Johnson, Martin (1856-1931)

Scanned by Cheryl Srnsky
Scanned by Cheryl Srnsky

Martin Johnson Dies
in Local Hospital

Funeral rites for Martin John-
son, who passed away Dec. 4, in a
local hospital were conducted Mon-
day, Dec. 7, at 2 p.m. in the Beth-
lam[sic] Lutheran Church, with Rev.
E.L. Tungseth officiating. Mr.
Johnson was born November 30,
1856 in Valders, Norway, and was
married in 1884 to Karie Myhre.
That same year he came to Fer-
gus Falls and one year later mov-
ed to a farm in Pembina County,
N. Dak. In 1897 he moved to his
present home in Edgar Township,
Marshall county, where he has re-
sided ever since.
Surviving relatives are his wife,
Mrs. Karie Johnson and two sons,
Olander and Hans, all at home,
and also two sisters and one
brother in Norway. Interment was
made in the Bethleham cemetery.

Scanned by: Cheryl Srnsky
Transcribed by: W Saewyc