Betsy "Brita" Olina Holtan

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Betsy "Brita" Olina Holtan

Birthplace: Albion, Dane, Wisconsin, USA
Death: August 23, 1923 (64)
Deerfield, Dane, Wisconsin, USA
Place of Burial: Deerfield Cem, Deerfield, Dane WI
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Halvor Gullichson Gjerde and Ingeborg Olsdatter Grytebek
Wife of Jens Nielson Thorstad
Mother of Emil Gerhard Thorstad; Selma Elenora Thorstad; Levi Thorstad; Katinka Josephene Thorstad; Lucius Berlin Thorstad and 2 others
Sister of Gullik Holtan; Margit "MariaJulia" Gurine Holtan; Josephine Amalie Holtan; Ingeborg "Isabelle" Holtan; Otine Lovine "Hattie Louise" Holtan and 4 others

Managed by: Dana Marie Kelly
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About Betsy "Brita" Olina Holtan


From Capital Times Stoughton page August 19, 1920:

Mrs. Jens Thorstad of Deerfield is spending the week with her sister, Mrs. S. M. Halverson, and other relatives here.

From The Capital Times February 24, 1923:


Mrs. Jens Thorstad returned to Deerfield today, after a week's visit with Stoughton relatives.

From Wisconsin State Journal August 23, 1923:

STOUGHTON - Mrs. Jens Thorstad died Wednesday night at her home east of Stoughton after a year's illness with cancer. Mrs. Thorstad is about 60 years of age and is survived by her husband, two daughters, Selma and Katinka, and four sons, Nels, Harlow, Emil, and Lucius all at home. Also by five sisters, Mrs. Sam Halverson, Mrs. Henry Brickson, Mrs. Ed Swan, Mrs. Lars Roer, and Miss Annie Holtan.

From Capital Times August 28, 1923:

Funeral of Mrs. Thorstad

Among those from Stoughton in attendance upon the funeral of Mrs. Jens Thorstad at Deerfield on Sunday were Cashier G. O. Moen of the Citizens National bank and Mrs. Moen; Henry Brickson and family, Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Roer, Miss Anne Holtan, S. M. Halverson and family.

From Wisconsin State Journal "Stoughton News" August 28, 1923:

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Brickson, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Halverson, Mr. and Mrs. Lars Roer, Mrs. Ed Swan, Miss Annie Holtan, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Viken, Mr. and Mrs. Margido Moksness, Mrs. and Mrs. Lawrence Lynch, Mr. and Mrs. L.C. Kravick, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Hellickson, motored to Deerfield Sunday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Jens Thorstad who died last Friday.

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Betsy "Brita" Olina Holtan's Timeline

September 11, 1858
Albion, Dane, Wisconsin, USA
October 17, 1858
Koshkonong Prairie, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
November 24, 1885
Deerfield, Dane, Wisconsin, USA
September 18, 1887
Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
December 2, 1889
Deerfield, Dane, Wisconsin, USA
December 2, 1891
Dane, Wisconsin, USA
February 14, 1894
Deerfield, Dane, Wisconsin, USA
April 20, 1898
Collage Grove, Dane, Wisconsin
Deerfield, Dane, Wisconsin, USA