Olive also was a product demonstrator at HyVee, Walmart, Sam’s, and Jewel Grocery. She was also a Reliv distributor. Olive was a mother and grandmother to all.

    Olive is survived by her son Byron (Angie) Johnson; daughters Barbara Albrecht and Susan (Jon) Davidson; grandchildren: Stacey Daerda, Justin Johnson, Nicole Kovac, Ashley Davidson, Travis Davidson, and Joshua Albrecht; great-grandchildren: Ariel Johnson, Kyle Kovac, Garrett Daerda, and Jillian, Elliana, and Nolan Kovac; and sisters Judy Johnson and Lois Carlson. She is preceded in death by her parents Bernt and Anna Ellefson, husband Vernon E. Johnson, sisters Helen Haugen and Clarice Fedderson, and brother Arvin Ellefson.
  • She was buried after 12 June 2015 at Redwood Falls Cemetery, Redwood Falls, Redwood, Minnesota.
Census DateLocation
22 April 1930Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaOlive Marie Ellefson was listed as a daughter in Bernt S. Ellefson's household on the 1930 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 102.

Kenneth Fedderson

M, b. 25 February 1914, d. 16 September 1999
Father*James Fedderson b. c 1884
Mother*Anna Johnson b. c 1890
Census DateLocation
15 April 1930Emmet, Union, South DakotaKenneth Fedderson was listed as a son in James Fedderson's household on the 1930 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.1

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.

John B. Ellefson

M, b. March 1870, d. after April 1930
Father*(?) Ellefson d. b 1900
Mother*Ingeborg Anna (?) b. Mar 1834, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn B. Ellefson was also known as John A.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Township 96, Yankton, South DakotaJohn B. Ellefson was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Township 96, Yankton, South Dakota.1
20 May 1910Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota, living next door to Anna Ellefson.2
12 April 1930Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.3

Children of John B. Ellefson and Mary Hinseth

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED354. Dwelling 101.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED443. Dwelling 213.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 48.

Mary Hinseth

F, b. October 1869, d. after April 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary Hinseth was also known as Marit.
Married Namecirca 1893As of circa 1893,her married name was Ellefson.
Census DateLocation
13 June 1900Township 96, Yankton, South DakotaMary Hinseth was listed as wife in John B. Ellefson's household on the 1900 Census at Township 96, Yankton, South Dakota.1
20 May 1910Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaMary Hinseth was listed as wife in John B. Ellefson's household on the 1910 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota; living next door to Anna Ellefson.2
12 April 1930Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaMary Hinseth was listed as wife in John B. Ellefson's household on the 1930 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.3
     Mary Hinseth had 2 with 2 living in 1900 children. She had 5 with 5 living in 1910 children.

Children of Mary Hinseth and John B. Ellefson

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED354. Dwelling 101.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED443. Dwelling 213.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 48.

Ingeborg Anna (?)

F, b. March 1834, d. after April 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationIngeborg Anna (?) was also known as Anna (?).
Married Namecirca 1860As of circa 1860,her married name was Ellefson.
  • Ingeborg Anna (?) was born in March 1834 at Norway.
  • She married (?) Ellefson circa 1860.
  • Ingeborg Anna (?) died after April 1930.
Census DateLocation
20 May 1910Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaIngeborg Anna (?) was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota, living next door to John B. Ellefson.1
12 April 1930Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaShe was listed as mother in John B. Ellefson's household on the 1930 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.2
     Ingeborg Anna (?) had 4 with 4 living in 1900 children.

Child of Ingeborg Anna (?) and (?) Ellefson

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED443. Dwelling 214.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 48.

(?) Ellefson

M, d. before 1900

Child of (?) Ellefson and Ingeborg Anna (?)

Martin I. Ellefson

M, b. circa 1901
Father*John B. Ellefson b. Mar 1870, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Mary Hinseth b. Oct 1869, d. a Apr 1930
Census DateLocation
20 May 1910Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaMartin I. Ellefson was listed as a son in John B. Ellefson's household on the 1910 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota; living next door to Anna Ellefson.1
12 April 1930Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaMartin I. Ellefson was listed as a son in John B. Ellefson's household on the 1930 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED443. Dwelling 213.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 48.

