Alfred Ranum, 18781973 (aged 94 years)

Birth February 28, 1878 26 26
Note: Ranum And Greenly Families packet has birth date 02-02-1878 on front page, but 02-28-1878 on interna…

Ranum And Greenly Families packet has birth date 02-02-1878 on front page, but 02-28-1878 on internal page.

Note: Originally birthplace marked as Mower County, Ranum Greenly packet says Fillmore County.
Birth of a brotherBenhard Ranum
December 25, 1879 (aged 1 year)
Note: The [Ranum and Greenly Families packet](https://tree.saewyc.ca/mediaviewer.php?mid=M150&ged=OurFamil…

The Ranum and Greenly Families packet has Benhard's birth in Fillmore County.

Census June 7, 1880 (aged 2 years) Age: 30

1880 United States - Census transcript - Knud Nilsen Ranum - Household Year: 1880; Census Place: Racine, Mower, Minnesota; Roll: 626; Page: 431D; Enumeration District: 157 Racine, Mower Cty, Minnesota, USA

Name Age Sex Mon Relation S M W/D MY Occupation UnEm Sick Blind DD Idiotic Insane Disabled School Read Write BP FBP MBP
Knud Nilsen Ranum 29 M head Laborer Norway Norway Norway
Sigrid Knudsdatter Ranum 28 F wife Keeping house Norway Norway Norway
Karl or Carl N Ranum 4 M son Minnesota Norway Norway
Alfred Ranum 3 M son Minnesota Norway Norway
Benhard Ranum 6/12 M Dec son Minnesota Norway Norway
Birth of a brotherEdward Ranum
May 15, 1881 (aged 3 years)
Birth of a brotherBerner Ranum
October 10, 1882 (aged 4 years)
Birth of a sisterAlma Karena Ranum
March 13, 1884 (aged 6 years)
Census May 28, 1885 (aged 7 years) Age: 7
Birth of a brotherCasper Ranum
September 16, 1885 (aged 7 years)
Birth of a brotherOscar Ranum
March 18, 1887 (aged 9 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Ranum
September 26, 1888 (aged 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherBerit Knudsdatter Berg
January 29, 1890 (aged 11 years)
Cause: la grippe
Birth of a brotherSanford Ranum
March 13, 1890 (aged 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherKnute Oleson Dicken
December 1890 (aged 12 years)
Birth of a brotherFreman Ranum
December 16, 1891 (aged 13 years)
Death of a motherSigrid Knudsdatter Dicken
1893 (aged 14 years)
Census June 11, 1895 (aged 17 years) Age: 14
Marriage of a parentKnud Nilsen RanumKari IversonView this family
June 26, 1896 (aged 18 years)
Birth of a half-brotherFredrick Sigwart Ranum
February 27, 1897 (aged 18 years)
Birth of a half-brotherOtto Henry Ranum
December 18, 1899 (aged 21 years)
Census June 2, 1900 (aged 22 years) Age: 22
Birth of a half-sisterRuth Evelyn Ranum
January 9, 1903 (aged 24 years)
Death of a brotherCasper Ranum
June 25, 1905 (aged 27 years)

Birth of a half-brotherClarence Randolph Ranum
November 29, 1905 (aged 27 years)
Birth of a daughterFlorence Mabel Ranum
March 20, 1907 (aged 29 years)
Birth of a sonKnute Edward Ranum
August 23, 1908 (aged 30 years)
Birth of a daughterIsabelle Gladys Ranum
March 13, 1910 (aged 32 years)
Census May 3, 1910 (aged 32 years) Age: 29
Death of a brotherSanford Ranum
August 1, 1910 (aged 32 years)
Birth of a daughterAlice Ranum
July 19, 1911 (aged 33 years)
Birth of a sonLloyd Ranum
October 15, 1912 (aged 34 years)
Residence 1913 (aged 34 years)
Death of a half-brotherClarence Randolph Ranum
August 13, 1913 (aged 35 years)

