John & Kari Kroshus Family History

John and Anna (Kroshus) Gaare Family in the Census

1900 US Census

State of Minnesota - Norman County - Lee Township

Enumerated June 4, 1900

Household 24, Family 24

John immigrated with his parents in 1866. John and Anna had been married for 19 years

Anna has given birth to 9 children, of whom all were still living

Ole  and Sigrid report being married for 44 years.  She gave birth to 8 children, with 3 still alive.

Name Relationships Age Birth Mo/Yr Occupation Birthplace
Gaare, John Head 41 Oct 1858 Farmer Norway
Anna Wife 42 Mar  1858 Keeping House Iowa
Clara Sophia Daughter 17 Sep 1882 farm laborer Minnesota
Joseph Son 16 May 1884 farm laborer Minnesota
Oscar Son 13 Jun 1886 at school Minnesota
Selmer Son 12 Feb 1888 at school Minnesota
Peder Son 10 Apr 1890 at school Minnesota
Josephine Daughter 8 Apr 1892 at school Minnesota
Hilda Marie Daughter 6 May 1894 at school Minnesota
Alice Daughter 3 Sep 1896   Minnesota
Albert Son 2 Apr 1898   Minnesota
Gaare, Ole Father 83 Aug 1816   Norway
Sigrid Mother 66 Mar 1834   Norway
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1920 US Census

State of Minnesota - Norman County - Lee Township

Enumerated May 5, 1920

Page 116, Household 51, Family 51

Oscar has recently returned from Montana to take over the farm
Name Relationships Age Occupation Birthplace
Gaare, Oscar Head 33 Farmer Minnesota
Julia G wife 31 None Minnesota
LeRoy G son 6 None Montana
Howard A son 4 8/12 None Montana
Nellaice A daughter 1 8/12 None Montana
Gaare, John father 61 None Norway
Gaare, Emil brother 19 None Minnesota
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