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Re: LiaBraaten History

Posted: 13 Jun 2012 12:03PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi,Ole Nelson's birth name was Ole Braaten. His dad was Nels Olson Braaten and his mom was Ingeborg Claussen. Ole was an only child from Nels' 2nd marriage. His mom and unborn brother Halvor died in a farm accident.Ole was only 1 at the time, so the 3rd wife raised him. He had 2 older brothers from the 1st marriage, Ole and Kolbjorn. He changed his last name to Nelson (Nels son) because the 2 of them were on the same mail route,and got each others mail.
Nels and the 3rd wife, Anna had 9 children together.
Ole was married to Jorand Petersdatter Pladson, and they had 12 kids. Their daughter was my grandma Christine, my mom's mother. The other kids were,Ada(Ida),Henry,Peder,Mina,
Albert,Oscar,Gida,Olvin and Mabel.
I have a lot of info to share. Let me know.
Gloria Wyatt at donglo@charter.net We would be 2nd cousins. ph.6513883341
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Terry Braaten 13 Jul 2001 2:16PM GMT 
Grant LiaBraaten 18 Feb 2002 4:51AM GMT 
canoosh 18 Feb 2002 6:12AM GMT 
Grant LiaBraaten 19 Feb 2002 4:18AM GMT 
canoosh 23 Feb 2002 5:32AM GMT 
ellieonline 24 Jul 2004 9:45PM GMT 
donglo113 21 Feb 2010 3:05AM GMT 
sscha44 6 Jun 2012 5:19PM GMT 
donglo113 13 Jun 2012 6:03PM GMT 
joannewalsh22... 28 Mar 2011 8:34PM GMT 
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