Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Richard Golightly Watt 1860-1933 and Mary Ann Harris 1867-1939

Richard Golightly Watt
Parents George Darling Watt and Elizabeth Golightly
Birth 26 November 1860 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Married Mary Ann Harris 25 Feb 1886 Kaysville, Davis, Utah
Death 6 October 1933 Thatcher, Box Elder, Utah
Buried 10 Oct 1933 Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah
Sources
1880 US Census Kaysville, Davis, Utah (age 19, at home with his widowed mother)
1910 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 49)
1920 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 58)
1930 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 69)
Pic: Family Searchancestry.com
Headstone:  https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=121291
Mary Ann Harris
Parents Thomas Eagles Harris and Mary Ann Payne
Birth 31 January 1867 Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States

Death 11 November 1939 Thatcher, Box Elder, Utah, United States
Buried 14 November 1939 Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah
Sources
1870 US Census Malad, Oneida, Idaho (age 3)
1910 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 43)
1920 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 52)
1930 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 63)
Pic: Family Search
ancestry.com
Headstone: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=121287


CHILDREN

Mary Hazel Watt
Birth 2 April 1887 Layton, Davis, Utah
Occupation:  Teacher
Married Walter Calvin Waldron 29 January 1913 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: Virgil, Faye, Vern, Verle, Della, Arlene
Death 30 March 1947 Columbia, Maury, Tennessee
Buried Valley View Cemetery, Bothwell, Box Elder, Utah
Sources
1910 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 23)
1920 US Census Morgan, Morgan, Utah (age 32)
1930 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 43)
1940 US Census - can't find her, though on Family Search it claims she was in Rawlins.
Headstone: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=71877484
Pic: Family Search
ancestry.com
Annie Elizabeth Watt
Birth 11 February 1889 Layton, Davis, Utah
Married William Alexander Westmoreland 12 January 1921 Logan LDS Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah
Children: Baby boy, Mary, Edward, James, Don, Edna
Death 18 April 1960 Tremonton, Box Elder, Utah
Buried Riverview Cemetery, Tremonton, Box Elder, Utah
Sources
1910 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 21)
1920 US Census Morgan, Morgan, Utah (age 29)
1930 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 41)
1940 US Census Tremonton, Box Elder, Utah (age 51)
Headstone: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=183291
Pic: Family Search
ancestry.com
Alice Watt (twin to William)
Birth 19 March 1891 Layton, Davis, Utah
Death 19 March1891 Layton, Davis, Utah
Buried
Sources
Family Search
ancestry.com
William Louder Watt (twin to Alice)
Birth 19 March 1891 Layton, Davis, Utah
Occupation: Farmer
Married 1) Mabel Elizabeth Wheatley 16 Feb 1916 Logan, Cache, Utah
Children: Mary, Richard, Ione, Dorothy, Ruth, Thomas
2) Cora Elizabeth Ray 10 Sep 1928 10 September 1928 Salt Lake LDS Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: Olene, Valene, Leah, Alice, John, Kathleen
Death 13 June 1971 Ogden, Weber, Utah
Buried Valleyview Cemetery, Bothwell, Box Elder, Utah
Sources
1910 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 19)
1920 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 28)
1930 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 39)
1940 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 49)
Obituary
WW1 Draft Registration
Pic: Family Search
ancestry.com
Isabell Harris Watt
Birth 28 March 1894 Layton, Davis, Utah
Married Royal Charles Robins 27 August 1918 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: Clara, Richard, Charles, Lee
Death 24 September 1967 Ogden, Weber, Utah
Buried 27 September 1967 Kaysville, Davis, Utah
Sources
1910 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 16)
1920 US Census Layton, Davis, Utah (age 22)
1930 US Census Layton, Davis, Utah (age 36)
1940 US Census Layton, Davis, Utah (age 46)
Headstone: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=123842
Pic: Family Search
ancestry.com
Hattie Harris Watt
Birth 4 December1896 Layton, Davis, Utah
Occupation:  18 years as School Cook in Layton School District
1963 Davis County "Mother of the Year"
Married O'Keath Evans Adams 27 June 1917 Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children: Itha, Dean, Von, Fern, La Ree,  Evan, Val
Death 14 August 1989 Layton, Davis, Utah
Buried Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah
Note: Plot 4-15-C-7


