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From: Cheryl Westfall <>
Subject: Re: [IA-CENSUS] MORTENSON, Mary Elizabeth, somewhere in Iowa
Date: Sat, 3 Jan 2009 14:30:16 -0700
References: <cec.4bed0bcf.3690e9d7@aol.com><DE03FAAB9E6D4EC28290F2672724ABAB@BarbaraDrummPC>
In-Reply-To: <DE03FAAB9E6D4EC28290F2672724ABAB@BarbaraDrummPC>


Hi Barbara,
Just wanted to send you a private note thanking you for the post below.
Her extremely vague statement about when her "friend's" mother was born was very troubling to me.

Cheryl

> Surely the friend knows what year her mother was born.
> In order to get the right family I at least would need better information to
> base a search on. Laura may not be listed as Laura, some kids might be out
> of the house already in 1920-30 so that would affect the search.
> Good luck in your search.

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, January 03, 2009 10:18 AM
> Subject: Re: [IA-CENSUS] MORTENSON, Mary Elizabeth, somewhere in Iowa


>> Hi to you all, Sorry I did not mention a year. My friend is in her
>> sixties, so I'm thinking her mother was probably born in the 20's....so
>> 1920 ought
>> to list the family.....sorry, I don't have the father's name, only the
>> grandmother, Laura Mortenson, and the profession of the father as a
>> butcher. But,
>> just the number of children ought to be helpful I would think.

>> Thanks for your assistance, I'm off to work, so I'll check in later.
>> Karrin in CA


>> In a message dated 1/2/2009 8:12:34 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,
>> writes:

>> Hi to the List!

>> I'm looking for a census lookup please on the following family. My
>> friend
>> knows that her mother Mary Elizabeth Mortenson was born in Iowa, and
>> had 9
>> siblings, some of the names that she could remember are a brother Glenn,
>> and a
>> sister, Dorothy.

>> The mother's name is Laura Mortenson, she knew that her husband was a
>> butcher.

>> We're trying to get back to Denmark, even tho the name might be
>> Swedish??
>> Maybe they lived in Sweden prior to leaving Denmark. So, looking for
>> emigration info on the father (butcher) and also the mother if by chance
>> they
>> emigrated together, etc.

>> Any info appreciated!

>> Thanks in advance,

>> Karrin in CA
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>> family
>> history
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