Bio: Brandmo, Thorsten (1839 - 1912)
Contact:  Diane Heuring

Surnames: Brandmo, Jacobson, Pence

----Sources: Family records

Thorsten Brandmo (Thorstein Brændmo) had been a very successful photographer in Bodø, Norway from the 1870's until 1904 when he left Norway for America.  He first settled near relatives in Minnesota. He moved to Stanley in 1906. He died in 1912 and his son Emil Erick Brandmo continued as a photographer in Stanley.

1910 Federal Census, Stanley Ward 4, Chippewa, Wisconsin, family number: 189, page number: 11

Torstein Brandma, white, married, male
immigration year: 1904
father's birthplace: Norway
mother's birthplace: Norway

Household Members
Head: Torstein Brandma M 71y (1839 Norway)
Wife: Mathea Brandma F 52y (1858 Norway)
Son Emil Brandma M 25y (1885 Norway)
Son Ragnvold Brandma M 20y (1890 Norway)
Daughter: Margeret Brandma F 16y (1894 Norway)
Son Trygve Brandma M 10y (1900 Norway)
Laura Jacobson F 20y Norway, both parents b. (1890 Norway)

1930 Federal Census Record, enumeration district number: 0039, family number: 227, sheet number and letter: 13B, line number: 60

Mathea Brandmo, white, widowed, female
estimated birth year: 1858
immigration year: 1904
relationship to head of household: Head
father's birthplace: Norway
mother's birthplace: Norway

Household Members
head Mathea Brandmo F 71 Norway
son Peter R Brandmo M 40 Norway
son Emil E Brandmo M 45 Norway
granddaughter Ellen Pence F 4 Wisconsin

1942 WWII Draft Registration

Peder Ragnvald Brandmo
event: Draft
event date: 1942
event place: Stanley, Chippewa, Wisconsin
gender: Male
birth date: 20 Mar 1890
nara publication title: World War II Draft Cards (4th Registration) for the State of Wisconsin
nara publication number: M2126
arc identifier: 623273
film number: 1572537
digital folder number: 004249940
image number: 03868

Wisconsin Death Records

Bessie Brandmo
Death date: 28 Aug 1961 (b. 1889)
event place: Neillsville, Clark Co., Wisconsin
residence: , Wisconsin
gender: Female
age: 72
certificate number: 024665



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