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Stena (Christina) Lein, 1871-1895


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 2/14/2009 at 18:28:19

Death of Mrs. Stena Lein: At peace, on Sunday [June 30, 1895] about half past eleven o'clock, Mrs. Lein passed away to her resting place into the Sweet Bye and Bye. Mrs. Lein is the daughter of Mr. K. A. Toft, who about a year ago also past through the same ordeal. Mrs. Lein was born in Polk Co., Iowa July the 25th, 1871.

She was married to Mr. Thor Lein Nov. the 26th, 1890, became a member of the Lutheran church when quite young and lived a constant Christian up to her death. She leaves a husband and two little children and a large circle of warm friends to mourn her departure. A procession of 50 teams moved quietly to the Norwegian cemetery. Rev. Thor. Mdsgard [sic] officiated in Norwegian at the house at one o'clock. Rev, Mr. Engh officiated in American at the grave.

Contributed by: Ruth Hackett. Source: Northern Vindicator, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa; July 4, 1895.

Note: the 1895 Iowa State Census of Ellsworth Township, Emmet County lists Thor A. Lein, 29, born in Story Co., Ia, farmer; Stena, 23, born in Polk Co., Ia, Asker, 3, and Knutie, 1, both born in Emmet County.


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