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Jacob Paulson
Marion Twp.

Jacob Paulson (or Borby) was born in Hadeland, Norway, April 27, 1835. The family came to America in 1851, and located in Marion Township, this county. The father died in 1853, the mother in 1854. They are buried in the Clermont Cemetery. The subject of this memoir was married in 1861 to Olena M. Rulland, who was born in Norway, Nov. 5, 1844. Eleven children have blessed this union, nine living - Paul, born Aug. 6, 1862, is clerking in Postville; Ingeborg Mathilde, July 20, 1864; Anna Marie, Nov. 7, 1866; Martin Johannes, March 28, 1870; Sven Julian, Nov. 4, 1871; Julia Louise, Jan. 20, 1875; Josephena Theodora, Oct. 7, 1876; Joseph, Dec. 1, 1878, and L. Emelia, Jan. 10, 1881. The family are members of the Norwegian Lutheran church. Mr. Paulson is a Republican. He owns a highly cultivated farm of 220 acres in Marion Township.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 935
Transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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