Bertil Olsen Waagedahl, 18561917 (aged 61 years)

Name
Bertil Olsen /Waagedahl/
Given names
Bertil Olsen
Nickname
B.O.
Surname
Waagedahl
Also known as
Bertel Olsen /Waagedahl/
Also known as
Berthel /Olsen/
Birth May 17, 1856 31 30
Residence 1879 (aged 22 years)
Iowa, United States
Latitude: N42.031324 Longitude: W93.620540Google Maps™Bing Maps™OpenStreetMap™

Census June 1, 1880 (aged 24 years) Age: 24
Address: Living in the household of Lars O. Ramstadt
Residence
Birth of a sonOle Telenius Gerhardt Waagedahl
April 6, 1882 (aged 25 years)
Death of a wifeFirst Mrs. Waagedahl
April 12, 1882 (aged 25 years)
Note: According to a note from Myron Sorter, son of Christine Waagedahl Sorter, the mother of Ole Telenius…

According to a note from Myron Sorter, son of Christine Waagedahl Sorter, the mother of Ole Telenius Waagedahl died 6 days after he was born (he was born on 6 April 1882). Still no name for her in the records.

Residence before 1889 (aged 32 years)
MarriageMartha WahlView this family
March 17, 1889 (aged 32 years)
Birth of a daughterChristine Waagedahl
January 18, 1890 (aged 33 years)
Birth of a daughterGunhild Waagedahl
June 24, 1891 (aged 35 years)

Birth of a sonElling O. Waagedahl
November 19, 1893 (aged 37 years)
Census June 17, 1895 (aged 39 years) Age: 39
Birth of a daughterBertella Waagedahl
March 12, 1896 (aged 39 years)
Property
Homestead Certificate #9817 Crookston, Minnesota Land Office
August 3, 1899 (aged 43 years)
Address: 160 homesteaded acres. 14377-14999 330th St NE Middle River, MN 56737, USA
Census June 5, 1900 (aged 44 years) Age: 44

1900 United States - Census transcript - Bertil Olsen Waagedahl B.O. - Household 1900; Census Place: Holt, Marshall, Minnesota; Roll: 774; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0105 Waagedahl Farm, Holt township, Marshall county, Minnesota, USA

Name Relation Race Sex Month Year Age Cond Marr Chil Chil BP FBP MBP Imm US Nat Occupation Unemp School Read Write Eng Home Mort Farm
Bertil Olsen Waagedahl B.O. head M May 1856 44 S 11 Norway Norway Norway 1879 21 No Farmer 0 Yes Yes Yes Owned Free Farm
Martha Wahl wife F Apr 1856 44 M 11 4 4 NOR Norway Norway 1884 16 Yes Yes Yes
Christine Waagedahl daughter F Jan 1890 10 S North Dakota Norway NOR 4 Yes No No
Gunhild Waagedahl daughter F Jun 1891 8 S Norway NOR 4
Elling O. Waagedahl son M Nov 1893 6 S Minnesota Norway NOR 1
Bertella Waagedahl daughter F Mar 1896 4 S Minnesota Norway NOR
Census June 12, 1905 (aged 49 years) Age: 49
Name Street or Rural Sex Age Color PoB FPoB MPoB State Residence ED Residence Occupation ArmySvc War
Bertil Olsen
Waagedahl M 49 W Norway Norway Norway 14y0m 14y0m Farmer
Martha
Wahl F 49 W Norway Norway Norway 14y0m 14y0m Farmers wife
Christine
Waagedahl F 15 W N. Dak. Norway Norway 14y0m 14y0m Farm laborer
Gunhild
Waagedahl F 13 W Minnesota Norway Norway 13y10m 13y10m Farm laborer
Eling
Waagedahl M 11 W Minnesota Norway Norway 11y6m 11y6m Farm laborer
Berthelda
Waagedahl F 9 W Minnesota Norway Norway 9y2m 9y2m
Political
Elected as Holt Assessor
March 11, 1913 (aged 56 years)
Death of a daughterBertella Waagedahl
August 24, 1916 (aged 60 years) Age: 20 years, 5 months, 12 days
Cause: Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Burial of a daughterBertella Waagedahl
August 26, 1916 (aged 60 years)
Address: 15730 - 320 St NE Middle River, MN
Cemetery: Ringbo cemetery

BerthellaWaagedahlgravestone http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=d785b9d6-ed69-4ab8-b0cf-aa542dc826b3&tid=8236611&pid=134

Death May 23, 191707:00 (aged 61 years) Age: 61 years 5 days
Cause of death: Heart attack
Burial May 25, 1917 (2 days after death)
Address: 15730 - 320 St NE Middle River, MN
Cemetery: Ringbo cemetery

Berthel Waagedahl Grave http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=036c7b40-e11a-4384-b9af-b632740e6693&tid=8236611&pid=27

