Norwegians
of Dodge &
Olmsted,
Minnesota

Genealogy of an Immigrant
Community, circa 1854-1925
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Claus Bergan O. Nelson (Giere)

Male 1862 - 1954  (92 years)


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  • Name Claus Bergan O. Nelson (Giere)  [1, 2
    Born 11 Apr 1862  Dane County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Biography 1905 
    Died 21 May 1954  Big Stone County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Fairview Cemetery, Hayfield Township, Dodge County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I375  Dodge and Olmsted Minnesota Norwegian-Americans
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 

    Father Ole (G.) Nelson Giere,   b. 15 Dec 1825, Næs Prestegjeld, Buskerud, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1893, Rock Dell Township, Olmsted County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Inger Clausdatter (Klasdatter) Himle (Miltzow),   b. 24 Feb 1828, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1918  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 1853  [2
    Family ID F2208  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline (Carolina) Fingarson (Fingerson),   b. 21 Jan 1867, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1944, Olmsted County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1889  Olmsted County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Children 
    +1. Cyril Giere,   b. 1895,   d. 24 Jan 1951, Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     2. Esther Giere,   b. 1898
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2015 07:44:08 
    Family ID F105  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Apr 1862 - Dane County, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Apr 1889 - Olmsted County, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 May 1954 - Big Stone County, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fairview Cemetery, Hayfield Township, Dodge County, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S13] The County of Dodge, Minnesota 1905: Topographical, Historical, Pictorial, Miscellaneous., (St. Paul: R. L. Polk & Co., 1905).

    2. [S26] Historie om Undvandringen fra Voss og Vossingerne i Amerika, K. A. Rene, (Madison, Wis: Udgivet med stotte af Vosselaget, 1930.).

    3. [S79] Dalby Database - Cemetery Database Search, John Dalby, (Ancestry.com; Owatonna Public Library, Owatonna, Steele Co, MN).

    4. [S247] MACO / MOMS, MACO (Minnesota Association of County Officers).