Posted By:Kate Lund
Subject:Re: A Line of Madsens in Iowa and South Dakota
Post Date:August 17, 2003 at 01:01:39
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Forum:Madsen Family Genealogy Forum
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These are the descendants of Ole Peder Madsen, brother of Soren. Ole married Mette Hansdatter and they had 7 children: Their first child, Clara, died age two. Their 2nd child, Karles Hansmarinus Madsen known as 'Carl' b. 12 Mar 1889 Battle Creek, IA - d. 4 Nov 1983 Junction City, OR married on 27 Dec 1916 Mitchell, Davison Co, SD to Emma A. Ottosen b. 15 Aug 1893 Rankin, IL - d. 17 Aug 1973 Junction City, OR d/o Peter and Ann ne'Petersen Ottosen. They had one child: Virgil Roland Madsen b. 8 Nov 1922 Aberdeen, IA-d. 11 Feb 1993 Junction City, OR. Virgil was adopted, but he was a blood relative and was adopted from a family member. He shared the Madsen ancestry. Virgil married Lorna Marilyn Weyers b. 13 Feb 1923 Virgil and Lorna had 6 children. (1) Marilyn Faye (living) married Albert Fagerland had 3 children, (2) Charlotte Ann (living) married Steve Howard and had 2 children (3) Kathleen Kay (living) married Daniel Shaw and had 3 children (4) Darrell Lynn (living) married and fathered two children (5) Anette Lee (living) no known issue (6) Doyle Dean (living) married and fathered 2 children. Their third child was Clara Matilda Madsen, she married but had no issue. Their 4th child was Mary Surene Madsen b. 23 Mar 1893 Battle Creek, IA - d. 21 Dec 1968 Selma, CA buried with her husband at Belmont Memorial Park, Selma, CA . She married on 2 Feb 1914 at Ethan, Davison Co, SD to Thomas Jorgenson Lund b. 26 Nov 1892 Norway Twp, SD - d. 12 Oct 1971 Fresno, CA. He was the s/o Peter and Alida ne'Wold Lund. They had 4 children: (1) Roy Peter Lund b. 12 Apr 1915 Vermillion, SD - d. 11 Sep 1969 Fresno, CA who married Anna Bos and had two children: Mary Ann (living)who married Dennis Nelson and had Daniel and Sandra:: and Georgia (living) who married but has no children.(2) Mearl Elise Lund known as 'Alice Merle' b. 24 Nov 1916 Vermillion, SD - 17 Oct 1989 Fresno, CA who married on 18 Sep 1937 [later divorced] at Fresno to Lyle Cleo Gordon b. 20 Jul 1905 Talmadge, NE - d. 25 Feb 1969 Murphys, CA and they had one child, Patricia Joan (living) who married and had three children. Lyle's parents were Wiliam Henry and Bessie Belle ne'Williams Gordon. (3) Leonard Ole Lund (living) who married on 13 Apr 1942 [later divorced] at Las Vegas, NV to Elsie Fredrieka Schultz b. 27 Jun 1911 Evansville, IN - d. 29 Mar 1989 Anchorage, AK d/o Louis and Amelia ne'Zweig Schultz. They had two daughters Maureen (living) who married Al Chiswell and had two children and Carolyn (living) who married Les Smith and had two children. (4) Harold Loyd Lund b. 9 Aug 1926 Selma, CA - d. 11 Feb 1993 Palmsprings, CA buried Riverside National Cemetery, CA. He married on 19 Sep 1948 at Las Vegas , NV to Irene Evelyn Allen (living) and they had two children: Katherine (living) who married Jo Milani and had one child and married 2nd to Jim Hicks and had two more children and Burton (living) who married and had one son. The 5th child of Ole and Mette Madsen was Hans Marinus Madsen b. 19 Mar 1895 Battlecreek, IA - d. 7 Nov 1972 Selma, CA buried with his parents at Belmont Memorial Park, Selma, CA . He married in 1916 at Ethan, SD to Olga Ottosen and they had a son, Earl Elmer Madsen b. 4 Aug 1922 SD - d. 1 Mar 1989 at Kirkland, WA. We believe Earl married and left children. Hans returned from WWI and was unable to sustain his relationship with his wife. They divorced. He never remarried. The 6th child of Ole and Mette Madsenwas Oscar Herman Madsen b. 28 Feb 1898 Battlecreek, IA - d. 21 Dec 1965 Selma, CA who married in 1918 at Mitchell, SD to Magdelina 'Lena' Byer b. 5 Feb 1898 - d. Jun 1983 CA and they adopted a son , Melvin who married Shirley and had two girls. They might have had two daughters after Melvin was about 5 years old. The 7th child of Ole and Mette Madsen is Herman Otto Madsen who was a Minister and established many churches around California. Herman was b. 28 Sep 1900 Battlecreek, IA - d. 25 Dec 1969 Modesto, Stanislaus Co, CA buried at Ceres, Stanislaus Co, CA with his wife. He married in 1918 at Mitchell, Davison Co, SD to Mable Florence Johnson b. 11 May 1901 - d. Oct 1989 Oroville, CA d/o Eric and Phoebe ne'Patton Johnson. They had three children, all living, all girls. Each married and has issue: Ruby who married Harold Chesher and had 5 children, Opal who married Fines Beasley and had 6 children and Kathleen who married Kirby McElhaney and had 10 children. This concludes the descendants of Ole and Mette Madsen. To follow these links , read backwards. The end of the line will show up at the top of the posting lists. Or, print them all out and line them up to see how they flow. This is the final post of these lines.