Sunday, December 4, 2011

Sylvia Anna (Jordal) Oleson - burial

Sylvia Anna Oleson, granddaughter of Sigri Gunnersdatter and Ole Larson was the first child born to Anna (Larson Jossendal) and Gunder Jordal.    Sylvia was born September 29, 1894 in Milan township, DeKalb county, Illinois.

Sylvia married Gilbert Eugene Oleson on January 1, 1913 in Lee, Lee county, Illinois.  Gilbert was born July 10, 1885 to Elsie  'Elsa' (Johannsdatter) and Ole Olseon in Lee county, Illinois.   (Gilbert was the older brother of Bennie who had married Sylvia's cousin, Celia Jordal)

Sylvia passed away in December 1977 in Franklin Grove, Lee county, Illinois.  Gilbert passed away May 30, 1952 in DeKalb, DeKalb county, Illinois.   The Oleson's were buried at First Lutheran Cemetery in Lee county, Illinois.

Here is a photo of the Oleson plot.

Here is a closeup of Sylvia and Gilbert's marker.

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