Obituary

Beloved mother, grandmother and sister, Hattie Harris Watt Adams, 92, died Tuesday, Aug. 15, 1989 at her home.
She was born Dec.4, 1896 in Layton, a daughter of Richard Golightly and Mary Ann Harris Watt.
She married O'Keath Evans Adams July 27, 1917 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He died Nov. 28, 1973.
She was reared and educated in Thatcher, Utah and resided in Layton the past 72 years.
She was an active member of the Layton 7th LDS Ward and had served as Relief Society and Primary teacher and Religion class secretary.
She was Davis County Mother of the Year in 1963.
She had worked for the school lunch program as a supervisor for 18 years.
She enjoyed cooking and gardening. She loved her family and grandchildren and enjoyed being with her family.
Surviving are four sons and two daughters, Dean R. and wife Marjorie Adams, Von E. and wife JoAnn Adams, Evan W. and wife Gale Adams, ltha and husband Bill Hodson, LaRee and husband Roy Bowers, all of Layton; Val L. (Fern) and wife Kathie Adams, Mountain Green, Utah; 28 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Grace Jeppson, Corrine; Mrs. Lois Coombs, Honeyville.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Fern Orton, a brother and sisters.
Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Lindquist's Layton Mortuary. 1074 N. Fairfield Road where friends may call Thursday from 6-8 p.m. and Friday from 9:45-10:45 a.m.
lnterment, Kaysville City Cemetery. 
Sources
Obituary
1910 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 13)
1920 US Census Layton, Davis, Utah (age 23)
1930 US Census Layton, Davis, Utah (age 33)
1940 US Census  Layton, Davis, Utah (age 43)
Pic: Family Search
ancestry.com
Verna Harris Watt
Birth 11 October 1899 Thatcher, Box Elder, Utah
Married Melvin John Wood 17 Dec 1919 Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Children:  Rulon, Edwin, Vern, Ann
Death 7 April 1986 Layton, Davis, Utah (at her sister's home)
Buried 10 April 1986 Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah
Sources
Obituary
1910 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 10)
1930 US Census Layton, Davis, Utah (age 30)
1940 US Census  Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 40)
Headstone: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=14473206
Pic: Family Search
ancestry.com
Baby Girl Watt
Birth 12 Feb 1902 Thatcher, Box Elder, Utah
Death 12 Feb 1902 Thatcher, Box Elder, Utah
Buried
Sources
Family Search
ancestry.com
Richard Golden Watt
Birth 27 April 1904 Thatcher, Box Elder, Utah
Death 1 November 1905 Thatcher, Box Elder, Utah
COD:  Pnuemonia
Buried Valley View Cemetery, Bothwell, Box Elder, Utah
Sources
Death Certificate
Headstone: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=30090205
Family Search
ancestry.com
Ruth Harris Watt
Birth 18 October 1906 Thatcher, Box Elder, Utah
Death 27 February 1907 Thatcher, Box Elder, Utah
COD:  Bronchial Pnuemonia
Buried Valley View Cemetery, Bothwell, Box Elder, Utah
Sources
Death Certificate
Family Search
ancestry.com
Grace Darling Watt
Birth 13 January1908 Thatcher, Box Elder, Utah
Married Marvin Rasmus Jeppesen 8 December 1932 Logan LDS Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah
Children: Claude, Linda, Leon, Ricky
Death 13 February 1995 Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah
Buried 17 February 1995 Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah
Sources
1910 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 2)
1920 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 19 - should be 12)
1930 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 22)
1940 US Census Malad, Box Elder, Utah (age 32)
Note:  Malad later became part of Idaho
Headstone: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13835603
Obituary
Pic: Obit
ancestry.com

Lois Jane Watt
Birth 22 October 1911 Thatcher, Box Elder, Utah
Married Harold Ross Coombs 24 October 1935 Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah
Children: Don, Harold, Boyce, Eileen, Gae
Death 5 May1995 Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah
Buried 9 May 1995 Honeyville Cemetery, Honeyville, Box Elder, Utah
Sources
1920 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 8)
1930 US Census Rawlins, Box Elder, Utah (age 18)
1940 US Census Portage, Box Elder, Utah (age 28)
Headstone: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=94102982
Obituary
Pic: Family Search
ancestry.com

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Thomas Rouse and Joanna Whitcroft

Thomas Rouse
Parents?
Born about 1670 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Note: this is a best guess year - based on the year of marriage
Occupation:  Shoemaker
Married Joanna Whitcroft 4 Oct 1693 Todeham, Gloucester, England
Died July 1736
Note:  his will was written in 1732 (see below)
Buried 29 July 1736
Last Will and Testament: Probate records 1541-1858 for Gloucester Co. England, Church of England Diocese of Gloucester, Consistory Court Gloucestershire: Film 91438 pg 291:

Rouse Thomas


In the name of God Amen I Thomas Rouse of Toddenham in the County of Gloucester, Shoemaker being in perfect health and of sound memory do this present Third day of April one Thousand Seven hundred and thirty two make this my Last Will and Testament in manner following.