Note: Apparently died of appendicitis per Lori Ranum's family history
Birth of a sonJohn Ranum
February 7, 1914 (aged 35 years)
Birth of a daughterElsie Ranum
February 9, 1915 (aged 36 years)
Birth of a sonBaby Ranum
May 3, 1916 (aged 38 years)

Death of a sonBaby Ranum
May 3, 1916 (aged 38 years)

Birth of a sonSanford Sam Ranum
July 19, 1917 (aged 39 years)
Note: I do not have faith in this index entry: they have the last name wrong, and are missing the first na…

I do not have faith in this index entry: they have the last name wrong, and are missing the first name, so they may very well have the date wrong too. Other details fit, however: County, mother's maiden name, year and month. - Wayne Saewyc in 2014

Military
WWI Draft registration
September 12, 1918 (aged 40 years) Age: 38
Agency: Local board for Roseau County
Death of a fatherKnud Nilsen Ranum
December 7, 1918 (aged 40 years)
Death of a brotherFreman Ranum
October 13, 1919 (aged 41 years)
Birth of a sonStanley Alfred Ranum
December 14, 1921 (aged 43 years)
Birth of a sonGlenn A Ranum
November 18, 1923 (aged 45 years)
Death of a brotherOscar Ranum
January 18, 1924 (aged 45 years)
Death of a wifeHulda Eleonora Johnson
November 9, 1924 (aged 46 years)
Death of a sonKnute Edward Ranum
December 29, 1924 (aged 46 years)
Residence 1935 (aged 56 years)
Residence
Age: 61Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head
April 1, 1940 (aged 62 years)
Death of a brotherCarl Nicholas Ranum
January 22, 1944 (aged 65 years)
Death of a sonGlenn A Ranum
January 27, 1945 (aged 66 years)
Death of a sonJohn Ranum
November 21, 1945 (aged 67 years)
Death of a daughterFlorence Mabel Ranum
May 7, 1962 (aged 84 years)
Death of a sisterAlma Karena Ranum
August 28, 1968 (aged 90 years)
Baptism of a daughterElsie Ranum

Burial of a fatherKnud Nilsen Ranum

Burial of a motherSigrid Knudsdatter Dicken

Death January 21, 1973 (aged 94 years)
Burial October 23, 1973 (9 months after death)
Cemetery: Bethlehem Cemetery
Funeral service
Funeral service

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Image from Find-a-Grav, uploaded by Deb

