Martha Lund

Martha Lund

Female 1869 - 1964  (94 years)

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  • Name Martha Lund  [1
    Born 15 Oct 1869  Jessheim-Akershus fylke, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Arrival 1872 
    • immigrated with her parents
    Residence 1880  Cedar, Martin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • In 1880, Martha Lund was 8 years old and lived in Cedar, Minnesota with her father, mother, 3 brothers, and sister.-
    Residence 1 Jun 1900  Cedar, Martin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • lived in Cedar, Minnesota with her husband, Sam, and 5 sons
    Residence 25 Apr 1910  Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Amelia England was a servant in the household
    Residence 1920  Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • lived in Alexandria, Minnesota with her husband, August, and 5 daughters
    Died 8 Jul 1964  Knute Nelson Memorial Home, Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    Buried 11 Jul 1964  Nelson Cemetery, Nelson, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Obituary 21 Aug 1964  Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Martha Anderson Rites Held July 11 (1964)
      Martha Woolliscroft Anderson was born in Oslo, Norway October 15, 1869, the daughter of Olaf and Olena Lund. When she was three years of age, the Lund family emigrated to the United States, settling in Martin County, Minnesota. In 1890 Martha was united in marriage to Sam Woolliscroft. In 1901 they came to Douglas county and purchased a farm east of Alexandria.
      Ten children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Woolliscroft; two sons, George and Lewis, and one daughter Lena, preceded their mother in death. Mr. Woolliscroft died in 1908.
      On August 9, 1911, she was united in marriage to August W. Anderson. Two daughters were born to Mr. and Mrs. Anderson. One daughter, Edna, died in infancy. Mr. Anderson died October 12, 1934.
      In 1948 Mrs. Anderson purchased a home in Alexandria where she made her residence until October 1963, when she entered the Knute Nelson Memorial Home in Alexandria.
      She died Wednesday, July 8, 1964 at the age of 94 years, 6 months and 23 days.
      Surviving are three sons and four daughters: Selmer Woolliscroft of Alexandria, John of Bagley, Herbert of California, Hansina (Mrs. William Anderson) of Clearbrook, MN, Rosie (Mrs. Byron Trefehren) of Minneapolis, Ida (Mrs. Charles Ramsdell) of Brandon, and Alice (Mrs. William Peterson) of Alexandria.
      Also surviving are 16 grandchildren and 33 great grandchildren.
      She was preceded in death by two sons and two daughters; four brothers and two sisters.
      Funeral Services were held Saturday, July 11, 1964, and 2 p.m. from the First Lutheran Church in Alexanria. Rev. Philip Westby officiated.
      Mrs. Doris Bradley, accompanied by Erling Rolfsrud, sang "In the Garden" and "Rock of Ages".
      The pallbearers were: Winifred Woolliscroft, Elliot Trefehren, Sam Woolliscroft, Dean Peterson, Douglas Anderson and Stanley Ramsdell. Interment was at the Nelson cemetery.
    Occupation
    • 1 Jun 1910, Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA, farmer
    Person ID I5432  Williscroft | The Alton Families
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2016 

    Family 1 Samuel Wolliscroft,   b. 1855, Stafford, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1908, St Lukes Hospital, Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 1889  Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • had been married 11 years according to the 1900 census returns
    Residence 4 Jun 1895  Cedar, Martin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Samuel stated he had been in Cedar for seven years and three months when the census was taken.
    Residence 11 Jun 1900  Cedar, Martin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • living with his wife and family, a farmer
    Residence 26 Jun 1905  Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
    +1. Selmar Oscar Woolliscroft,   b. 11 Sep 1889, Martin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1973, Knute Nelson Memorial Home, Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +2. John Henry Woolliscroft,   b. 13 Jul 1891, Martin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1970, Clearwater Memorial Hospital, Clearwater, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. George W Woolliscroft,   b. 2 Jul 1893, Martin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1904, Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
     4. Louis Edward Woolliscroft,   b. 16 Oct 1895, Martin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1918, Meuse-Argonne, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    +5. Herbert Rudolph Wooliscroft,   b. 10 Apr 1898, Martin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1991, Avon Park, Highlands, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +6. Harsine Woolliscroft,   b. 13 Oct 1900, Sherburn, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1994, Good Samaritan Centre, Clearbrook, Minnesota, USa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +7. Rose Ocelia Wooliscroft,   b. 13 Apr 1904, Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1985, Robbinsdale, Hennepin, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +8. Ida G Woolliscroft,   b. 25 Apr 1906, Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1975, Hoffman, Grant, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     9. Lena Albirtha Woolliscroft,   b. 27 Apr 1908, Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1949, Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F1008  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 August (Aagard) Andreson,   b. 2 Mar 1883, Kirkenaer i Solor, Hedmark fylke, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1934, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1911  Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 23 Jan 1920  Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence 1930  Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Children 
     1. Edna Augusta Andreson,   b. 9 Feb 1912, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1912, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Living
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F3341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Cedar, Martin, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1889 - Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 4 Jun 1895 - Cedar, Martin, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Jun 1900 - Cedar, Martin, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 11 Jun 1900 - Cedar, Martin, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 26 Jun 1905 - Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 25 Apr 1910 - Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Aug 1911 - Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 23 Jan 1920 - Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jul 1964 - Knute Nelson Memorial Home, Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Jul 1964 - Nelson Cemetery, Nelson, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - 21 Aug 1964 - Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S205] Social Security Master Death Index, USA, ([database online] FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)), Woolliscraft, Lena Albirtha, Date of Birth: 04/27/1908, County of Birth: Douglas, certid# 1908-06678, Mother Maiden Name: Lund.

    2. [S70] 1900 United States Federal Census, ( [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004), Year: 1900; Census Place: Cedar, Martin, Minnesota; Roll: T623 775; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 158.

    3. [S564] Find a Grave, ([database online] http://www.findagrave.com).

    4. [S67] 1880 United States Census, (FamilySearch (familysearch.org)), 1880; Census Place: Cedar, Martin, Minnesota; Roll: 626; Family History Film: 1254626; Page: 189C; Enumeration District: 153; Image: 0103.

    5. [S70] 1900 United States Federal Census, ( [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004), 1900; Census Place: Cedar, Martin, Minnesota; Roll: 775; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0158; FHL microfilm: 1240775.

    6. [S73] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Year: 1910; Census Place: Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota; Roll: T624_694; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 50; Image: 490.

    7. [S72] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), 1920; Census Place: Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota; Roll: T625_828; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 42; Image: 659.

    8. [S371] Minnesota, Death Index.

    9. [S12] Newspaper Article, Park Region Echo, July 21, 1964, Alexandria, Minnesota.

    10. [S564] Find a Grave, ([database online] http://www.findagrave.com), Nelson Cemetery-Nelson-Douglas County-Minnesota, USA-Plot: Sec 1 Blk 1 Lot 1E.

    11. [S445] Minnesota, State Census, 1895, Cedar township, Martin, Minnesota; p. 2, line 24.

    12. [S212] Minnesota, State Census, 1905," index and images, (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)).

    13. [S72] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Year: 1920; Census Place: Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota; Roll: T625_828; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 42; Image: 654.

    14. [S74] 1930 United States Federal Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002).