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Nicolai Gabrielsen Family Tree

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Nicolai Gabrielsen Family Tree

Posted: 15 Jan 2005 9:50AM GMT
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Edited: 20 May 2005 3:10PM GMT
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THE FAMILY OF NICOLAI AND GUNHILD GABRIELSEN

Gabriel and Lisa (?) Olson, Tromso, Norway
Parents of Nicolai Martin Gabrielsen b. 12-24-1836 in Tromso, d. 4-14-1914 of “myocardial senility”. Buried Kandiyohi Co. MN, Pioneer Union Cemetary
M. Ellen (maiden name unknown). She died of small pox in Norway, date unknown.

There were several children, including:

Elize b.? d. 1938, buried in Excelsior, MN. (Nicolai brought Elize to America. She married John Clofer. They had a son, Clarence. Clarence died in an explosion on a Navy ship in Florida on the way home at the end of World War I. The VFW Post in Excelsior is named for him.)

Nicolai met Gunhild Sievertson in Chicago. He did not tell her about Elize until after their marriage. Elize was nine years old at the time.

The Children of Nicolai and Gunhild:

Ella Christine b. Chicago (?) d. 1950 Buried at Fairview Cemetary, Willmar, MN
M. Thomas Signal b.? d. 1893. Buried Pioneer Union Cemetary, Kandiyohi Co. MN
Children: Juliette Tomine d. 1965 Buried Fairview Cemetary, Willmar, MN
M. Alvin Selvig d. 1950

Children: Donald b. 1920 d. 1942 as prisoner of war in Japan in WWII. Interred McKinley National Cemetary, Manila, Phillipines

Richard Thomas, b. 1921
M. Elsa Moen
Children: John, Jane, Mary

Carol Edith b. 1925
M. Marvin Swenson
Children: Judy, Steve

Ella married Nels Nelson d. 1907 Buried Fairview Cemetary, Willmar, MN
Child: Newell Nelson, d. 1977 Buried Fairview Cemetary, Willmar, MN

Lorenza b? d. 196? Buried Oakland, CA
M. Charles Elwood d. 194(?)
Children: Frances b. 1908
M. Charles Harrington
Children: Joan, Ruth
Betty b. 1918
M. R. Clarke Morris
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Axel Svedrup b. 5/24/1881 d. 2/17/1931
M. Amanda Howe
Children: Raymond and Harvey

Randi Eugenie d. 1957 Buried in La Grande, Oregon
M. Angus Mcallister d. 1963
Daughter Ruth b. 1913 d. 1927
Margaret b. 1914; married James McKee
Children: Timothy, Colleen

Augusta Jeanette d. 1910 Buried in Sprague, Washington
M. William Buckley
(Augusta reportedly died on her honeymoon. Cause of death is not known.)


Nicholas Randolph b. 5/10/1895 d. 8/31/1938
M. Anne Severson d. ?
Infant died
M. Augusta Howe
Daughter Dorothy d. 1982
M. ( ) Summerlet
Children: Marilyn, Karen
Daughter Gudrun

William b. 4/26/1870(?) d. 1951 Buried at Pioneer Union Cemetary, Kandiyohi Co., MN
M. Cary ( )

Bill was a colorful character and well documented in the Kandiyohi County Historical Society, where a telescope he built is on display. Bill also built his own steamboat that he used to ship people to parties on islands in the lakes during prohibition. Bill’s accomplishments were made even more remarkable due to disabilities, including an amputated arm. Family lore says he discovered the planet Pluto, but didn’t receive the credit for it.

Dagny d. 1948 Buried in Grand Forks, ND
M. John Bomstead d. 1948
Children: Beulah d. 1979, Gordon d. 1916, Jewell d. 1960
Jewell married ( ) Lowe. One daughter, Margaret.


Agnes May b. April 3, 1889 d. December, 1926
Buried Fairview Cemetary, Willmar, MN
M. Lanson Roass Higgins, b. February 19, 1889 d. May 13, 1934, Buried Fairview Cemetary, Willmar, MN

Children of Agnes Gabrielsen and L. Ross Higgins:

Genevieve Bess b. 1917 d. 2002
M. Ben Hillstrom
Children: Jolyn, Carol, Eric and Janice

Mary Lenore b. 1918
M. George Mueller d. ?
Son: Scott

Margaret Elizabeth b. 1920
M. Arthur Jones
Children: Randi, Priscilla, Barbara, Philip and Suzanne

Virginia Esther b. 1922
M. Bartley Ellenbolt b. 3/12/1919 d. 2/10/2002
Children: Julie, Vivian, Cheryle, Michael, Gary and Jayne

Simonetta “Etta” Lenore b. 1890 d. 1990
Interred at Lakewood Cemetary, Minneapolis, MN
M. Millins Susag d. 1978 Buried Lakewood Cemetary, Minneapolis, MN
Children: Millins Phillip
M. Joanne Fletcher
Children: Philip and Margaret
Bettie Jo, b. 1923 died ? Buried in Washington State
M. William Coleman
Children: Charles and Bruce






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