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Oscar Sather, born in Oksendal, Norway died in Silvana,WA, USA

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Re: Oscar Sather, born in Oksendal, Norway died in Silvana,WA, USA

Posted: 1475608618000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1475680251000
Agree, it's helpful to have as much identifying information as possible - and very important to speak up, to post again in your thread.

The following family is from Sør-Trøndelag fylke, where Trondheim is. Øksendal is in a different fylke.

Emigration (candidate to be Oscar)
Departing Trondheim on the SS Tasso
Residence: Budvigen
Destination: Onalaska, Wisconsin
....ticket paid in America
Oline Sæther age 30
Peder Sæther age 9, son
Oskar Sæther age 7, son
Dorothea Sæther age 4,5
Lars Sæther, age 3
(Click"Neste" to see each person in turn)

After changing ships for the transatlantic voyage

Possibly the father Peder departing earlier, here

Same trip, after transferring ships in England

1900 US census
Onalaska, La Crosse, Wisconsin
Olena Sather b Feb 1854 Norway, to USA 1884
Inga 15
Anna 14
Richard 12
Earnest 10
Olga 9
Rudolph 7

Meridien, Whatcom, Washington
Oline (Olive) with sons Lars (Louis) and Rudolph

An indication here that Olene's patronym was probably Olsen.

1900 census says Dorothea was born July 1878 in Norway

Dorothea Sather Fletcher in
1910 in Onalaska, La Crosse

Dorothea in
1920 in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin

The above Dorothea was born 1878, making her a match to the sister of the candidate Oscar. She died 1947 and Chester Charles Fletcher died 1948, both buried in Onalaska:;

Following one line of descent for the above Dorothea, a candidate to be son Harold Fletcher in La Crosse:


Geni tree. Not complete enough info in this thread or in the tree to confirm whether this is your Sather family, but it seems to be. There might be a tree on Ancestry as well...

Other siblings could be followed. For example, in 1910 Richard was in Edmonds, Washington; then to Everett, Washington; to Petersburg, Alaska in 1930; died 1949 in Santa Barbara, California

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