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Notice in the 29 Oct 1924 Ida Grove paper:

Clara Carlsdotter Linman Lindgren - (1840 - 1924)

Death Takes 2 Old Residents

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Mrs. August Lindgren Lived in county Forty Years. Mrs. Bell Dies in Des Moines

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Mrs. August Lindgren, one of the Pioneer settlers of southeastern Ida County, died Tuesday morning at 4 o'clock, October 28 at the family home four miles south of Arthur. She has been ailing for five years, her trouble starting with rheumatism. For the past two years she has been bedfast.

Clara (Carlson???) was born in Sweden, January 22, 1840 and lived to the age of 84 years, 9 months and 6 days. She was married to August Lindgren in 1869 and they came immediately to the United Stated, spending the first six months in Illinois. They then settled on a farm one mile south of old Kiron and moved into Ida county in the spring of 1883 where they bought the home place, where they have since lived with the exception of two years in Kansas. She was a charter member of the Free Mission church in Hayes township and took the deepest interest in religious worship as long as her health permitted.

She is survived by her husband, four children: Enoch Lindgren of Sioux City; C. W. Lindgren of near Ida Grove; Mrs. Gust Anderson of near Arthur, Mrs. L. Christenson of Ida Grove. There are twenty-four grand children and one great grandson. She has two brothers, Victor Linman, Arthur, and August Linman of Omaha.

The funeral will be held Thursday at 2 P.M. at the late home, with Rev Albert Nelson of Albert City and Rev. Frank Johnson of Deloit in charge.


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