Family with parents
father
Knud and Siri Ranum
18511918
Birth: March 18, 1851 51 44Nord Aurdal, Valdres, Oppland, Norway
Death: December 7, 1918Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
mother
Rindal cemetery memorial stone: Siri Ranum
18511893
Birth: August 23, 1851 40 41Søndre Land kommune, Oppland fylke, Norway
Death: Died of tuberculosis, per family records1893Rosewood, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Religious marriage Religious marriageNovember 25, 1874Peterson, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States
Civil marriage Civil marriageDecember 26, 1874Amherst, Fillmore County, Minnesota, United States
15 months
elder brother
Back Row: Minnie Dahl, Severt Ostgaard, Mary Mahill. Front Row: Carl Ranum, Alfred Ranum
18761944
Birth: March 3, 1876 24 24Mower County, Minnesota, United States
Death: January 22, 1944Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
2 years
himself
Alfred and Clara Ranum, ca 1968
18781973
Birth: February 28, 1878 26 26Fillmore County, Minnesota, United States
Death: January 21, 1973Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
22 months
younger brother
Benhard Ranum, shared by Elodee (Ranum) Johnson
18791977
Birth: December 25, 1879 28 28Mower County, Minnesota, United States
Death: February 8, 1977Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
17 months
younger brother
18811974
Birth: May 15, 1881 30 29Mower County, Minnesota, United States
Death: May 7, 1974Maryfield, Saskatchewan, Canada
17 months
younger brother
Bennie Ranum, front left
18821978
Birth: October 10, 1882 31 31New Solum Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: September 19, 1978Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
17 months
younger sister
Sigrid, Knut, Alma Karina, and Sanfred Ranum
18841968
Birth: March 13, 1884 32 32Rosewood, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: August 28, 1968St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
18 months
younger brother
18851905
Birth: September 16, 1885 34 34Rosewood, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: June 25, 1905
18 months
younger brother
Oscar Ranum and Clara Olson
18871924
Birth: March 18, 1887 36 35Rosewood, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: January 18, 1924Viking, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
19 months
younger brother
Olga and John Ranum, christmas card
18881982
Birth: September 26, 1888 37 37Rosewood, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: December 31, 1982Pennington county, Minnesota, United States
18 months
younger brother
Sigrid, Knut, Alma Karina, and Sanfred Ranum
18901910
Birth: March 13, 1890 38 38Rosewood, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: August 1, 1910Minnesota, United States
21 months
younger brother
Knut and Kari Ranum family circa 1900
18911919
Birth: December 16, 1891 40 40Rosewood, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: October 13, 1919Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Father’s family with Kari Iverson
father
Knud and Siri Ranum
18511918
Birth: March 18, 1851 51 44Nord Aurdal, Valdres, Oppland, Norway
Death: December 7, 1918Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
step-mother
18601928
Birth: June 1860Norway
Death: February 20, 1928Minnesota, United States
Marriage MarriageJune 26, 1896Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
8 months
half-brother
Knut and Kari Ranum family circa 1900
18971977
Birth: February 27, 1897 45 36New Solum, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: September 18, 1977Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
3 years
half-brother
Knut and Kari Ranum family circa 1900
18991984
Birth: December 18, 1899 48 39New Solum Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: May 4, 1984Poulsbo, Kitsap County, Washington, United States
3 years
half-sister
19031993
Birth: January 9, 1903 51 42New Solum Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: November 23, 1993Warren, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
3 years
half-brother
19051913
Birth: November 29, 1905 54 45New Solum Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: August 13, 1913
Family with Hulda Eleonora Johnson
himself
Alfred and Clara Ranum, ca 1968
18781973
Birth: February 28, 1878 26 26Fillmore County, Minnesota, United States
Death: January 21, 1973Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
wife
Ella Peterson Johnson's children: Hulda, Ernest, and Freda
18881924
Birth: January 3, 1888 39 23Litchfield, Meeker County, Minnesota, United States
Death: November 9, 1924Roseau County, Minnesota, United States
daughter
1927 Cropped from wedding photo
19071962
Birth: March 20, 1907 29 19Roseau, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: May 7, 1962UofM Hospital, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
17 months
son
19081924
Birth: August 23, 1908 30 20Golden Valley, Roseau County, Minnesota, United States
Death: December 29, 1924Roseau County, Minnesota, United States
19 months
daughter
19102010
Birth: March 13, 1910 32 22Casperson, Golden Valley Township, Roseau County, Minnesota, United States
Death: August 16, 2010Bethesda Pleasantview Nursing Home, Willmar, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, United States
16 months
daughter
19112003
Birth: July 19, 1911 33 23Minnesota, United States
Death: June 14, 2003Warroad Care Center, Warroad, Roseau County, Minnesota, United States
15 months
son
Lloyd polishing car
19122010
Birth: October 15, 1912 34 24Golden Valley, Roseau County, Minnesota, United States
Death: January 3, 2010Newport, Campbell County, Kentucky, United States
16 months
son
Johnny Ranum in army uniform
19141945
Birth: February 7, 1914 35 26Roseau County, Minnesota, United States
Death: November 21, 1945Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
1 year
daughter
Elsie Hodik (from Johnson Funeral)
19152007
Birth: February 9, 1915 36 27Golden Valley Township, Roseau County, Minnesota, United States
Death: May 21, 2007Good Samaritan Center, Warren, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
15 months
son
19161916
Birth: May 3, 1916 38 28
Death: May 3, 1916
15 months
son
Sanford Ranum, cropped from Maynard and Betty Ranum wedding party photo
19171976
Birth: July 19, 1917 39 29Roseau County, Minnesota, United States
Death: December 2, 1976Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
son
Private
son
Stanley Ranum (from Johnson Funeral Services)
19212005
Birth: December 14, 1921 43 33Golden Valley, Roseau County, Minnesota, United States
Death: October 9, 2005Grand Forks, Grand Foks county, North Dakota, United States
23 months
son
19231945
Birth: November 18, 1923 45 35Minnesota, United States
Death: January 27, 1945Luzon, Philippines
Family with Clara Estella Olson
himself
Alfred and Clara Ranum, ca 1968
18781973
Birth: February 28, 1878 26 26Fillmore County, Minnesota, United States
Death: January 21, 1973Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
wife
Clara Olson ca 1898
18951989
Birth: February 26, 1895 52 40
Death: July 17, 1989Fridley, Anoka County, Minnesota, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
Oscar Ranum + Clara Estella Olson
younger brother
Oscar Ranum and Clara Olson
18871924
Birth: March 18, 1887 36 35Rosewood, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: January 18, 1924Viking, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
wife
Clara Olson ca 1898
18951989
Birth: February 26, 1895 52 40
Death: July 17, 1989Fridley, Anoka County, Minnesota, United States
nephew
19141919
Birth: October 12, 1914 27 19Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: about 1919
niece
Private
nephew
19202011
Birth: January 27, 1920 32 24Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: February 5, 2011Mountrail County, North Dakota, United States
2 years
nephew
19222001
Birth: May 10, 1922 35 27New Solum Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: October 26, 2001Viking, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
nephew
Private
nephew
Private
Peder Sjosvold + Clara Estella Olson
partner’s partner
18831931
Birth: August 10, 1883
Death: March 30, 1931Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
wife
Clara Olson ca 1898
18951989
Birth: February 26, 1895 52 40
Death: July 17, 1989Fridley, Anoka County, Minnesota, United States
Marriage MarriageNovember 3, 1928Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Birth

