Knud Nilsen Ranum, 18511918 (aged 67 years)

Name
Knud Nilsen /Ranum/
Given names
Knud Nilsen
Surname
Ranum
Also known as
Knut /Ranum/
Also known as
Knud /Nils./
Also known as
Knud N. /Raneim/
Also known as
Knudt /Ramm/
Also known as
Knudt /Ranum/
Also known as
Knute N. /Ranum/
Also known as
Knut /Ramm/
Also known as
Kneut /Ramim/
Birth March 18, 1851 51 44
Birth 1852 52 45
Census after March 18, 1865 (aged 14 years) Age: 16
Immigration
Arrival date per 1900 U.S. Census
1869 (aged 17 years)

Religious marriageSigrid Knudsdatter DickenView this family
November 25, 1874 (aged 23 years) Husband: 25 Wife: 23
Address: Highland Prairie Lutheran Church
Religion: Lutheran
Civil marriageSigrid Knudsdatter DickenView this family
December 26, 1874 (aged 23 years)
Census May 1, 1875 (aged 24 years) Age: 24
Birth of a sonCarl Nicholas Ranum
March 3, 1876 (aged 24 years)
Birth of a sonAlfred Ranum
February 28, 1878 (aged 26 years)
Note: 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 sonBenhard Ranum
December 25, 1879 (aged 28 years)
Note: The Ranum and Greenly Families packet has Benhard's birth in Fillmore County.
Census June 7, 1880 (aged 29 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
Residence 1881 (aged 29 years)
Birth of a sonEdward Ranum
May 15, 1881 (aged 30 years)
Birth of a sonBerner Ranum
October 10, 1882 (aged 31 years)
Birth of a daughterAlma Karena Ranum
March 13, 1884 (aged 32 years)
Residence May 1, 1885 (aged 34 years)
Census May 28, 1885 (aged 34 years) Age: 34
Census May 28, 1885 (aged 34 years) Age: 34
Birth of a sonCasper Ranum
September 16, 1885 (aged 34 years)
Birth of a sonOscar Ranum
March 18, 1887 (aged 36 years)
Birth of a sonJohn Ranum
September 26, 1888 (aged 37 years)
Birth of a sonSanford Ranum
March 13, 1890 (aged 38 years)
Birth of a sonFreman Ranum
December 16, 1891 (aged 40 years)
Death of a wifeSigrid Knudsdatter Dicken
1893 (aged 41 years)
Census June 11, 1895 (aged 44 years) Age: 44
MarriageKari IversonView this family
June 26, 1896 (aged 45 years)
Birth of a sonFredrick Sigwart Ranum
February 27, 1897 (aged 45 years)
Birth of a sonOtto Henry Ranum
December 18, 1899 (aged 48 years)
Census June 2, 1900 (aged 49 years) Age: 49
Address: RR#1 Newfolden, Minn
Residence 1900 (aged 48 years)
Birth of a daughterRuth Evelyn Ranum
January 9, 1903 (aged 51 years)
Marriage of a childSevert O. OstgaardAlma Karena RanumView this family
June 16, 1903 (aged 52 years)
Marriage of a childCarl Nicholas RanumPetrine S MelboeView this family
January 22, 1904 (aged 52 years)
Census June 7, 1905 (aged 54 years) Age: 55
Death of a sonCasper Ranum
June 25, 1905 (aged 54 years)

Birth of a sonClarence Randolph Ranum
November 29, 1905 (aged 54 years)
Census April 20, 1910 (aged 59 years)

1910 United States - Census transcript - Knud Nilsen Ranum - Household Year: 1910; Census Place: New Solum, Marshall, Minnesota; Roll: T624_697; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0109 New Solum, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States

Name Relation Sex Race Age Cond Marr Chil Chil BP FBP MBP Imm Nat Lang Occupation Ind Emp Unemp Unemp R W Sch Home Mort Farm CW Blind Deaf
Ranum, Knud N head M W 60 M2 14 Norway Norway Norway 1865 Na English Farmer General Farm Employer yes yes Own Free Farm
Iverson, Kari wife F W 49 M2 14 10 7 Norway Norway Norway 1893 Norwegian none yes yes
Ranum, Oscar son M W 23 S Minnesota Norway Norway English Farm laborer Home farm W no 0 yes yes
Ranum, Sanford o son M W 17 S Minnesota Norway Norway English none yes yes no
Ranum, Fredrick S son M W 13 S Minnesota Norway Norway English none yes yes yes
Ranum, Otto H son M W 10 S Minnesota Norway Norway English none yes yes yes
Ranum, Ruth E daughter F W 7 S 0 0 Minnesota Norway Norway yes
Ranum, Clarence R son M W 4 S Minnesota Norway Norway
Groenlig or Greenley, Dorthea step-daughter F W 21 S 0 0 Norway Norway Norway 1893 English Teacher Public schools W no 0 yes yes
Groenlig or Greenley, Charlotte step-daughter F W 17 S 0 0 Norway Norway Norway 1893 English Teacher Public schools W no 0 yes yes yes
Residence 1910 (aged 58 years)
Death of a sonSanford Ranum
August 1, 1910 (aged 59 years)
Marriage of a childBenhard RanumJulia Clara OpsethView this family
June 25, 1911 (aged 60 years)
Death of a sonClarence Randolph Ranum
August 13, 1913 (aged 62 years)

Note: Apparently died of appendicitis per Lori Ranum's family history
Marriage of a childFreman RanumClara JohnsonView this family
November 2, 1918 (aged 67 years)
Death of a fatherNils Knudsen

Death of a motherAnne Arnesdatter

Death December 7, 1918 (aged 67 years)

Family legend has his death related to the Spanish Influenza epidemic.

