Anton Hansen Hjelmstad, 18821957 (aged 75 years)

Birth March 31, 1882 26 33
Baptism April 23, 1882 26 33 (aged 23 days)
Emigration June 9, 1883 (aged 1 year)
Note: Record #10
Immigration June 30, 1883 (aged 1 year)
Note: Anton immigrated with his parents and three older siblings.
Birth of a brotherUnnamed son Hjelmstad
November 22, 1883 (aged 1 year)

Death of a brotherUnnamed son Hjelmstad
December 24, 1883 (aged 1 year)

Birth of a sisterThora Hjelmstad
December 1, 1884 (aged 2 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherThore Andersen
August 28, 1886 (aged 4 years)
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Birth of a sisterInga Hjelmstad
April 18, 1887 (aged 5 years)
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Birth of a sisterHilda Hjelmstad
August 19, 1889 (aged 7 years)
Baptism of a sisterHilda Hjelmstad
September 22, 1889 (aged 7 years)
Death of a sisterHilda Hjelmstad
November 28, 1889 (aged 7 years)
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Baptism of a sisterInga Hjelmstad
May 8, 1891 (aged 9 years)
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Birth of a brotherJohannes Hjelmstad
May 9, 1891 (aged 9 years)
Baptism of a brotherJohannes Hjelmstad
June 21, 1891 (aged 9 years)

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Death of a motherBeate Thoresdatter
October 13, 1895 (aged 13 years)
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Confirmation February 13, 1898 (aged 15 years)
Naturalization August 22, 1898 (aged 16 years)
Occupation
a farm laborer on the Anders Amunrud farm
1900 (aged 17 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherIngeborg Larsdatter
March 25, 1900 (aged 17 years)
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Census June 12, 1900 (aged 18 years)
Anecdote April 10, 1903 (aged 21 years)
Note: Anton filed his Declaration of Intention to become a U.S. citizen, renouncing his allegiance to the King of Norway and Sweden.
Anecdote April 1, 1906 (aged 24 years)
Note: After making $300 in improvements by constructing a 10x14 wooden house with a shingle roof, digging a well, and cultivating 25 acres, he established residence on the homestead.
Death of a sisterKristine Hjelmstad
July 11, 1907 (aged 25 years)

Burial of a sisterKristine Hjelmstad
July 11, 1907 (aged 25 years)
Anecdote August 30, 1907 (aged 25 years)
Note: Anton made a final $240 payment for his homestead near Palermo.
Real Estate Grantee February 17, 1908 (aged 25 years)
Note: Sec. 4: NE/4NW/4, T155N, R90W; Sec. 33: S/2SW/4, Sec. 32: SE/4SE/4, T156N, R90W
Occupation
a farm laborer
1910 (aged 27 years)
Birth of a daughterMyrtle Beatrice Hjelmstad
October 16, 1916 (aged 34 years)
Milit-Draft September 12, 1918 (aged 36 years)
Anecdote

Note: Anton was a good violinist and spent many Sunday afternoons playing on his violin while one of his daughters would "chord" on the piano with him. During long rainy spells he would play his violin as he paced the floor, stopping now and then to look out the window to see if the rain was letting up.
Burial of a fatherHans Jorgensen Hjelmstad

Burial of a motherBeate Thoresdatter

Description
tall and slender with blue eyes and black hair.
September 12, 1918 (aged 36 years)
Birth of a daughterHelen Sylvia Hjelmstad
December 19, 1918 (aged 36 years)
Death of a brotherJorgen Hjelmstad
July 19, 1919 (aged 37 years)

Burial of a brotherJorgen Hjelmstad
July 20, 1919 (aged 37 years)
Occupation
a farmer
1920 (aged 37 years)

Note: Record #10
Birth of a sonAlvin Gordon Hjelmstad
August 7, 1922 (aged 40 years)
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Baptism of a sonAlvin Gordon Hjelmstad
July 21, 1923 (aged 41 years)
Birth of a daughterClarice Hjelmstad
May 29, 1925 (aged 43 years)
Baptism of a daughterClarice Hjelmstad
July 5, 1925 (aged 43 years)
Death of a sisterInga Hjelmstad
March 4, 1926 (aged 43 years)

