Ole Lars Tollefson

Brief Life History of Ole Lars

When Ole Lars Tollefson was born on 7 May 1851, in Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Lars Haugen Tollefson, was 45 and his mother, Mari Ellefsdatter, was 44. He married Ellen Tarvestad in 1874. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Newburg Township, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years and Mabel, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 October 1903, in Fillmore, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Mabel Cemetery, Mabel, Fillmore, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ole Lars Tollefson
1851–1903
Ellen Tarvestad
1851–1930
Marriage: 1874
Lawrence O. Tollefson
1875–1938
Melinda "Minnie" Tollefson
1877–1941
Marshal O. Tollefson
1880–1921
Leonard Tollefson
1883–1918
Bessie Tollefson
1884–
Tollefson infant
1885–1885
Elmer Tollefson
1888–1977
Florence Tollefson
1891–1919

Sources (39)

  • Ole Tolifson in household of Lars Tolifson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • O.L. Tolefson, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Ole Tollefsan, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

World Events (8)

1853

Historical Boundaries: 1853: Fillmore, Minnesota Territory, United States 1858: Fillmore, Minnesota, United States

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Tollefsen . Compare Tolleson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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