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Ole Bakka, 1834-1911


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 1/22/2009 at 15:29:24

Ole Bakka, father of Mrs. H. H. Tosdal, died in the southern part of the state Monday [Sep. 11, 1911]. Funeral will be held from the Tosdal home tomorrow afternoon at 1 o'clock. Burial will be made in the Lutheran cemetery north of town.

Ole Bakka was born in Norway 77 years ago. He came to America when a young man and married in Allamakee county, Iowa. About forty years ago he moved to Emmet county, and has been living in the county since. The first place he settled in the county was the farm north of the Kettleson farm; then he moved south of Estherville; later he moved to Wallingford, where he has been making his home. His wife died about twenty years ago, and later he married his present wife. Mr. Bakka had one son, who died some years ago, and one daughter, Mrs. H. H. Tosdal of this city.

Contributed by: Ruth Hackett. Source: Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, September 13, 1911.


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