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Birth of a daughterRuth Hjelmstad
June 18, 1927 (aged 45 years)
Baptism of a daughterRuth Hjelmstad
August 14, 1927 (aged 45 years)
Anecdote December 1927 (aged 45 years)
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Note: He served as a pallbearer for Gina Solberg, his sisterThora's mother-in-law.
Death of a fatherHans Jorgensen Hjelmstad
January 19, 1933 (aged 50 years)
Anecdote March 24, 1934 (aged 51 years)

Note: He inherited 120 acres of farmland in Cavalier Co., North Dakota from his father.
Milit-Draft April 27, 1942 (aged 60 years)
Religion
Lutheran. They were members of the West Mountain Lutheran Church and later transferred to the Milton Lutheran Church when they retired from farming and moved into Milton in 1948.
1948 (aged 65 years)

Baptism of a sonAlvin Gordon Hjelmstad
January 28, 1950 (aged 67 years)
Death of a sisterIngeborg Hjelmstad
May 5, 1951 (aged 69 years)

Anecdote January 1, 1957 (aged 74 years)
Note: Notes by Thecla Walz Hjelmstad on Anna and Anton
Cause of Death August 29, 1957 (aged 75 years)

Note: cerebral hemorrhage suffered while mowing his lawn. He died "working" at the age of 75, never having spent a day in the hospital.
Death August 29, 1957 (aged 75 years)
Probate December 21, 1959 (2 years after death)
Burial
Family with parents
father
Hans Jorgensen Hjelmstad
18551933
Birth: December 3, 1855 29 26Ringsaker District, Hedmark, Norway
Death: January 19, 1933Milton, East Alma Twp., North Dakota
mother
Tombstone Beatha and Hilda Hje
18491895
Birth: January 19, 1849 24 23Kampen Farm, Ringsaker District, Hedmark, Norway
Death: October 13, 1895Milton, East Alma Twp, North Dakota
Marriage
Marriage: December 1, 1876Ringsaker Church, Ringsaker, Hedmark, Norway
1 month
elder brother
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18771919
Birth: January 9, 1877 21 27Norway
Death: July 19, 1919
20 months
elder sister
18781951
Birth: August 23, 1878 22 29Norway
Death: May 5, 1951
20 months
elder sister
18801907
Birth: April 2, 1880 24 31Norway
Death: July 11, 1907
2 years
himself
Anton Hjelmstad 2
18821957
Birth: March 31, 1882 26 33Norway
Death: August 29, 1957Milton, Cavalier County, North Dakota
20 months
younger brother
13 months
younger sister
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18841971
Birth: December 1, 1884 28 35East Alma Twp., Cavalier, Dakota Territory
Death: January 10, 1971Pembina County Memorial Hospital, Cavalier, Pembina, North Dakota
2 years
younger sister
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18871926
Birth: April 18, 1887 31 38Alma Twp., Dakota Territory
Death: March 4, 1926
2 years
younger sister
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18891889
Birth: August 19, 1889 33 40Milton, Cavalier, North Dakota
Death: November 28, 1889Alma Twp., North Dakota
21 months
younger brother
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18911961
Birth: May 9, 1891 35 42Milton, Cavalier County, North Dakota
Death: February 11, 1961his home, Cavalier County, North Dakota
Family with Anna Nelson
himself
Anton Hjelmstad 2
18821957
Birth: March 31, 1882 26 33Norway
Death: August 29, 1957Milton, Cavalier County, North Dakota
wife
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18901976
Birth: May 1, 1890 26 39Brocket, North Dakota
Death: June 7, 1976Cavalier, North Dakota
daughter
Funeral Myrtle Slama 1979
19161979
Birth: October 16, 1916 34 26East Alma Twp., Cavalier County, North Dakota
Death: January 15, 1979Cavalier, North Dakota
2 years
daughter
mrs.holo
19182009
Birth: December 19, 1918 36 28Milton, North Dakota
Death: December 18, 2009Maple Manor Care Center, Langdon, North Dakota
4 years
son
WP_20141115_004
19222001
Birth: August 7, 1922 40 32Milton, North Dakota
Death: August 11, 2001Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming
3 years
daughter
19252016
Birth: May 29, 1925 43 35Milton, Cavalier, North Dakota
Death: June 4, 2016Maple Manor Care Center, Langdon, Cavalier, North Dakota
2 years
daughter
19272007
Birth: June 18, 1927 45 37Milton, Cavalier, North Dakota
Death: November 11, 2007Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Larimore, North Dakota
daughter
Private
BirthAnton Hjelmstad household, 1920, Cavalier Co., ND, Record Type: U.S. census, Household: Anton Hjelmstad household, Record Info: population schedule, East Alma Twp., ED 33, SD 1, sheet 6A, dwelling 43, family 45, Film: micropublication series T625, roll 1333
BirthAnton Hanssen (Hjelmstad) birth and baptism, Record Type: Ringsaker parish baptism register, Subject: Anton Hanssen, Number: male no. 35
