Obit: Boe, Halfrid, (1860 - 1941)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Boe, Dahl, Tzedt, Flom, Engen

----Source: The Loyal Tribune, 01 January 1942

Boe, Halfrid (4 MAR 1860 - 21 DEC 1941)

Mrs. Jens Boe died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Anna Dahl, Dagmar, Montana, Dec. 21. Mrs. Boe, who had lived at the home of her son, Henry Boe, for the past four years, went to Montana in September.

Halfrid Tzedt was born in Sogn, Norway, March 4, 1860, and lived there until after her marriage to Jens Boe, May 6, 1882, at the Boe church, Sogn, Norway.

In 1883 they immigrated to America and homesteaded near Spooner, Wis. They lived there for 12 years, when they moved to a farm near Eleva.

She is survived by four children, Mrs. Ida Flom, Wagner, Mont.; Ole Boe, Plentywood, Mont; and Henry Boe, Loyal, and Mrs. Anna Dahl, Dagmar, Mont. A son, Leslie Boe died in 1924; a daughter, Mrs. Sophie Engen, died in 1937, and her husband, Jens Boe, died in 1935. She had 21 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held in Trinity Lutheran church, Norden, Saturday afternoon, and interment was in the cemetery where her husband, son and daughter rest.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Boe and children attended the funeral. Ole Boe, Plentywood, and Mrs. Anna Dahl, Dagmar, came to attend the funeral.

(Follow on Comment by relative)

Here Jens and Halfrid are leaving from Bergen in 1883. 

Jens is #669 and Halfrid is #676. 

Here is their marriage record in the Bø/Boe church records:


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Their record is the first on the page.  The bridegroom is Ungkarl (bachelor) Jens Olsen Indre Bø and the bride is Pige (unmarried girl) gardman's daughter Halfrid Lassesdtr Tvedt  Jens was born and reared on the gard Sognas Indre Bø.  Sognas is some additional name to specify exactly where.  Maybe there are a couple of Indre Bøs.  I don't know this area.  Halfrid was born and reared on the gard Tvedt.  Jens is born October (maybe December) 8, 1852.  Halfrid was born March 4, 1860.  Jens' father is Pladman (Husman) Ole Jensson Bø.  Halfrid's father is gard owner Lasse Hermundson Tvedt

Kathleen Carrow Ingram



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