Burial
Family with parents
father
1799
Birth: October 30, 1799Nordre Aurdal, Valdres, Oppland, Norway
Death: Norway
mother
1807
Birth: 1807 42 42Nordre Aurdal, Valdres, Oppland, Norway
Death: Norway
Marriage MarriageNovember 10, 1833
7 years
elder sister
1841
Birth: January 12, 1841 41 34Norway
6 years
elder sister
1847
Birth: March 17, 1847 47 40Norway
4 years
himself
Knud and Siri Ranum
18511918
Birth: March 18, 1851 51 44Nord Aurdal, Valdres, Oppland, Norway
Death: December 7, 1918Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Family with Sigrid Knudsdatter Dicken
himself
Knud and Siri Ranum
18511918
Birth: March 18, 1851 51 44Nord Aurdal, Valdres, Oppland, Norway
Death: December 7, 1918Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
wife
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
son
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
son
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
son
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
son
18811974
Birth: May 15, 1881 30 29Mower County, Minnesota, United States
Death: May 7, 1974Maryfield, Saskatchewan, Canada
17 months
son
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
daughter
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
son
18851905
Birth: September 16, 1885 34 34Rosewood, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: June 25, 1905
18 months
son
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
son
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
son
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
son
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
Family with Kari Iverson
himself
Knud and Siri Ranum
18511918
Birth: March 18, 1851 51 44Nord Aurdal, Valdres, Oppland, Norway
Death: December 7, 1918Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
wife
18601928
Birth: June 1860Norway
Death: February 20, 1928Minnesota, United States
Marriage MarriageJune 26, 1896Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
8 months
son
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
son
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
daughter
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
son
19051913
Birth: November 29, 1905 54 45New Solum Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
Death: August 13, 1913
Fredrick Olsen Groenlig + Kari Iverson
partner’s partner
wife
18601928
Birth: June 1860Norway
Death: February 20, 1928Minnesota, United States
step-son
2 years
step-son
18861906
Birth: February 13, 1886 32 25Norway
Death: April 21, 1906
3 years
step-daughter
Knut and Kari Ranum family circa 1900
18881937
Birth: October 1, 1888 35 28Norway
Death: November 10, 1937
4 years
step-daughter
Knut and Kari Ranum family circa 1900
18921974
Birth: May 22, 1892 39 31Norway
Death: May 1974
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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
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1910 United States - Census transcript - Knud Nilsen Ranum - Household Year: 1910; Census Place: New Solum, Marshall, Minnesota; Roll: T624_697; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0109 New Solum, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States

Name Relation Sex Race Age Cond Marr Chil Chil BP FBP MBP Imm Nat Lang Occupation Ind Emp Unemp Unemp R W Sch Home Mort Farm CW Blind Deaf
Ranum, Knud N head M W 60 M2 14 Norway Norway Norway 1865 Na English Farmer General Farm Employer yes yes Own Free Farm
Iverson, Kari wife F W 49 M2 14 10 7 Norway Norway Norway 1893 Norwegian none yes yes
Ranum, Oscar son M W 23 S Minnesota Norway Norway English Farm laborer Home farm W no 0 yes yes
Ranum, Sanford o son M W 17 S Minnesota Norway Norway English none yes yes no
Ranum, Fredrick S son M W 13 S Minnesota Norway Norway English none yes yes yes
Ranum, Otto H son M W 10 S Minnesota Norway Norway English none yes yes yes
Ranum, Ruth E daughter F W 7 S 0 0 Minnesota Norway Norway yes
Ranum, Clarence R son M W 4 S Minnesota Norway Norway
Groenlig or Greenley, Dorthea step-daughter F W 21 S 0 0 Norway Norway Norway 1893 English Teacher Public schools W no 0 yes yes
Groenlig or Greenley, Charlotte step-daughter F W 17 S 0 0 Norway Norway Norway 1893 English Teacher Public schools W no 0 yes yes yes
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Family legend has his death related to the Spanish Influenza epidemic.

Shared note

Originally Knut or Knud Nilsen or Neilson, last name changed to Ranum when he emigrated, after the name of the home farm area in Norway.

1865 Norway census lists him as Knud Nilsen, born 1850 in Nordre Aurdal (part of Valdres Valley) living with his father, Nils Knudsen, and his mother, Anne Arnesdatter, and his sister, Anne Nilsdatter, in Nord-Aurdal municipality, on the farm Ranaim, Bruget.

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Note: From Scott Forland via Facebook Ranum family history group. Photo taken in Crookston, Minnesota, estimated ~1890
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Photo shared on Facebook Ranum family group. Assuming the provenance of the image is correct, here is the deduced list of individuals:

Back row: Alma Karina Ranum, Oscar Ranum, Casper Ranum or Martin Greenley Middle row: Fremen Ranum, Knut Ranum (seated), Dorothea Greenley, John Ranum, Kari Ranum (seated, holding Otto Ranum as baby) Sanford Ranum Front row: Fredrick Ranum (standing, held by father Knut), and Charlotte Greenley (seated.)

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Photo shared on Facebook Ranum family group. Assuming the provenance of the image is correct, here is the deduced list of individuals:

Back row: Alma Karina Ranum, Oscar Ranum, Casper Ranum or Martin Greenley Middle row: Fremen Ranum, Knut Ranum (seated), Dorothea Greenley, John Ranum, Kari Ranum (seated, holding Otto Ranum as baby) Sanford Ranum Front row: Fredrick Ranum (standing, held by father Knut), and Charlotte Greenley (seated.)