1839) on 14 Jun 1868 in Roseville he married Katerina Schon. In 1882 he moved to Ola Twp., Brule Co. where on 15 Mar 1912 he died. Vaclav had 8 children. Marie (b. 6 Mar 1842-d. 2 Sep 1842); Marie (b. 27 Feb 1846) married John Paul Gaertner on 18 Aug 1864 in Fayette Co., IA where they lived for a short period before moving to Floyd Co., IA. Marie died there in 1870 leaving 3 children. Josef (b. 14 Oct 1848-d. 6 Dec 1848).

Frantisek and Katerina’s children were: Josef (b. 12 Aug 1850) married Mary Kovarik on 10 Jun 1873 in Spillville. He farmed with his parents until their death and then moved to Chickasaw Co., IA. Josef and Mary had 8 children. And Karel (b. 3 Sep 1851) married Barbara Dostal on 19 Jan 1875 in Spillville. (See Karel Andera’s family history).

Andersen, Severin and Karen (Moberg)

(Geneva Tweeten)

Severin Olai Anderson was born 24 May 1846, the son of Andreas Martinsen Landass and Synneve Oldsdtr. Karen Christine Moberg was born 5 Jun 1852, the daughter of Engel Johnson Indre Moberg and Torbjor Knutsdtr. Lekven. Severin and Karen were married at Os, Norway on Moberg in 1879.

Severin, Karen and their son, Sigurd Ingvald Alexander (Sander), immigrated to America on the Guion Line 21 Apr 1880. They came directly to Winneshiek Co. to the Lekven family in the Highlandville area.

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Severin and Karen (Moberg) Andersen

Severin and Karen purchased land near Highlandville. Later this land was sold to their son, Olaf Anton, and Severin and Karen bought an acreage west of Mabel, MN near Prosper in Fillmore Co., MN where they lived until Severin's death. The farm was then sold to their daughter, Clara Sophia, and her husband Theodore Tweeten,

The Andersen family were active members of the Iowa River Congregation where the children were baptized and confirmed. Severin and Karen had 9 children: Siaurd Inavald Alexander (Sander), born in Bergen, Norway and the following children born in Highlandville: Olaf AntonMathilda Ovidia. married Lewis Tweeten, son of Ole and Mary (Flatin) Tweeten; Clarence Theodore, married Lylia

Holven, daughter of Mikkal and Elizabeth Holven; Clara Sophia married Theodore Tweeten, son of Ole and Mary (Flatin) Tweeten; Jessie Amanda: Anna Solvina. married Joseph Corsen; and Marie Charlotte.

Severin Olai died 19 Jan 1921 and Karen Christine died Aug 1927. Both were buried in the Lutheran Church Cemetery, Mabel, MN, Fillmore Co.

Anderson, Albert and Marilyn (Miller)

(Albert & Marilyn Anderson)

Albert Richard Ramsey Anderson son of Esther (Ramsey) Anderson (b. 16 Feb 1904, d. 13 Sep 1987) and Arthur Maurice “Tiny” Anderson (b. 21 Aug 1900, d. 6 Jul 1942).


Marilyn R. Miller daughter of Esther (Stephens) Miller (b. 23 May 1915) and Frank R. Miller (b. 21 Sep 1915, d. 29 Mar 1977) .

Partial OCR transcription, some sensitive personal information such as birth dates of people that maybe living was not transcribed. See the associated scan to compare with the published information.

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