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Emma Sophia Dolk (Peterson/Göranson)


The Dolks came from Gädserum parish in Kalmar län in Sweden. Sister and brother, Emma and Anders emigrated to the Kiron area. Anders left Sweden in 1869 and came by way of Chicago. Emma came later. Emma is an aunt of Charley Dolk. She is grandmother to many of the Nelson's of the area. Emma was born in 1839 and died in 1917. She is buried in the Kiron Cemetery.

(Photo from Wayne Nelson)

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