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Mads Olsen Olson

Birthdate: (81)
Birthplace: Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
Death: March 25, 1913 (81)
Acton Township, Grove City, Meeker County, Minnesota, United States
Place of Burial: Meeker County, Minnesota, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Ole Madsen Madson and Katrine Gulbrandsdatter Jakobsen
Husband of Anna Kristine Larsdatter Olson
Father of Lauritz "Lewis" M. Mads Olson; John M. Olson; Caroline Nelson; Olaf Mads Olson; Gina M. Dahl and 4 others
Half brother of Jacob Jackson; Gilbert Jackson and Martin Jackson

Managed by: Dale Nelson
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About Mads Olsen Olson

For Mads Olson's baptism record see: Kongsberg records 1816 - 1839

His step father was Iver Jackson (1812-1894) of Lake Harold, Meeker County, Minnesota, who came to America in 1857 with his mother, Katrine Gulbrandsdatter (1813-1896).

1857-62 living on the Bergseie farm in Eiker, Buskerud, Norway.

1865 living on the Hoen farm in Eiker, Buskerud, Norway.

1866 living on the Skiolden farm in Eiker, Buskerud, Norway.

In 1866 the Mads Olsen family came to St. Paul, Minnesota, but as there was no railroad west of that city, they drove by ox team through the big woods 80 miles west and homesteaded near the present town of Grove City, Minnesota. Mads & Anna, with their children left Eiker, Buskerud, Norway in 1866 for America. Anna's siblings left with them (Maren 36yrs, Erick, Nicoline 20yrs & Anne 24yrs).

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Mads Olsen Olson's Timeline

December 23, 1831
Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
January 21, 1832
Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
October 20, 1857
Age 25
Eiker, Buskerud, Norway
March 20, 1859
Age 27
October 2, 1860
Age 28
Drammen, Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
November 4, 1862
Age 30
July 4, 1865
Age 33
Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
May 15, 1867
Age 35
MN, United States
February 22, 1869
Age 37
MN, United States