Family with parents
father
mother
himself
Headstone, Berthel Waagedahl
18561917
Birth: May 17, 1856 31 30Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
Death: May 23, 1917Holt Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Family with Martha Wahl
himself
Headstone, Berthel Waagedahl
18561917
Birth: May 17, 1856 31 30Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
Death: May 23, 1917Holt Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
wife
Mother Martha Waagedahl 1856-1945
18561945
Birth: April 3, 1856 32 26Gran, Hadeland, Oppland, NOR
Death: December 30, 1945Holt Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Marriage MarriageMarch 17, 1889Lake Park, Becker County, Minnesota, United States
10 months
daughter
"Neldie and Christine"
18901969
Birth: January 18, 1890 33 33North Dakota, United States
Death: September 7, 1969Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
17 months
daughter
Gunhild Waagedahl 1891-1921
18911920
Birth: June 24, 1891 35 35
Death: March 7, 1920Oakland Park Sanatorium, Rocksbury Township, Pennington County, Minnesota, United States
2 years
son
Elling Waagedahl 1893-1957
18931957
Birth: November 19, 1893 37 37Minnesota, United States
Death: October 14, 1957Warren Hospital, Warren, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
2 years
daughter
Bertela Waagedahl
18961916
Birth: March 12, 1896 39 39Minnesota, United States
Death: August 24, 1916Holt, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Family with First Mrs. Waagedahl
himself
Headstone, Berthel Waagedahl
18561917
Birth: May 17, 1856 31 30Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
Death: May 23, 1917Holt Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
partner
1882
Death: April 12, 1882Becker County, Minnesota, United States
son
"Dick Fox & children - Uncle" in Shelton, WA
18821958
Birth: April 6, 1882 25Lake Park Township, Becker County, Minnesota, United States
Death: October 30, 1958Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico
CensusView

1900 United States - Census transcript - Bertil Olsen Waagedahl B.O. - Household 1900; Census Place: Holt, Marshall, Minnesota; Roll: 774; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0105 Waagedahl Farm, Holt township, Marshall county, Minnesota, USA

Name Relation Race Sex Month Year Age Cond Marr Chil Chil BP FBP MBP Imm US Nat Occupation Unemp School Read Write Eng Home Mort Farm
Bertil Olsen Waagedahl B.O. head M May 1856 44 S 11 Norway Norway Norway 1879 21 No Farmer 0 Yes Yes Yes Owned Free Farm
Martha Wahl wife F Apr 1856 44 M 11 4 4 NOR Norway Norway 1884 16 Yes Yes Yes
Christine Waagedahl daughter F Jan 1890 10 S North Dakota Norway NOR 4 Yes No No
Gunhild Waagedahl daughter F Jun 1891 8 S Norway NOR 4
Elling O. Waagedahl son M Nov 1893 6 S Minnesota Norway NOR 1
Bertella Waagedahl daughter F Mar 1896 4 S Minnesota Norway NOR
CensusView
Name Street or Rural Sex Age Color PoB FPoB MPoB State Residence ED Residence Occupation ArmySvc War
Bertil Olsen
Waagedahl M 49 W Norway Norway Norway 14y0m 14y0m Farmer
Martha
Wahl F 49 W Norway Norway Norway 14y0m 14y0m Farmers wife
Christine
Waagedahl F 15 W N. Dak. Norway Norway 14y0m 14y0m Farm laborer
Gunhild
Waagedahl F 13 W Minnesota Norway Norway 13y10m 13y10m Farm laborer
Eling
Waagedahl M 11 W Minnesota Norway Norway 11y6m 11y6m Farm laborer
Berthelda
Waagedahl F 9 W Minnesota Norway Norway 9y2m 9y2m
NameView

Gravestone uses Berthel, not Bertil

BurialView

Berthel Waagedahl Grave http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=036c7b40-e11a-4384-b9af-b632740e6693&tid=8236611&pid=27

Shared note

Land Patent 3 Aug 1899 in Marshall County, Crookston land office doc #9817, accession MN2570_.302

Wife and daughter's death certificates list him as Bertil O. Waagedahl or Bertel O. Waagedahl. Naturalization declaration of intent, filed 1882 Becker County, recorded Marshall County 1993, lists him as born in 1856 in Norway, arriving in US in August 1879 via New York. Final naturalization paper filed in Marshall County 1898. Death cert #1917-MN-007149. Obituary in Holt Weekly News June 1, 1917.

U.S. Census of 1880 (per Norwegian records Digitalarkivet, University of Bergen) lists Bertel Vaagedal, age 24, working as a laborer in Hamden, Becker County, Minnesota. Appears to have met and married Martha Wahl or Hval in North Dakota. Family records from Myron Sorter identify a prior marriage in Minnesota, with a son, Ole, whose mother died 6 days after he was born.

According to Holt Township Centennial Book, 1989, Berthel and Martha farmed in Section 3 of Holt township in Minnesota, raising shorthorn cattle and sheep. Bertil was a lay pastor for the Emanual Free Lutheran Church in Ringbo, Marshall County, and conducted services in the absence of a regular pastor

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