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Ole Engebretsen Viste 1869-1936

Ole Viste

Ole Viste

Viste Family about 1921

OLE ENGEBRETSEN VISTE When Ole Engebretsen Viste was born on October 22, 1869, in Viste, Oppland, Norway, his father, Engebret, was 51 and his mother, Ragnhild Knudsdatter Windingstad was 45. He arrived in the United States on June 15, 1882 at the age of 12.

He married Emma Olson on June 6, 1900, in Forestville, Wisconsin.

Marriage of Ole Viste to Emma Olson on 6 June 1900

He became a naturalized citizen of the United States on September 7th, 1910 at the age of 40.

Ole Viste naturalization 7 Sept 1910

Ole and Emma had 7 children in 19 years. His daughter Olive Viste would become the direct ancestor of our family.

Ole and Emma Viste's children

He died on April 1, 1936, in Forestville, Wisconsin, at the age of 66, and
was buried in Door County, Wisconsin.

http://genealogytrails.com/wis/door/history/history1917_chapter47.htm This link tells about the history of Doorbanks, WI and the Norwegian community early settlers.

Ole Viste death 4.10.1936 Door Co. Adv.

10 April 1936 The Door County Advocate

 

Grave marker for Ole Viste