Sadie Stolesen

Female26 February 1872–21 May 1968

Brief Life History of Sadie

When Sadie Stolesen was born on 26 February 1872, in Coon Valley, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Tonnes Staalesen, was 38 and her mother, Dorthe Tonnesdatter, was 30. She married Ole Jackson on 12 January 1892, in Coon Valley, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Jefferson, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 May 1968, in Viroqua, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Jefferson, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ole Jackson
Sadie Stolesen
Marriage: 12 January 1892
Dena Jackson
Ida Jackson
Joseph Tilfreth Jackson
Joseph Tilfred Jackson
John Theodore Jackson
Selma Jackson
Stanley Jackson
Tilmer R Jackson
Leona Jackson

Sources (11)

  • Sadie Jackson in household of Ole Jackson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sadie Stoleson Jackson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sadie Colvin in entry for Colvin Selma Or Jackie Jackson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 January 1892Coon Valley, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

    Age 11

    A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 26

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Originally a pet form of Sarah , but now generally considered to be an independent name. The exact formation is not clear: probably a nursery form.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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