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Nils and Marit Hovey

Husband's Full Name:  Nils Olson Hovey

Husband's Place of Birth:  Øystre Slidre, Oppland, Norway

Husband's Father's Name: Unknown

Husband's Mother's Name: Unknown

Husband's Siblings' Names: Unknown

Wife's Full Name:  Marot Hoyme

Wife's Place of Birth:  Vestre Slidre, Valdres, Norway

Wife's Father's Name:  Unknown

Wife's Mother's Name:  Unknown

Wife's Siblings' Names:  Unknown

Children's Names:  Ole, John, Carl, Nora, Julia, and Marie


Nils and Marit, with Ole and Carl Hovey.

Mrs. Marit Hoyme Hovey, long a resident of the Manfred community, passes away on Sunday, Aug 17, 1941 at the age of 84 yrs, 9 mos. and 19 days. She was born Nov 29, 1856 in Vestre Slidre, Norway and came to Laverne, MN in 1885 where she married Nils O. Hovey that same year. In 1893 the family moved to Wells County where they homesteaded just north of Manfred. Mr. Hovey passed away in 1921. 


Surviving children are Marie and Ole of Manfred and Carl of St. Paul, MN. Funeral services were conducted from the Vang Lutheran church in Manfred of which she was a charter member. Rev J. M. Langseth officiated and interment was made in the church cemetery.

Source:  Obituary

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