First I Recommend my Soul to God and my Body to the Earth and on touching my worldly Estate I dispose thereof as followeth Imp. I Give all that my Leasehold Cottage or Tenement Estate Lands and premisses lying and Being in Toddenham aforesaid which I bought and purchased of and from Jonah Jobson unto my Dear wife Joan for and during the term of her natural Life only incase my Estate and Interest therein shall so long Continue and immediately from and after her decease

I give the same Leasehold Estate unto my Grandson William Rouse to hold to him, my said grandson William Rouse, his Executors Adm. and Assigns from thenseforth for and during all the residue of my Estate and Interest which shall be then therein to come and unexpired provided always and it is my express will intent and meaning that if after my decease my said wife Joan shall be poor and necessitions that then and in such fare it shall and may be lawful for and I do hereby impower her at any time or times during her life by any deed or writing under her hand and seal to cxceeding the sum of ten pounds to be by her borrowed and for her securing the repayment thereof with interest to assign over the said Leasehold Estate and premisses as a Security to such person or persons who shall think fit to advance the same with charge so to be by her made as aforesaid shall have preferrence to the bequest herein before limitted or given to my said grandson Wm. Rouse.

Item I give all my working tools or tools in trade to my said grandson to be at his own disposal.
Item I give the use of all my household goods to my said wife Joan during her life she not wasting any of them and after her death I give the same Household Goods to my said Grandson W. Rouse
And lastly I appoint the said Joan my wife Executrix of this my Last will and Testament hereby revoking all former and other wills by me made witness my Hand and Seal the Day and year first above written
Thomas Rouse his X Mark S
igned Sealed and published by the said Testator in the presence of us Sarah Lea, Edwd. Whitley Wm. Deacle
This Will was proved the 13th Day of October in the year of our Lord 1736 before the Worshipful Sir Henry Pennice Knight Doctor of laws Vicar General in Spirituals of the Right Reverand Father in God Martin by Divine permission Lord Bishop of the Diocese of Gloucester and of his Episcopal Consistory Official principal Lawfully Constituted by Joan Rouse Sole Executrix and so forth to whom and so forth after having first Sworn well and faithfully to Administer to the said Will and also to Exhibit an Inventory and render an amount and so forth.

Sources
ancestry.com
Family Search courtesy of DCraigMann with edits for punctuation in the body of the will
Joanna Whitcroft
Parents?
Born about 1673 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Note:  best guess on the year - based on marriage year
Died July 1751
Buried 26 July 1751 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Sources
ancestry.com

CHILDREN

William Rouse
Born about 1697 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Married Maria Jones 1 Oct 1716 Todenham, Gloucester, England




Children: William, Thomas, John, Mary, Jane, Richard, Mary, Richard
Note:  yes, there were duplicates on the names because the children died
Died
Buried
Sources
ancestr.com
Family Search
ancestry.com

William Rouse and Maria Jones

William Rouse
Born 1697 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Married Maria Jones 1 Oct 1716 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Died
Buried
Sources
ancestry.com
Family Search
Maria Jones
Born about 1700 Gloucester, England
Died April 1741 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Buried 15 April 1751 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Sources
ancestry.com
Family Search

CHILDREN

Gulielmus (William) Rouse
Christened 20 April 1717 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Married Elizabeth Bennett 26 November 1738 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Children: Ann, William, Thomas, John, Thomas, Nathaniel, Hannah, John 
Died March 1790 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Buried 7 March 1790 Todenham, Gloucester, England

Sources
images: ancestry.com
Family Search
Thomas Rouse
Christened 23 Nov 1718 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Married ?
Died
Buried
Sources
ancestry.com
Family Search
John Rouse (twin of Mary?)
Christened with sister Mary on 25 Aug 1723 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Married ?
Children?
Died
Buried
Sources
ancestry.com
Family Search
Mary Rouse (twin of John?)
Christened with brother John on 25 Aug 1723 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Never married
No children
Died September 1725 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Buried 25 Sep 1725 Todenham, Gloucester, England

Sources
Images: ancestry.com
Family Search
Jane Rouse
Christened 13 March 1725 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Died June 1725 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Buried 10 June 1725 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Sources
images: ancestry.com
Family Search
Richard Rouse
Christened 9 February 1728 Todenham, Gloucester, England

Died 1729 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Buried 9 June 1729 Todenham, Gloucester, England

Sources
images: ancestry.com
Family Search
Mary Rouse
Christened  20 April 1730 Todenham, Gloucester, England

