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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:

1.  Edythe L. Olson, born 03 November 1892 in Wausa, Knox, NE, died June 1979 in Mercer County, IL. (Find A Grave # 21903669)  She married on 25 December 1921 in Boyd Co., NE to Clarence J. Anderson, son of August & Amelia (Johnson) Anderson.  Clarence was born 20 Dec 1890 in Nebraska, and died May 1976 (Find A Grave # 21903666).   They are buried in Lincoln Memorial Park, Lincoln, Lancaster, NE.

Edythe and Clarence were living in Ward 1, Fairfax, Gregory, SD in 1925. In 1930, they were farming in Morton Twp., Boyd Co., NE.

2.  Emphry L. Olson, born 08 July 1897, died November 1979

3.  Anna Christina Theodora Olson, born 26 Feb 1900 in Wausa, Knox Co., NE, died 03 Dec 1937.  Buried Messiah Lutheran Cemetery, Wasau, Knox, NE.  Find A Grave Memorial# 51068382

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