Ranum And Greenly Families packet has birth date 02-02-1878 on front page, but 02-28-1878 on internal page.

Birth

Originally birthplace marked as Mower County, Ranum Greenly packet says Fillmore County.

CensusView

1880 United States - Census transcript - Knud Nilsen Ranum - Household Year: 1880; Census Place: Racine, Mower, Minnesota; Roll: 626; Page: 431D; Enumeration District: 157 Racine, Mower Cty, Minnesota, USA

Name Age Sex Mon Relation S M W/D MY Occupation UnEm Sick Blind DD Idiotic Insane Disabled School Read Write BP FBP MBP
Knud Nilsen Ranum 29 M head Laborer Norway Norway Norway
Sigrid Knudsdatter Ranum 28 F wife Keeping house Norway Norway Norway
Karl or Carl N Ranum 4 M son Minnesota Norway Norway
Alfred Ranum 3 M son Minnesota Norway Norway
Benhard Ranum 6/12 M Dec son Minnesota Norway Norway
Shared note

Married Hulda ; after she died, married brother Oscar's widow, Clara Olsen Ranum Hansine, had 4 more children.

Census
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Residence
Military
Burial
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Media object

I think this photo dates from the late 60s or early 70s, but I have no direct evidence as yet.

  • Wayne Saewyc in 2014
Media object
Note: Front row - Carl Ranum (left), Alfred Ranum (right) Back row left to right - Minnie Dahl (cousin), S…

Front row - Carl Ranum (left), Alfred Ranum (right) Back row left to right - Minnie Dahl (cousin), Severt Ostgaard (Cora Ranum's husband), Mary Mahill (friend?)

Image from gracijd, shared on ancestry.com 14 Apr 2015