BirthAnton Hjelmstad WWI draft registration, Record Type: Military Records, Subject: World War I Draft Registrations, Second Person: National Archives and Records Administration, Second Location: www.ancestry.com, Series: North Dakota, File Reference: Anton Hjelmstad
BaptismAnton Hanssen (Hjelmstad) birth and baptism, Record Type: Ringsaker parish baptism register, Subject: Anton Hanssen, Number: male no. 35
EmigrationAnton Hjelmstad household, 1920, Cavalier Co., ND, Record Type: U.S. census, Household: Anton Hjelmstad household, Record Info: population schedule, East Alma Twp., ED 33, SD 1, sheet 6A, dwelling 43, family 45, Film: micropublication series T625, roll 1333
Note: Record #10
EmigrationHjelmstad family emigration record, Record Type: Norway Emigration Records, Subject: Emigranter over Kristiania 1871-1930, Second Person: Norway Digital Archives, Second Location: http://digitalarkivet.no, Series: 1883, File Reference: Hjelmstad
ImmigrationA Century of Area History: 1882-1982, Milton, North Dakota
ImmigrationAnton Hjelmstad household, 1920, Cavalier Co., ND, Record Type: U.S. census, Household: Anton Hjelmstad household, Record Info: population schedule, East Alma Twp., ED 33, SD 1, sheet 6A, dwelling 43, family 45, Film: micropublication series T625, roll 1333
ImmigrationHans Hjelmstad family ship passenger record, Record Type: New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Name Of Person: Hans Hjelmstad family, Ship Name: W.A. Scholten from Rotterdam Netherlands, Series: Immigration Records
ConfirmationBirths and Confirmations Hjelmstads, Walstad 1898-1904, Record Type: Photo
NaturalizationNaturalization Jorgen Hjelmstad 1898, Record Type: Photo, Subject: Jorgen Hjelmstad
NaturalizationNaturalization Anton Hjelmstad 1903, Record Type: Photo, Subject: Anton Hjelmstad
CensusSolberg and Anton Hjelmstad 1900, Record Type: Photo, Household: Solberg
OccupationAnton Hjelmstad, 1900, Record Type: U.S. census, Household: Anders Amunrud household, Record Info: population schedule, East Alma Twp., ED 41, SD 199, sheet 7B, dwelling 120, family 126, Film: micropublication series T623, roll 1226
AnecdoteAnton Hjelmstad homestead application, Series: Land Entry Files, Record Group: Record Group 49, Document: Homestead Application, File Name: Anton Hjelmstad, File Number: file no. 21430
AnecdoteAnton Hjelmstad homestead application, Series: Land Entry Files, Record Group: Record Group 49, Document: Homestead Application, File Name: Anton Hjelmstad, File Number: file no. 21430
AnecdoteAnton Hjelmstad homestead application, Series: Land Entry Files, Record Group: Record Group 49, Document: Homestead Application, File Name: Anton Hjelmstad, File Number: file no. 21430
Real Estate GranteeRecord of Patents, Volume: Anton Hjelmstad, North Dakota, certificate no. 14444
OccupationHans Hjelmstad household, 1910, Cavalier Co., ND, Record Type: U.S. census, Household: Hans J. Hjelmstad household, Record Info: population schedule, East Alma Twp., ED 18, SD 1, sheet 7A , dwelling 111, family 114, Film: micropublication T624, roll 1141
Milit-DraftDraft Card Anton Hjelmstad WWI, Record Type: Draft Card Anton Hjelmstad WWI
AnecdoteA Century of Area History: 1882-1982, Milton, North Dakota
DescriptionAnton Hjelmstad WWI draft registration, Record Type: Military Records, Subject: World War I Draft Registrations, Second Person: National Archives and Records Administration, Second Location: www.ancestry.com, Series: North Dakota, File Reference: Anton Hjelmstad
OccupationAnton Hjelmstad household, 1920, Cavalier Co., ND, Record Type: U.S. census, Household: Anton Hjelmstad household, Record Info: population schedule, East Alma Twp., ED 33, SD 1, sheet 6A, dwelling 43, family 45, Film: micropublication series T625, roll 1333
Note: Record #10
AnecdoteRoots to Trees - Scotland and Norway
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AnecdoteProbate Case, Name Of Person: Hans J. Hjelmstad, Series: Estate Tax Return and Final Decree, File Number: no. 1549
Milit-DraftDraft Registration Anton Hjelmstad 1942, Record Type: Photo
NameAlvin Gordon Hjelmstad Baptism record
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ReligionA Century of Area History: 1882-1982, Milton, North Dakota
AnecdoteNotes Anton and Anna Hjelmstad, Record Type: Photo
Cause of DeathCavalier County Death Register, Record Type: Death Registers, Name Of Person: Anton Hjelmstad, Volume: #1154
DeathCavalier County Death Register, Record Type: Death Registers, Name Of Person: Anton Hjelmstad, Volume: #1154
ProbateFinal Decree of Distribution, Name Of Person: Anton Hjelmstad, File Number: Administrative Records Book 13, page 324
BurialAnton Hjelmstad tombstone, Record Type: tombstone, Name Of Person: Anton Hjelmstad, Reader: photographed by Anthony Hjelmstad
BurialCemetery Milton Memorial List, Record Type: Photo
Baptism

