John Arneson Family

JOHN (Johannes) ARNESON (1837-1925) and Christine (Kristi) Nelson (1836-1900), both born and married near Bergen, Norway.  They came to Iowa in 1865, moved to Minnesota in 1872, and then lived in Washington-Oregon for 3 years.  They came to Griggs County in 1881. They had 8 Children:

  1. ARNE (1864-1917), born near Bergen, Norway, married in 1894 Mary Halvorson (1871-1946), daughter of Syver Halvorson. Children:
    1. Albin, married Hazel Monson in 1931. Children: Jerome, Mrs. Kenneth (Vivian) Tucker, Carolyn, Mary Ann.
    2. Clarence, married, 1938, Jessie Campbell. Children: Harold and Mary.
    3. Mildred, married, 1929, F. E. Berger, teacher.
    4. Lillian, married Hilmer Hilstad. Daughter: Dorothy.
    5. Stella (1895-1900); and
    6. Arthur (1897-1915).
  2. ANNA (1867-living 1957), married, 1894, John McDermott (1957-1908). Children:
    1. Edward (1896- ), Atty., L. L. B. at Harvard.
    2. Avelyn, married Ladd.
    3. Myrtle, (1902- ), married Clark Willard.
  3. ELLA (1870-1947), married, 1893, Dr. N. A. Bergstrom (1854-1908). Children:
    1. Hilda (Brynhilda) (1897-1922);
    2. Jeannette (1896- ), married P. H. Costello - son: Curbs.
  4. MARTHA (1872-1950), married, 1893, Byron Hazard (1873-1953). Children:
    1. James (1894- ), married Cora Houghton. Children:

                                                    i.     Marjorie,

                                                  ii.     Joanne,

                                                iii.     William,

                                                iv.     Bruce, and

                                                  v.     Edwin.

  1. DOROTHEA ( - )1939), married, 1896, Tollef R. Tobiason (1862-1947). Children: 3 daughters.
  2. NELS (1873-1940), homesteaded near Velva North Dakota, married Lizzie Olson (1881-1918). Children:
    1. Esther, married, 1940. L. E. Burnett;
    2. Marian; (1914-1938);
    3. Raymond (1916- ),
    4. James (1907- ), born near Velva, North Dakota, married, 1933, Ruth Skaar, children: Mrs. Carrol (Marilyn) Mortenson

                                                    i.     Robert (1936- ), married, 1956, Gaynell Shobe, and is with Army in Germany;        

                                                  ii.     Arlene (1938- )

                                                iii.     John (1941- ) and

                                                iv.     Richard (1949- )

  1. HANS (November 14, 1876-1932), went to Velva in 1902. His wife, from near Velva, died in 1951. Children:
    1. Marie and
    2. Hansine.
  2. JOSIE (Josephine) married, 1914, William D. Hartman (1873-1948).
    1. Daughter: Patricia, (1918- ), in 1940, married Harry Hasskamp - children:

                                                    i.     Christie and

                                                  ii.     William.

Source:  Cooperstown Diamond Jubilee 1882-1957 Page 58

News & Events