Amanda Louise Lindgren was born 05 May 1875 near Galesburg, Knox, IL. She is listed with her family in the 1880 US Census for Mariposa Township, Saunders County, NE. She died 29 November 1963 and is buried in Messiah Lutheran Cemetery, Baker, Boyd Co., NE. Find A Grave Memorial# 51068384
In 1894 she married John Theodore Olson. John was born 22 November 1867 in Sweden and died in 1950. He is buried with his wife in Messiah Lutheran Cemetery, Baker, Boyd, NE. Find A Grave Memorial# 51068383
John Immigrated in 1870. John & Amanda were farming near Wausau, Knox NE, at the time of the 1900 Census. By 1910, they had moved to a farm in Randall Township, Gregory Co., SD.
John and Amanda had six children:
2. Emphry L. Olson, born 08 July 1897, died November 1979
4. Hilda V. Olson, born 1902 in SD, and died in 1961. (Find A Grave Memorial# 30829845)
5. Vincent L. Olson. born 19 December 1904, died 20 January 2001.
6. Florence Edith Olson, b: 16 May 1901 in Gregory Co., SD, became 2nd wife of Ernest Rudolph Nygren, afer the death of her sister, Hilda. Find A Grave Memorial# 51089824