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Ove Ovesen ELLINGBOE

Ove Ovesen ELLINGBOE

Male 1840 - 1899  (58 years)

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  • Name Ove Ovesen ELLINGBOE 
    Born 24 Mar 1840  Vang i Valdres, Oppland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Jim says that Ove was born in Søre Ellingbø, Uppigarden, Skøre, farm 34/1.
    Christened 17 Apr 1840  Vang i Valdres, Oppland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 17 Apr 1840  Vang i Valdres, Oppland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Closeness to Ove Ovesen Zero 
    Confirmation 17 Jun 1855  Vang i Valdres, Oppland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Carpenter, farmer 
    Died 6 Feb 1899  New Market Twp, Scott County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • church record
    Buried 9 Feb 1899  West Christiania Lutheran Cemetery, New Market Twp, Scott County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • “with Albert & Anne” 225 NT 13
    Notes 
    • I4452 in Jim’s Ellingboe.
      I29556 in Jim’s VS.

      The 1865 Norwegian census shows Ove being born in 1840.

      There is some erroneous information regarding his date of death. Some sources say either 1897 or 1898. His gravestone says 1898.

      The will for Ove O Ellingboe is recorded in the Scott County Will Records, Volume C, 1919-1927, will year 1920.

      According to the parish record, his god parents (sponsors) were Christopher Helgeson Ellingbøe, “He”? Helgeson Ellingbøe, Tollef Olsen Ellingboe, somebody Andersen, and Guri Tollefsdotter Ellingbøe (Helge Helgeson Ellingbøe's wife). Christopher's name was in the column for illegimate children as "the trustworthy member of the congregation" who stood for the child. Ove probably would have been baptized at the new (current) Vang church. The old stave church was still standing at the time he was baptized but was probably not used as a church any longer by that time.

      At the time of the 1865 census, Ove was one of 13 people living on the “Ellingbø nordre” farm, or domicile, in Vang with the Helge Helgesen family. His family status is shown as “inderst” (farm laborer) and his occupation is shown as carpenter (”snedker”).

      Those 13 people were: Helge Helgesson, “husfar”, age 39; Guri Torsteensdatter, 34, his wife; Helge Helgesson, 11, their son; Guri Helgesdatter, 7, their daughter; Torsteen Helgesdatter, 5, their son; Ole Knudson, 21, servant; Anne Andersdatter, 18, servant; Helge Helgesson, 73, “foderaadsmand”; Guri Tollevsdatter, 72, his wife; Tollev Helgesson, 32, their son, shoemaker; Sigri Helgesdatter, 28, their daughter; Ole Olson, 12, their foster-son; and Ove Ovesson, 26, Inderst, Snedker.

      Ove’s occupation is referred to as snedker (carpenter) in Marit’s birth record.

      Ove and Berit and family moved to Vestre Toten some time after Ole was born because Thea and Anna Maria were born on the Stepperud farm in Ås in Vestre Toten.

      Ove (42) and Berit (36) arrived (as Ellingbo) in the US on June 11, 1882, in steerage, on the Pollux from Amsterdam. According to the emigration records, they left Kristiania on the Peterson Line ship Christiania on May 20, 1882, with Two Rivers as their destination. (Their out-migration is not recorded in the Vang church book or the Vestre Toten church book.)

      Ove and Berit arrived with four children: Marit (7), Ole (6), Thea (3), and Anna (11/12). They would have entered the US at Castle Garden on the southern tip of Manhattan island although Berit supposedly (according to Clara and Jan) said they landed at Ellis Island (which wouldn't have been open in 1882, at least as a port of entry). Their arrival in New York would also have been before the construction of the Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island although the torch-bearing arm would have been on exhibit in Madison Square Park.

      They went from New York to Two Rivers, Wisconsin, (and, according to Rose, Green Bay) for a year or so and then on to Minnesota. There they lived for three weeks with an aunt of Ove (Sigrid Ellingboe Nelson) until another baby was born (apparently Oskar) and then to a sod house. A year later, Ove built the farm house. ()

      This account is inconsistent with Berit’s claim in the 1920 census that she immigrated in 1863 and became a naturalized citizen in 1870.

      Ed says the family farm was located five miles southwest of Lakeville.

      The family is listed in the 1885 Minnesota state census as inhabitants of New Market in Scott County. The household consisted of Ole P Ellingbor, 45, Bary, 39, Meary, 11, Ole, 9, Dille, 7, Anna M, 4, Oscar, 2, and Albert, 0. Their neighbors, or at least the families on either side of them on the census form, were Anna Gilbertson (and Andrew, Zellant, and Meary) and the Thomas and Anna Thompson family.

      In the 1895 state census, they’re still in New Market. The census-taker was now a Norwegian so the spelling of the names makes more sense: Ove Ellingboe, 55, Beret Ellingboe, 45, Ole Ellingboe, 19, Tillie Ellingboe, 17, Anna Ellingboe, 14, Oscar Ellingboe, 12, Albert Ellingboe, 10, Olga Ellingboe, 7, and Clara Ellingboe, 4 months.