Married ?
Died
Buried
Sources
image: ancestry.com
Family Search
Richard Rouse
Christened  20 May 1733 Todenham, Gloucester, England
Married ?
Died
Buried
Sources
image: ancestry.com
Family Search

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Levi R Weeks and Lydia Sleeper

Levi R. Weeks
Parents:  Benjamin Weeks and Sarah Weed

Born April 1793  Gilmanton, Belknap, New Hampshire
Occupation:  Gardener (1860) Liveryman 
Married Lydia Sleeper 9 June 1814 Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire
Children:  Harrison, George, Lydia, Sarah, Benjamin, Lafayette, Harriet, Maryann, Ruth, George
Died 1876 Orono, Penobscot, Maine
Buried
Sources
New Hampshire Marriage Records FHL Film# 1001315
Ancestry.com
1840 US Census Orono, Penobscot, Maine
1850 US Census Orono, Penobscot, Maine (age 57)
1860 US Census Orono, Penobscot, Maine (age 67, son Benjamin and his second wife Amanda is there)
1870 US Census Orono, Penobscot, Maine ( age 77, son Benjamin and wife still there)
New Hampshire Marriage Record

Book: Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire Volume 2 page 527 
Picture: His father's will 


Lydia Sleeper
Parents?
Born 16 March 1795 Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire
Died before 1880 Census
Buried
Sources
1850 US Census for Orono, Penobscot, Maine
1860 US Census Orono, Penobscot, Maine (age 65)
1870 US Census Orono, Penobscot, Maine (age 75)
CHILDREN

Harrison Gray Otis Weeks
Born 23 December 1814 Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire
Died (age 7) 23 April 1822 Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire
Sources
Picture of headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=83557268





George Weeks
Born 29 March 1818 Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire
Died 4 Feb 1821 Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire
Sources
Picture of headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=83568998






Lydia Weeks
Born 26 April 1820  Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire
Married ?
Died - Probably died young as she isn't in any census
Buried
Sources
Family Search
Sarah Weed Weeks
Born 9 June 1822 Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States
Never Married
Died
Buried
Sources
1870 US Census Orono, Penobscot, Maine (age 47)
Family Search
Benjamin Weeks
Born 9 June 1822 Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States
Married 1) Eleanor Susan Coan 3 Dec 1851 Lawrence, Massachusetts
Children with Eleanor:  Nellie
2) Amanda Weymouth
Children with Amanda: Fred, Mary
Died 16 November 1909 Orono, Penobscot, Maine
Buried
Sources
1850 US Census for Orono, Penobscot, Maine (age 27)
1860 US Census Orono, Penobscot, Maine (age 37, his second wife is with him)
1870 US Census Orono, Penobscot, Maine (age 47, has his second wife and their children with him and they are living with his parents)
1880 US Census Orono, Penobscot, Maine ( age 57)
1900 US Census Orono, Penobscot, Maine (age 77)
Death Record
Family Search
Ancestry.com

Lafayette Mace Weeks
Born 1 March 1825 Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire
Never Married
Died 19 August 1825 Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire
Buried Weeks Cemetery, Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire
Sources
Picture of headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=83569338




Harriet Fayette Weeks
Born 8 July 1826 Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire
Married Oliver M Wilson 25 December 1855 Maine
Died 19 August 1897 Orono, Penobscot, Maine
Buried
Sources
1870 US Census Orono, Penobscot, Maine (age 43)
Family Search
Ancestry.com
Mary Ann Weeks
Born 6 December 1829 Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire
Married  ? Colson
Died 14 October 1897 Orono, Penobscot, Maine
Buried
Sources
1850 US Census for Exeter, Penobscot, Maine (she is with her future sister in law, Eleanor Coan)
1850 US Census for Orono, Penobscot, Maine (she is with her family)
Death Record
Family Search
Ancestry.com
Ruth Weeks
Born 3 July 1830 Gilford, Belknap, New Hampshire
Married ?
Died
Buried
Sources
Family Search
Brigadier General George Henry Weeks
Born 3 Feb 1834 Gifford, New Hampshire
Military: US Army, See article
Married Laura W Babbit May 1859
Children:  Edwin, Francis, Marion
Died 12 Sep 1905 Washington DC
Buried Arlington National Cemetery,
Arlington, Virginia, Plot: Section 1 Grave 198
Short Bio:
United States Army Quartermaster General. He graduated from West Point Academy in 1857, as a 2nd Lieutenant and on February 10, 1859, was sent on frontier duty to Minnesota where he participated in the expedition to Yellow Medicine River with the 4th Artillery. At the outbreak of the Civil War he was transferred to Ft. McHenry and to Ft. Washington in Maryland as regimental quartermaster at the rank of Captain. On March 24, 1862, he was assigned to the Quartermaster's Department, becoming Chief Quartermaster of the 3rd Corps, Army of the Potomac. He remained until December 6, 1864, as Chief Quartermaster at Lieutenant Colonel. In 1865, he was sent to the Pacific Coast as Chief Quartermaster. He served the depots at Ft. Vancouver, Washington, San Francisco, California and the District of Alaska until 1867. Dispatched to Arizona as Chief Quartermaster of that Department on June 22, 1878, Ft. Leavenworth in June 1880 and as Chief Quartermaster of the Department of the Division of the Pacific serving until 1888. In 1889, he transferred to the East, assumed his new duties as Depot Quartermaster at New York City and was promoted Colonel, Assistant Quartermaster General on May 16, 1895. At the direction of the Secretary of War, he was appointed the 20th Quartermaster Brigadier General on February 16, 1897 and retired a year later after 40 years of service in the Army. He was inducted in the Quartermaster General Hall of Fame on November 19, 2000. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Sources
Book:  Who's Who in America Volumes 2-4, page 1576
Book:  Biographical Review: Containing life sketches of leading citizens by Biographical Review Publishing Company page 540
1850 US Census for Orono, Penobscot, Maine (age 16)
Picture: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10552288

