Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Mrs Peter Syverson

Mrs. Syverson, mother of Mrs. Harry Marshall and E. A. Syverson, died Wednesday at the home of her daughter at Watertown. She was over 80 years of age and was among the early pioneers of Hamlin county. The funeral is being held at Bryant today. Mrs. Syverson was born in Norway and there married Peter Syverson. A few years after their marriage they came to the United States and located at Lansing, Iowa moving to Crawford county shortly afterwards. In 1887 the family moved to a farm near DeSmet SD where they lived a number of years before moving to Bryant, where E. A. Syverson entered the banking business. About three years ago Mrs. Syverson moved to Watertown with her sone, E. A. Syverson, and lived with him until last fall, shen she made her home with her daughter, Mrs. H. P. Hanson, with whom she resided up to the time of her death.
Transcribed from Grandmother's scrapbook. Newspaper is not identified although appears to be Clark Pilot Review? No dates on this page, nearby pages circa 1914.

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