|Født :||18.01.1868||Tronhjem, Norge||Sheila M. Larson, Erwin, SD, USA (1)|
|Død :||25.01.1948||California (1)||Sheila M. Larson, Erwin, SD, USA (1)|
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Notes for MARY GOLSETH:
per 1900 census, had 4 children - 3 still living in 1900
Per obituary - died at the age of 80 at her home at 1115 Mission St, Santa Cruz, CA, following a lengthy illness. She was born January 18, 1868 in Opdalen, Norway, coming to the United States as a small child with her parents. For a short time they made their home in Minnesota, later moving to Dakota Territory where her parents homesteaded. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith.
She was married to Edward Coulson on May 22, 1888 at DeSmet (SDak) and they made their home on a farm near Erwin where they lived until they moved to Santa Cruz, California in 1919. They celebrated their golden wedding in 1938. Mr. Coulson passed away Oct 13, 1942 and since then she has made her home with her daughter Hattie. She is survived by four children, Mrs. Mildred Larson, Lake Preston, Fred E. Coulson Brookings, Hattie Coulson of Santa Cruz, CA and Mrs. Edith Dunbar of San Marino, CA, one brother Martin Golseth of Erwin, one sister, Mrs. Julia Gorseth, Irene, a sister-in-law, Mrs. Rebecca Waby of Lake Preston, six grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, other relatives and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 28 at 2:00 p.m from the chapel at White's Mortuary. The Rev J. C. Colyar conducting the services. During the simple rites, Mrs. Arista Mellor sang "Old Rugged Cross" and "Lead Kindly Light" with William Reid at the console.
Serving as pallbearers were Ross Rittenhouse, Clark Arneal, Leonard Marks, Clark Johnston, William Little and Neil Reid.
Interment followed the service in the I. O. O. F. cemetery.
From Pearl Larson's notes from Coulson family bible, "Indian stole Mary Coulson shoes and ran off."
In 1881 the Golseth family came to the United States where the family lived near Lanesboro, Minnesota. In 1882 the Ole K. Golseth family moved by prairie schooner and ox team to SD. Homesteaded on land 7 miles northeast of Erwin SD. Mary was 14 years old, Julia was 17 years old. Mary's brother Martin was 11 years old at the time and walked the long distance prodding the two family cows that were tied to the back of the wagon.
Mary and Martin went to school in their local territory. Martin later went to State Normal at Madison, SD.
Mary and her sister Julia worked in Huron as housekeepers in their early years.
See 1900 Census, Hartland Twp, Kingsbury County, SD - Mary stated as mother of 4 with 3 children still living
More About MARY GOLSETH:
Burial: January 28, 1948, I. O. O. F. Cemetery, California
Residence 1: Dakota Territory (after Minnesota)
Residence 2: Minnesota as small child when first in America
Residence 3: Bet. 1888 - 1919, Farm near Erwin
Residence 4: Bet. 1919 - 1948, 1115 Mission St., Santa Cruz, CA
|Ole Golseth||Marit Ronning|
|22.05.1888 - Edward Coulson||
07.08.1890 - Mildred M. Coulson
04.09.1893 - Fred E. Coulson
23.05.1897 - Hattie A. Coulson
Før 1900 - Unknown Coulson
07.01.1904 - Edith Coulson
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