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Emigration

Record #10

Immigration

Anton immigrated with his parents and three older siblings.

Anecdote

Anton filed his Declaration of Intention to become a U.S. citizen, renouncing his allegiance to the King of Norway and Sweden.

Anecdote

After making $300 in improvements by constructing a 10x14 wooden house with a shingle roof, digging a well, and cultivating 25 acres, he established residence on the homestead.

Anecdote

Anton made a final $240 payment for his homestead near Palermo.

Real Estate Grantee

Sec. 4: NE/4NW/4, T155N, R90W; Sec. 33: S/2SW/4, Sec. 32: SE/4SE/4, T156N, R90W

Occupation

Record #10

Anecdote

He served as a pallbearer for Gina Solberg, his sisterThora's mother-in-law.

Anecdote

He inherited 120 acres of farmland in Cavalier Co., North Dakota from his father.

Anecdote

Notes by Thecla Walz Hjelmstad on Anna and Anton

Cause of Death

cerebral hemorrhage suffered while mowing his lawn. He died "working" at the age of 75, never having spent a day in the hospital.

Anecdote

Anton was a good violinist and spent many Sunday afternoons playing on his violin while one of his daughters would "chord" on the piano with him. During long rainy spells he would play his violin as he paced the floor, stopping now and then to look out the window to see if the rain was letting up.