North Dakota Family Group Sheet for the Erick Pedersen NYHUS Family #1

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Husband: Erick Pedersen NYHUS
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         AKA: Erik ERIKSON
   Birthdate: 21 Oct 1855 - Pletan Farm, Eggedal, Norway
  Death date: 16 Sep 1936 - Enger Township, Steele, North Dakota
      Buried: 18 Sep 1936 - Little Forks Church Enger Township, Steele, North Dakota
      Father: Peder "Per" Erickson NYHUS (1822-Abt 1902)
      Mother: Kari Ellevsdaughter RUNDSEIE (1819-1897)
     Married: 28 Jul 1878   Place: Little Forks Church Enger Township, Steele, North Dakota
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Other Spouse: Bertha STOA (1861-1920)
        Date: 22 Jun 1888 - Little Forks Church Enger Township, Steele, North Dakota
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Events
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1. Immigrated: to America, 1866, Silver Lake, Worth, Iowa. Came with parents and brother
   and sisters. They sailed from Drammen on the ship "Superior" (According to the Enger
   history.) They settled near Silver Lake, Worth county, Iowa. 3 miles south and 3 miles
   east of Emmons, MN.
2. He was Lutheran in Little Forks Church Enger Township, Steele, North Dakota. From the
   Enger Family book, "Erick was the church "Klokker" for forty years and served as Sunday
   School Superintendent for many years."
3. He was confirmed in 1867 in Silver Lake, Worth, Iowa. Clara Nyhus remembered that Erick
   was confirmed at Silver Lake Church. The church record shows that an Erik and Ellef
   Erikson who were confirmed in 1867. This is our Erik and Ellef using their father's
   name - Per Erikson.
4. Moved: to Lake Mills, 1874, Lake Mills, Winnebago, Iowa. The family moved to Lake Mills
   and then continued on to Dakota Territory.
5. Moved: to Goose River country, 1874, Enger Township, Steele, North Dakota. Came with
   family to Enger Township along the Goose River.
6. Moved: to town of Hatton, Apr 1917, Hatton, Steele County, North Dakota. Move to
   Hatton, ND
7. He died on 16 Sep 1935. the Enger Family Book says he died Sept 16 1935. So does his
   tombstone.
8. Book: HATTON HERITAGE, 7 Jul 1959, Hatton, Traill County, North Dakota. "Erick Nyhus
   was born October 21, 1855, in Eggedal, Norway. He came to Lake Mills, Iowa with his
   parents, Per and Kari Nyhus, one brother Ellef and two sisters Gjertrud and Ingeborg.
   Erick came here in 1874 and homesteaded in Enger Township. Erick Nyhus was married July
   28, 1878, to Anna Fecher. She was born in Norway in 1852. To this marriage five children
   were born. They are: Peter, Karine, Olava, Andrine, and Edward. His second marriage took
   place June 22, 1888, to Bertha Stoa. they had 10 children. Mr. and Mrs. Nyhus lived on
   the homestead until the spring of 1917, when they moved to Hatton. A son, Edward, has
   been on the farm since they moved to town. Their children were: Selma, Alice, Clara,
   Anne, Christine, Alvin, Oliver, Theodore, Bert, and Lauritz."
9. Book: ENGER FAMILY BOOK, 1961, Nyhus Farm SW of Hatton, Steel, North Dakota. "Erick P.
   Nyhus was born October 21, 1855, at Eggedal, Norway. He came to America in 1866 with
   his parents. He took homestead near his parent's home in the year 1874 along the Goose
   River. "He married Anna Olson fechar in 1878. She was born in Norway the year of 1852.
   "They had five children: Peder, born May 5, 1879, and passed away in 1949. Karine
   (Erickson) born July 28, 1880. Andrine (Schjeldahl) born August 28, 1882. Olava (Nelson)
   born April 15, 1884. Edward born January 5, 1886. Mrs. Anna Nyhus died in 1886. "Erick
   Nyhus married the second time to Bertha Stoa. She was born January 2, 1861. They had
   ten children: Anne (Waxvick) born August 2, 1888. Oliver born March 8, 1890, and died
   in France in September 27, 1918. Kristine born January 15, 1892 and died in 1915. Elise
   (Nelson) born August 6, 1893. Elvin born March 26, 1895 and died October 24, 1918.
   Theodore born November 21, 1896. Bert born January 5, 1899. Klara (Osland) born July
   25, 1901. Selma born June 14, 1903. Lauritz born September 5, 1905. "Erick lived on
   his farm until 1917 when they moved to Hatton. Mr. Nyhus was the church "klokker" for
   forty years and served as Sunday School Superintendent for many years. Mrs. Nyhus
   passed away december 28, 1920, and Mr. Nyhus died September 16, 1935. "Edward now
   resides on the home farm."

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    Wife: Anna Olsen FECHAR
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         AKA: Anne FECHAR, Anne FEKJAR, Anne FETCHER
   Birthdate: 10 Apr 1852 - Aadalen, , Norway
  Death date: 25 Oct 1886 - Enger Township, Steele, North Dakota
      Buried: Oct 1886 - Little Forks Church Enger Township, Steele, North Dakota
      Father: Ole "Little Fekjar" Torgrimson FEKJAR ( - )
      Mother: Anne Andersdatter JUVBRAATEN (1820- )
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Events
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1. She was buried next to brother in Little Forks Church Enger Township, Steele, North
   Dakota. She is buried next to her brother, Torgrim, his 2 wives, and his son Oscar.

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Marriage Events
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1. Marriage: 1878. Erik and Anna were the first marriage in the Little Forks Church in
   1878.
2. Marriage: Pederson, Erick Olson, Anne 28 Jul 1878 * A 232 Traill County, ND, Marriage
   Records Surnames K - Z These records provided courtesy Traill County Hillsboro
   Historical Society.

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Children
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1 F Andrine E NYHUS
   Birthdate: 28 Aug 1882 - Nyhus Farm SW of Hatton, Steel, North Dakota
  Death date: 17 Dec 1973 - Mayville, Traill, North Dakota
      Buried: 21 Dec 1973 - Mayville Cemetery, Traill, North Dakota
      Spouse: Henry Oliver SCHJELDAHL (1881-1968)
  Marr. Date: 12 Nov 1906 - Little Forks Church Enger Township, Steele, North Dakota
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2 M Peder Ellef NYHUS
   Birthdate: 5 May 1879
  Death date: May 1949
      Buried: May 1949 - Little Forks Church Enger Township, Steele, North Dakota
      Spouse: Clara Jorgine HELGESEN (1893-1958)
  Marr. Date:
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3 F Karine "Carie" NYHUS
   Birthdate: 28 Jul 1880 - Hatton, Steele County, North Dakota
  Death date: 13 Sep 1962
      Buried: - Glasgow, , Montana
      Spouse: Kasper Alfred ERICKSON (1881-1940)
  Marr. Date:
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4 F Olava NYHUS
   Birthdate: 15 Apr 1884
  Death date:
      Buried:
      Spouse: Ole NELSON OR NILSON ( - )
  Marr. Date: 1903
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5 M Edvart E. "Edward" NYHUS
   Birthdate: 5 Jan 1886 - Enger Township, Steele, Dakota Territory
  Death date: 26 May 1972 - Hatton, Steele County, North Dakota
      Buried: 31 May 1972 - Little Forks Church Enger Township, Steele, North Dakota
      Spouse: Olga E ERICKSON (1901-1944)
  Marr. Date: 2 Jun 1922
      Spouse: Alma E BYE (1892-1920)
  Marr. Date: 25 Nov 1916
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