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Thomas Severson 1872-1918

SEVERSON, GOSS

Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 12/18/2010 at 00:09:31

Thomas Severson was born at Leeds Center, Columbia county, Wis., Feb. 13, 1872, and when yet a child moved with his parents to Lake Mills, Iowa, where he lived 14 years; they then moved to Mitchell, S.D., where they stayed only 6 months when they came to Estherville, Iowa, where he has made his home for the last 32 years with the exception of a few years which he spent working at different places. He belonged to the Lutheran church and was confirmed by Rev. I. M. Dahl, Dec. 7, 1886, at the Court House where services were then held. He died at his motherís home on 920 N. 9th St., April 5, 1918 from ceroses of the liver from which he has suffered since last fall. He leaves to mourn his departure his mother, Mrs. Anfin Severson, and a sister, Mrs. Chas. Goss. Funeral services were held at the Norwegian Lutheran church and interment made in Oak Hill cemetery, April 8, 2 p.m. Rev. J. J. Akre, officiating. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, April 10, 1918)


 

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