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Lunde & Viker records 1900's

Lunde & Viker records 1800's and earlier

1900 census Else Gravli Lunde19001900 census Hayward, Freeborn Co., MN. Widow Else (Gravli) Lunde is living with her 4 orphaned grandchildren - their parents, Asle & Gunhild Lunde, had both died. As the oldest son, Asle had inherited the Peder Lunde farm - when Asle died it passed to his son Alfred. Neighbors managed the farm until Alfred was old enough to farm it on his own (age 14), and continued to help him after that.
1900 census Ole Lunde19001900 census Moscow Township, Freeborn Co., MN - Ole Lunde, age 42. Living with wife Ingeborg (45), children Peder (18), Margarett (16), Rudolph (12), Viola (10), Cornelia (8), Atlanta (4). Note Stoa family next door - Emma Stoa later married Peder Lunde. For a closer view of this census, click here.
1900 census Ole Viker19001900 census Moscow Township, Freeborn Co., MN - Ole Wiker, age 70. Living with sons Julius (54) & Karl (41). Ole Viker lived in this home in Moscow, Freeborn Co., MN from about 1889 until his death in December 1910. His sons Julius & Carl also lived here. The land this house is on was next to the land owned by Ole's son-in-law Ole Pederson Lunde & daugher Ingeborg. Cornelia Lunde had memories of crossing the field with neighbor Cora Stoa to go to visit her Grandpa Viker's house - he would give them wonderful sour cream and sugar sandwiches.
Ole Lunde home in Moscow, MN1900 approxThe home of Ole & Ingeborg (Viker) Lunde in Moscow, Freeborn Co., MN. Photo is not good. This house later belonged to Ole's son Rudolph Lunde. It burned down in the 1950's, which may be why I have not been able to find any existing photos of Ingeborg's parents, Ole & Margit Viker.
1905 census Ole P. Lunde & Ole N. Viker1905

1905 census Moscow Township, Freeborn Co., MN - Ole P. Lunde, age 47. Living with wife Ingeborg (49), children Peder (23), Margit (21), Rudolf (17), Viola (14), Cornelie (13), Atlanta (9). Also living with mother Else (84). Cornelia remembered having to keep an eye on Else in her last years as Else had gotten a little "scattered" - Else would decide she was going to "walk back home to Norway" and take off. Cornelia said Else was a fast walker!
1905 census Moscow Township, Freeborn Co., MN- Ole Wiker, age 74. Living with sons Julius (57) & Carl (47). Living next door to Ole P. Lunde & family

Lundeatten fra Aadalen1907Excerpts and some translation of the Lunde book "Lundeatten fra Aadalen, published in 1907. The large family tree below was drawn from information in this book.
Peder & Else Lunde Tombstone1908Peder & Else (Gravli) Lunde are buried in the Hayward Lutheran church Cemetery. Peder died in 1891 and Else died in 1908.
1910 census Ole P. Lunde & Ole N Viker19101910 census Moscow Township, Freeborn Co., MN ED 55, page 4A- Ole Lunde, age 51. Living with wife Ingeborg (54), children Peder O. (28), Margaret E. (26), Rudolph S. (22), Violie C. (19), Cornelia (18), Atlanta (14).
1910 census Moscow Township, Freeborn Co., MN - Ole N. Viker, age 80. Living with son Karl (50) next door to Ole Lunde & Family
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Ole Viker Death Certificate1910Ole Nilson Viker died Dec 22, 1910. Death certificate lists his parents as Nels Wiker and Carrie Rustad. His father was born Nils Hanson Rustand, but changed his last name to Viker when he bought the Viker farm. His wife Kari was born Kari Viker, and as far as I know stayed on the Viker farm all of her life and was not known as Kari Rustand exept possibly as a married name.
Cornelia Lunde HS diploma1911Albert Lea, MN
Lunde Tree Peder Asleson branch1915 Cornelia Lunde is on one of the top most branches.
Lunde Tree trunk1915Portion of large Lunde tree, drawn by Sigurd Lunde, architect, in Norway. I have a copy of the whole tree, email me if you would like a copy. The copy I have is about 2 foot by 3 foot - the original was larger. The tree goes back to Oluff Lunde, died? about 1600. Starts with first generation Gulbrand Lunde, born 1585.
1920 census Ole P. Lunde19201920 census Moscow Township, Freeborn Co., MN - O.P. Lunde, age 61. Living with wife Ingeborg (63), children Peder (35), Atlanta (24), Son Rudolph (30) and his wife Hattie(31) and their children Orion(3), Rudolph(1) and Ingeborg(10 months), and lodger Carl Viker (61). Carl made a contract with Ole & Ingeborg Lunde giving them the Ole Viker land in exchange for care in his old age. By the time Carl died in 1943, Ole's son Rudolph had taken over the contract as Ole died in 1933.
1930 census Ole P. Lunde19301930 census Hayward Village, Freeborn Co., MN - Ole P. Lunde, 72, Ingeborg, age 74, daughter Margaret, age 46, two boarders. Age at first marriage was 25 for Ole & 27 for Ingeborg. Ole's son Pete Lunde built this house for his parents in Hayward. For a closer view of this census, click here.
Ole, Margit, Julius & Karl Viker tombstone1943Tombstone at Moscow Lutheran church in Moscow, Freeborn Co., MN. Last name on tombstone is spelled WIKER and dates are for Margit (died in 1894), Julius (died in 1906), Ole (died in 1910) & Karl (died in 1943). Cornelia always spelled the last name Viker, but it is spelled several ways on the records.
90th Birthday Ingeborg Viker Lunde newspaper article1945Article written about Ingeborg Viker Lunde. Title of article has error - she was Mrs. O.P. Lunde. Article tells story of her family fleeing the Sioux uprising in 1862.
Ole & Ingeborg Lunde Tombstone1948Ole & Ingeborg (Viker) Lunde are buried at the Moscow Lutheran church in Moscow, Freeborn Co., MN. Ole died in 1933 and Ingeborg died in 1948.