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Askel H. Traefold, 1830-1916


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 4/18/2009 at 12:04:49

A. K. Traefold, who has been a resident of Emmet County for the past twenty-six years, passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. William J. Fisher, in Wallingford last evening [25 Jan 1916] at the age of 85 years, 11 months, 10 days. He was born 16 Feb 1830 in Norway. On coming to this country he moved to Cottonwood county, Minnesota, where he lived until he moved to Emmet county. He has resided on his farm until about ten years ago, when he went to reside with his daughter, Mrs. Fisher. There are three girls and five boys still living, Mrs. Fisher being the only member of the family residing in this section of the country.

The funeral services will be held in Wallingford, and the remains laid to rest in the High Lake cemetery. The Rev. Severtson will have charge of the services.

Contributed by: Ruth Hackett. Source: Estherville Weekly Enterprise, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, January 26, 1916.


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