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Carl Jorgensen Wold (Tørjevollen)

Birthdate: (90)
Birthplace: Skoger, Buskerud, Norway
Death: April 12, 1941 (90)
Grantsburg, Burnett, Wisconsin, United States
Place of Burial: Grantsburg, Burnett County, Wisconsin, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jørgen Oleson Wold and Anna Knudsdatter Wold
Husband of Maggie Wold; Martha Wold and Inger Andrine Evenson
Father of John Charles Wold; Lulu Wilson; Grace Steffen; Louis Wold; George Wold and 7 others
Brother of Johanne Øya; Martinius Jørgensen Wold; Anton Jørgensen Wold; Maren Wold; Birgitte Lundeby and 3 others

Managed by: Kitty Munson Cooper
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About Charley Wold

Find A Grave entry:[ http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSvcid=15247&GRid=83512660&]

Emigrated to America to Grantsburg, Wisconsin. According to Lee family lore, Maren Wold Lee sometimes sent her brother money.

In the winters he worked as a lumberjack, was with his brother Herman when Herman was killed by a falling tree. He also farmed, became the town sheriff, hung wallpaper, and started a brass band. Much of this is in his obituary listed here under documents and on our family history site here http://kittymunson.com/index.php?page=carl-wold-obitury

This patent, number 1390185 granted on Sep 6,1921 that he appears to have filed was for an improved cant hook for handling logs: a Patent filed in 1920 by a Charles J. Wold of Grantsburg Wisconsin............

http://www.google.com/patents?id=o4xQAAAAEBAJ&pg=PA1&dq=1390185&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=2#v=onepage&q=1390185&f=false

Had 3 wives, Many (possibly 20 plus) children and many descendants. Some are called Wald.


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Charley Wold's Timeline

1851
March 4, 1851
Skoger, Buskerud, Norway
October 19, 1851
Skoger, Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
1874
June 20, 1874
Age 23
Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, USA
1877
May 23, 1877
Age 26
Trade Lake, Burnett County, Wisconsin, United States
1891
September 16, 1891
Age 40
Wisconsin, United States
1904
February 15, 1904
Age 52
Grantsburg, Burnett County, Wisconsin, United States
1905
December 10, 1905
Age 54
Wisconsin, United States