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Jens Ohlsson and Bertha Marie Holst

Jens Ohlsson
Parents:  Neils Ohlsson and Petrea Jensen
Born 6 December 1882 Tirstrup, Randers, Denmark
Christened 29 April 1883 Tirstrup, Randers, Denmark
Immigration to US:  1905
Occupation:  Burlington Railroad Engineer
Married ??? ( he may have been a bigamist - all his children were born in Montana - supposedly)
1) Clara Elsie about 1910 - based on the children's ages and the 1910 Census
Children:  Ray, Arthur, Mable, Harry, Edwin, Leo, James, Agnes, Edith, Edna
2) Bertha Marie Holst about 1911
Children:  Margaret and Neils
Died 9 May 1956 Dee Hospital, Ogden, Weber, Utah
Note:  Listed as divorced on death certificate
Buried:  He was cremated and his ashes were shipped to Denmark
Sources
Laramie Wyoming Naturalization records 10 March 1904 Vol C page 104
1910 US Census Mondak School District, Valley, Montana, United States (age 29, wife Elsie, one child)
13 May 1911 depart from Liverpool, England aboard the Mauretania for New York
WW1 Draft Registration in Sheridan, Montana
Note:  His draft registration is where he lists wife Bertha, as the closest relative.  Bertha was actually in Denmark at the time visiting her family.  She came with him back to U.S. from Denmark with their two children - Margaret and William - in 1922
1920 US Census Sheridan, Montana (age 29- again, this time with wife Clara and six kids)
1930 US Census School District 51, Sheridan, Montana (age 39, with wife Clara and 8 kids)
Ellis Island Arrival 13 March 1920 on ship Mauretania
Note: Wolfe Point, Montana was listed as his last place of residence
Passport application 1921 so he could 'visit parents' lists his residence as Kansas City, Missouri
Passport photo from 1922
10 August 1928 departs from England on ship Mauretania for New York
10 Sep 1931 departs from Bremen, Germany on ship Europa for New York
4 April 1935 departs from Bremen, Germany on ship Europa for New York
1940 US Census Bainville, Montana (hotel guest)
1940 US Census Sheridan, Montana (age 59 with wife Clara and 3 children)
8 September 1947 Air Passenger Manifest leaving Stockholm, Sweden and bound for New York
1967-68 Sharon, his niece, visited Denmark and spoke to Margaret (his daughter from Bertha)
Utah Death Certificate

Bertha Marie Holst
Parents
Born
Married
Died
Buried
Sources
Passport photo 1922

CHILDREN with Bertha

Margarethe Caroline Ohlsson
Born 7 November 1912 Montana
Married Arne Hansen
Children: Benge, Bertha, Hanna
Died Denmark
Buried

Sources
Passport photo 1922 of Margaret as a little girl
Memories of Sharon, her great niece
Picture taken in 1967-68:  courtesy of Sharon, her great niece who visited Denmark
Neils William Ohlsson
Born 26 June 1914 Glasgow Valley, Montana
Married
Died South Africa
Buried
Sources
Passport photo 1922
Picture:  William is the little boy standing next to Jens, his father and by his grandparents,  Neils and his second wife (the stepmother Jens and Janus did not get along with)