      Ove’s original farm was the 160 acres of the southeast quarter-section of Section 3 of New Market Twp, Scott County. Later, the farm was split between Ole and Albert, Ole getting the southern 80 acres and Albert the northern 80. Evey recalls that Albert’s farm was originally 60 acres and that he added 20 more in the 1940s.

      Evey says that Ove built, or helped to build, the District 66 schoolhouse that she and her siblings and cousins attended.

      From the Minnesota Naturalization Records Index on Ancestry.com:

      Ellingboe, Ove O.
        County: Dakota Reel: 2
        Code: 3 Volume: 3
        Page: 64 Operator: CONRA
        Date: 06 August 1996 Time: 14:11
        Document Type: Declaration Years: 1888 -1906
        Numbers: 1-451

      Buried at West Christiania cemetery at 245th Street and Pillsbury Avenue southwest of Lakeville in New Market Township. His gravestone says “O O E.”

      Apparently has a gravestone at East Christiania too. At least his death is included in the records of the East Christiania church.

      Ove’s will, dated 13 Nov 1897, named his wife, Berit A Ellingboe as the executrix of his estate. The will was witnessed by E.H. Lee and Mary Lee, both then residing in Montevideo. Berit was bequeathed all of Ove’s real estate and person property. There were two exceptions, depending on whether Berit died before either Clara or Olga reached the age of 18. In such a case, Clara was to receive $300 over and above what each of his other children would be entitled by law and Olga was to receive $200 over and above what each of his other children would be entititled by law.
    Person ID I3231  Don Carlson's Tree
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2016 

    Father Ove Vilhjelmsson /WILLIAMS WILLIAMSON (BAGGETHUN),   b. 20 Jan 1819, Vang i Valdres, Oppland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1896, Waupaca County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Marit Olsdatter ELLINGBØE KVAM,   b. 19 Aug 1817, Vang i Valdres, Oppland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1902, Vang i Valdres, Oppland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Family ID F2310  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Berit Arnesdatter HELLE,   b. 20 Aug 1846, Vang i Valdres, Oppland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1926, Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1874  Vang i Valdres, Oppland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • According to Jim, the “best men” were Helge Helgesen Ellingbø (probably #2912) and Even Jørgensen Ellingbø (#5086). The banns were May 3, 10, and 17.
    Children 
     1. Marit (Mary) ELLINGBOE,   b. 12 Jun 1874, Vang i Valdres, Oppland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1948, Omak, Okanogan County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Ole Oveson ELLINGBOE,   b. 25 Sep 1875, Vang i Valdres, Oppland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1948, Sanford Hospital, Farmington, Dakota County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Thea A ELLINGBOE,   b. 17 Jun 1878, Ås, Vestre Toten, Oppland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1954, Scott County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Anna Maria ELLINGBOE,   b. 30 Nov 1880, Ås, Vestre Toten, Oppland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1964, Beltrami County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. Oskar ELLINGBOE (ARTHUR CARNEY),   b. Jun 1883, New Market Twp, Scott County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1960, Leavenworth County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     6. Albert Olaus ELLINGBOE,   b. 28 Mar 1885, New Market Twp, Scott County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1948, Farmington, Dakota County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     7. Olga Bertha ELLINGBOE,   b. 13 Sep 1887, New Market Twp, Scott County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1954, Waseca, Waseca County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     8. Clara Mathilda ELLINGBOE,   b. 2 Apr 1890, New Market Twp, Scott County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1891, New Market Twp, Scott County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     9. Clarence Adolph ELLINGBOE,   b. 8 May 1893, New Market Twp, Scott County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1893, New Market Twp, Scott County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Clara Emelia ELLINGBOE,   b. 16 Jan 1895, New Market Twp, Scott County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1992, Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    Photos
    Ove Ellingboe family
    Ove Ellingboe family
    Probably from the summer of 1895: Olga, 7; Ove, 55; Oskar, 12; Berit, 49; Clara, about 6 months; and Albert, 10.
    Ove and Berit's trunk 1
    Ove and Berit's trunk 1
    Ove and Berit's trunk 2
    Ove and Berit's trunk 2
    Ove and Berit's trunk 3
    Ove and Berit's trunk 3
    Ove and Berit's trunk 4
    Ove and Berit's trunk 4
    Family ID F2147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Nordigarden Ellingbø
    Nordigarden Ellingbø
    The Ellingboe farm in Norway
    Nordigarden Ellingbø
    Nordigarden Ellingbø
    The Ellingboe farm in Norway
    Ove Ovesen Ellingboe
    Ove Ovesen Ellingboe
    Ellingboe Farm in Norway
    Ellingboe Farm in Norway
    Ellingboe Farm in Norway
    Ellingboe Farm in Norway
    Ove and Berit
    Ove and Berit
    Probably from the 1880s
    Ove Ovesen Ellingboe
    Ove Ovesen Ellingboe

    Histories
    Ove's 1896 letter to his mother and brother in Norway
    Ove's 1896 letter to his mother and brother in Norway
    Trudy believes that the Rangdi Søndvol mentioned here is probably Rangdi Söndrol Flaten (#12828), Ove's first cousin. The Marit mentioned here is probably Marit Aslaksdatter Ellingbøe (#3067), Ove's half-sister.