BOLSTAD, MARET - Minnehaha County, South Dakota | MARET BOLSTAD - South Dakota Gravestone Photos


Docken (Old Highland Abandoned) - Highland Twp. Cemetery
Minnehaha County,
South Dakota

Maret Bolstad
Wife of Elias
Born Norway Jan. 24, 1831
Died March. 23, 1894

Excerpt from Bygdabok for Lom 4 page 424

Farm: Runningshaugen gnr 122-4 in Lom, Oppland, Norway

From period 1865 to 1866

Marit Ivarsdotter b 1829 d 1894. Married 1861 to Elias Tordsson b 1829 on Teigane 3 under Bolstad in Luster, died 1887. They took over Runningshaugen in 1865, after Runningsteigen was divided into two farms. Child:

1. Tord b 1861, utfl. 1866 to America, d before 1887.

The family traveled to America in 1866. Had a farm in Highland township, Minnehaha Co., South Dakota. Information from letters sent back to Norway.

Other Information:

Marit was the daughter of Ivar Nilsson (1799-1869) born on Slettede and Marit Larsdotter (1801-1891) born on Sulheimsøyi. Marit had one full brother (Lars Ivarsson) and 3 half siblings.

Contributed on 3/21/10

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Record #: 46404

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Submitted: 3/21/10 • Approved: 11/20/20 • Last Updated: 11/23/20 • R46404-G0-S3

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