Jennie M. Ellefson

F, b. circa 1903
Father*John B. Ellefson b. Mar 1870, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Mary Hinseth b. Oct 1869, d. a Apr 1930
Census DateLocation
20 May 1910Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaJennie M. Ellefson was listed as a daughter in John B. Ellefson's household on the 1910 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota; living next door to Anna Ellefson.1
12 April 1930Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaJennie M. Ellefson was listed as a daughter in John B. Ellefson's household on the 1930 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED443. Dwelling 213.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 48.

Clarence A. Ellefson

M, b. 2 January 1905, d. 15 February 1988
Father*John B. Ellefson b. Mar 1870, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Mary Hinseth b. Oct 1869, d. a Apr 1930
Census DateLocation
20 May 1910Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaClarence A. Ellefson was listed as a son in John B. Ellefson's household on the 1910 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota; living next door to Anna Ellefson.1
12 April 1930Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaClarence A. Ellefson was listed as a son in John B. Ellefson's household on the 1930 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.2
     Clarence A. Ellefson obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Mission Hill, Yankton, South Dakota.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED443. Dwelling 213.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 48.

Eleanor Anderson

F, b. circa 1912, d. before 1996
Father*Anton C. Anderson b. 3 Jun 1867, d. 9 Aug 1950
Mother*Clara Josefina Stoen b. 6 Apr 1882, d. 25 Mar 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEleanor Anderson was also known as Elesnor.
Married Name21 November 1934As of 21 November 1934,her married name was Ellefson.

Ida E. Ellefson

F, b. circa 1911
Father*John B. Ellefson b. Mar 1870, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Mary Hinseth b. Oct 1869, d. a Apr 1930
Census DateLocation
12 April 1930Marindahl, Yankton, South DakotaIda E. Ellefson was listed as a daughter in John B. Ellefson's household on the 1930 Census at Marindahl, Yankton, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 48.

Reverand Virgil O. Johnson

M, b. 12 March 1923, d. 30 August 2006
  • Reverand Virgil O. Johnson was born on 12 March 1923.
  • He married Judith Ellefson, daughter of Bernt S. Ellefson and Anna Caroline Anderson, on 3 June 1946 at Yankton, South Dakota.
  • Reverand Virgil O. Johnson died on 30 August 2006 at South Dakota at age 83 Rev. Virgil O. Johnson, 83, Sioux Falls, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, August 30, 2006, at Avera McKennan Hospital.

    Virgil was born March 12, 1923, at Irene, South Dakota to Martin and Inga (Enebo) Johnson. He served as a B-24 navigator in World War II and spent 11 months as a prisoner of war in Germany and Poland. In 1946 he married Judith Ellefson at Trondhjem Lutheran Church, Volin, SD. He graduated from Irene High School, Augustana College, and Luther Theological Seminary and was ordained as a Lutheran minister in 1950. He served four churches in the White Earth, ND parish and 3 churches in the Parker, SD, parish. In 1960 he established Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer as a home mission congregation in Watertown, SD. He served the final twenty-two years of his formal ministry at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, retiring in 1988.

    Grateful to have shared his life are his wife, Judy, his daughter, Janet (Jim) Keck, Wahpeton, IA, his son, Marvin (Sheila) Johnson, Cottage Grove, MN, his daughter Karen Johnson, Sioux Falls, grandchildren Eric, Peder, Leif, Jenny, Jamie, Karstin, Rachel, Emily, Nate and Jenn, great-grandchildren Kramer, Alicia, Flora and Piper, two brothers, I. Murray (Marguerite) Johnson and Elmer (Nancy) Johnson, one sister, Eleanor (Floyd) Florey, many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Isabelle (Helmer) Haugland.

    Virgil was a member of First Lutheran Church, several ministerial associations, Augustana Fellows, Center for Western Studies, Sons of Norway, Norse Federation, Opdals Lag, Ex Prisoners of War and the Watertown Cosmopolitan Club. He served on the Good Samaritan Evangelical Society Advisory Board, the Augustana Alumni Council and the Norwegian Studies Association Steering Committee. He also enjoyed the quiet serenity of the family cabin in the Black Hills.

    The funeral service will be Saturday, September 2nd , at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls.

    Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home.

    Memorials may be directed to the Augustana College Norwegian Studies Association or the Media Ministries of First Lutheran and Our Savior's Lutheran Church.

    Pastor Virgil Johnson was a humble servant of the Lord who dedicated his life to serving Jesus and sharing the love of Christ.