Monthly Archives: August 2012

1919 Ford Model T Truck

This one almost slipped by me. Our cousin Carol Ekern also e-mailed me a title certificate that her dad Bennie had for a 1919 Model T Ford 4-cylinder truck. As we noted previously, Bennie’s dad Emil was an owner of all … Continue reading

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Gilbert and Estelle’s Wedding

Gilbert Ernest Borreson and Dora Estelle Tollfeson were married June 25, 1932, in the bride’s home church in Belgrade, Minnesota. He was 29 years old and she 30. Thanks to their daughter Marcia for sending me the photo. Marcia adds that … Continue reading

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The Fitch Coulee Farm in the 1950s

This farm photo of the Fitch Coulee farm comes to me from Albert who had shared it with Lesley. Albert thinks it comes from the fifties. The photo is a nice addition to this blog. I love the panoramic view, everything … Continue reading

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Borresons in 1940 Census

The state of Wisconsin is now searchable on for the 1940 U. S. Census, so I thought I’d share with you what’s reported about the Emil Borreson family on the farm in Fitch Coulee. Here’s the information, person by person, … Continue reading

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Goofing Around

A few photos mailed me by our cousin Carol are definitely on the light side. As I have come to understand too late, it’s not surprising that such photos would include her father Bennie. I remember learning of his ski … Continue reading

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Garven and Cora’s Wedding

Garven Borreson, the eighth child of Emil and Gina, and Cora Berdell Sexe, daughter of Helmer and Bertha Sexe of rural Ettrick, Wisconsin, were married at high noon, June 4, 1944 at North Beaver Creek Lutheran Church, rural Ettrick, Wisconsin. Garven’s brother, The Rev. … Continue reading

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