Name: Arne BRAATEN
Birth: 26 AUG 1882 in Norway
Death: 11 JUL 1925 in Smiley Township, Minnesota
Burial: 12 JUL 1925 St. Pauli Cemetery, Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Emigration: 1885 from Norway to America
Note: 1920 Census record
Change Date: 1 MAY 2008
1920 U.S. Census in Smiley, Pennington, Minnesota: Arne as head of household, living with mother Carrie and Elmer Anfinson as a laborer.
World War I Draft/Registration Card lists birthday as 26 August 1882, but also lists him as a citizen of Norway.
Permit for Burial or Removal was found as part of the St. Pauli Church record books. Reads as follows:
Date of Death: July 11, 1925
Full Name: Arne Braaten
Age: 42 years
Place of Birth: Norway
Disease causing death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Medical attendant: Dr. J. T. Bowers
Proposed data of burial or removal: July 11, 1925
Place of Burial: Rocksbury [illegible]
Place of removal: [blank] via [blank]
Address: Plummer, MN
A certificate of death having been filed in my office in accordance with the laws of Minnesota, I hereby authorize the burial of the body os said deceased person as stated above. In case of death from a dangerous communicable disease, the burial or removal must be conducted according to the rules of the State and local board of health.
Father: Ole H. BRAATEN b: 20 OCT 1847 in Norway
Mother: Kari b: 18 MAY 1847 in Valdres, Norway