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Husband: Johannes Jensson Raa
Born: 04 NOV 1866 at: Lærdal, Norge
Married: ABT 1896 at: Tønjum, Lærdal Parish, Norge
Died: 26 DEC 1932 at: Austin, MN., USA
Wife: Brita Olsdatter Tønjum
Born: 29 JAN 1878 at: Lærdal, Norge
Died: 02 DEC 1907 at: LeRoy, MN., Mower County, USA

Johannes and Brita left Tønjum for America May 21, 1896 and arrived June 10, 1896 at Ellis Island, New York on the ship Teutonic out of Bergen. Teutonic was part of the White Star line of Liverpool England.

Children of Johannes and Brita:
Name: Alma Olena Raa
Born: 04 APR 1897 at: Steel County, MN., USA
Married: at:
Died: 03 OCT 1997 at: Stillwater, MN., USA
Spouse: Frank Fredricksen

Name: Bertha Josephine Raa
Born: 09 OCT 1898 at: Steel County, MN., USA
Died: 17 APR 1906 (fire) at: LeRoy, MN., USA

Name: Carl Miller Raa
Born: 22 OCT 1900 at: Steel County, MN., USA
Married: 23 JAN 1972 at:
Died: 03 AUG 1992 at: Owatonna, MN., USA
Spouse: Alida Jenson Mork
Born: 29 MAY 1902 at: Canada
Died: 12 JAN 2000 at: Owatonna, Steele County, MN., USA

Name: Alice Gertrude Raa
Born: 25 MAR 1903 at: Pratte, Steele County, MN., USA
Married: at:
Died: 09 MAR 1983 at: Minnetonka, MN., USA
Spouse 1: Charles Fredricksen (one child: William Martin Fredricksen)
Spouse 2: Simon Sylvester Pettit (three children: Johnny, Simon and Iris)
Married: APR 1930

Name: Nelda Raa
Born: 05 MAY 1905 at:
Died: 08 MAY 1905 at:

Name: Ernest H. Raa
Born: 01 APR 1907 at:
Died: 09 SEPT 1908 at:

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