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Swanson, Olaf
E: In 1886, Olaf and Christina Swanson migrated from the Province of Jamtland and the Parish of Folline with their 4 sons. Olaf was 52 and Christina 46 when they settled on their homestead in Percy Township, east of Lake Bronson.
M: Christina Unknown


Children of Olaf Swanson and Christina Unknown:

Swan Swanson (took the name of Swan Olson, adding the son to his father's first name Olaf.

John Swanson
M: Minnie Caroline Johnson

Children of John Swanson and Minnie Johnson:

John Swanson

Hjalmer "Cutsy" Swanson

Ole was the early mail carrier bringing mail from Kennedy to the Percy Post Office. He married Christine Erickson, eldest daughter of Jamt Erickson. They had 7 children.

Paul Swanson
B: Jamtland, Sweden
E: 1886, with his parents and 3 brothers, settling in Percy Township.
D: 1950
M: 28 Jun 1905, Minnie Benson, b. 1885 dau of John and Louis Benson d. 1946

Children of Paul Swanson and Minnie Benson:

Milter Swanson
D: In infancy

Melvie Swanson
D: 25 Aug 1974
M: Walter Nelson d. car accident

Children of Walter Nelson and Melvie Swanson:

Walter Paul Nelson

Bruce William Nelson

Byron Nelson

LaVonne Nelson
M: Curtis Lundeen, they had family of 4

Leon Nelson

Berenice Swanson
M: Loyal Oistad, they had 5 children. Jimmy d. age 2 and Dean at 17.

Ruby Swanson
M: Orville "Torchy" Gast

Ferdy Swanon
D: 1938, age 24, car accident

Ronald Swanson
D: 1953, plane crash
M: 1952, Grace Anderson, dau of Axel Anderson

Children of Ronald Swanson and Grace Anderson:

Ronald Swanson
B: 17 Mar 1953