Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Ellick Charleson Family


The Ellick Charleson Family. The picture was taken before February of 1895. Back row: Inger (Mrs Richard Ryerson) (11 March 1867- 21 November 1933) , Knute(3 January 1865-6 August 1909), Tomina (Mrs. Ellick Nelson) (30 May 1856-25 March 1913), & Sever (9 March 1873-3 March 1907). Middle row: Henry (17 August 1877- before August 1958), Ellick, the father, born 1834 in Sondeled, Norway died March 1899, Ingeborg Torjesdatter, the mother,( born 27 June 1838 in Holt, Norway - died 6 April 1922), Maren (Mrs Anton Holt)(22 May 1869-7 March 1946) , Thomas (27 December 1862-26 February 1895). Front row: Theodore ( 2 September 1879-25 October 1960) and Louisa (Mrs. Halbert Anderson) 11-August 1875- 2 December 1950). Ingebor Charleson came to this country in 1853 from Norway and settled here while it was still Indian Country. Mrs Charleson was a survivor as 7 of her 12 children preceded her in death. She was also called Emma. Her husband was also referred to as Alec or Aleck. They attended the Holden Mt Morris Lutheran Church. I am a descendant of Louisa, Mrs Halbert Anderson.

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