Re: Knute Rovelstad, b. abt 1876 IL, d. 1905 ID
Greetings,did you find more on Knute ROVELSTADT?
I have questions, too -- not my family...
Q: is he the same as Karl ROVELSTAD
-- findagrave #43133278 Burial: Mtn View Cem,
Pocatello, Bannock Co ID, Plot: 17E, 21, 7
-- death date is the same
-- his RR Local #113 was prob located at Pocatello ID ?
As you wrote in 2009, he did die in a train accident.I found the following item:
source: Locomotive Firemen's Magazine, Jan 1906:
Statement of Death & Disability Claims, Paid: 31 Oct-30 Nov 1905
Knute ROVELSTAD, Local #113, Death: 23 Sep 1905, cause: Collision, Ins Amt: $3,000, Paid: Nov 16th
1900 Census lists a Knute KROVELSTAD, ae 22 b Jul 1877 in Norway w/parents E_ & Mary
1903 Elgin IL City Directory lists Knute ROVELSTAD, emp: C M & St P (railroad?), h: 403 Moseley, residing w/parents Erik & Marie
1907 Pocatello ID City Directory lists widow Emma ROVELSTAD, res: 322 N Hayes av
Q: did Emma remarry?Western States Marriage Index lists: ROVELSTAD, Emma Bertha mar 1906, Bingham ID to William H LANE
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