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

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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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Bertil Olsen Waagedahl
Bertel Olsen Waagedahl
Berthel Olsen
May 17, 1856
165 Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
5 May 23, 1917
104 61 Holt Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, United States
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