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Martha Anna Ingmu (Arendts) Knutson (1898 - 1968)

Martha Anna Ingmu (Mary) Knutson formerly Arendts
Born in Kensett, Worth, Iowa, United Statesmap
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Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
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[children unknown]
Died in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United Statesmap
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Biography

Mary was born in 1898 in Kensett in Worth County, Iowa, the daughter of Thomas Charles Arendts and Martha Serena Urdahl. She passed away in 1968. She married Orin Arthur Knutson in 1916. They settled in Lincoln, Worth County, IA, where they raised four children together. In the late 1930s, the family moved to Des Moines, IA. Mary died of a heart attack there in 1968. She is buried with her husband in Kensett Cemetery in Kensett, IA.

Children:

  1. Maurice Arendts, 1917-2004
  2. Beverly Jane, 1919-2007
  3. Mary Ann, 1921-2011
  4. Orin Erwin, 1936-

Sources

Knutson-Stookey Ancestry tree

Genealogy Report: Descendants of Tjærand Trondsson Arnevik.

2.MARTHA ANNA INGMA9 ARENDTS (TOM CHARLES8, TJÆRAND TRONDSSON7 ARNEVIK, TROND6 TORSTEINSSON, TORSTEIN5 SIMONSSON, SIMON4 TORSTEINSSON, TORSTEIN3 RASMUSSON, RASMUS2 AMUNDSSON, AMUND1 OLSSON) was born 04 Nov 1898 in Kensett, Worth County, Iowa, and died 17 May 1968 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.She married ORIN ARTHUR KNUTSON 28 Jun 1916 in Kensett, Worth County, Iowa.He was born 13 May 1896 in Manly, Worth County,Iowa, and died 05 Dec 1977 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. More About MARTHA ANNA INGMA ARENDTS: Burial: 21 May 1968, Kensett Cemetery, Kensett, Worth County, Iowa Fact 1: Buried at Kensett, Iowa in the Kensett Cemetery, Lot 23 Notes for ORIN ARTHUR KNUTSON: Obituary (newspaper and date unknown) FUNERAL SERVICES HELD FOR ORIN KNUTSON, MANLEY NATIVE Orin Knutson, 81, of Des Moines, Iowa, died December 5 at the Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines.Funeral services were held in Des Moines on December 8 at Hamilton's Funeral Home with the Rev. Stanley Carlson officiating.Interment was in the Kensett cemetery December 10 with the Rev. Walter Behrens officiating. Mr. Knutson was born on May 13, 1896 at Manly, Iowa where he attended school.He was the youngest of seven children born to August and Kari Keesey Knutson.He was married to the former Mary Ann Arendts of Kensett on June 28, 1916.To this union four children were born.The family lived in Kensett until 1937 when they moved to Des Moines, where they had made their home since that time.He was a retired blacksmith with the Rock Island Railroad, a member of Central Lutheran Church and of Eastgate Masonic Lodge. Orin was preceded in death by his wife in 1968. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs Gerald (Beverly) Stoops of San Bernardino, California and Mrs. George (Mary Ann) Olsen of Des Moines; two sons, Maurice of Des Moines and Orin Irwin of Austin, Texas; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren; and by a sister, Anna Knutson of Northwood, Iowa. More About ORIN ARTHUR KNUTSON: Burial: 08 Dec 1977, Kensett Cemetery, Kensett, Worth County, Iowa Fact 1: Buried at Kensett, Iowa in the Kensett Cemetery, Lot 23 Children of MARTHA ARENDTS and ORIN KNUTSON are: i. MAURICE10 KNUTSON, b. 31 Dec 1917, Manly, Worth County,Iowa; d. 08 Mar 2004, Mercy Hospice, Johnson, Polk County, Iowa; m. EVELYN SELINGER, Private; b. Private. Notes for MAURICE KNUTSON: OBITUARY Des Moines Register, March 11, 2004 Maurice "Morrie" A. Knutson, 86, died Monday, March 8, 2004 at Mercy Hospice. Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, March 12 at Calvin Manor. Burial will be today, March 11 at the Kensett, IA Cemetery. Maurice was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Army.He is survived by his wife, Evelyn, stepson Richard Selinger of Ralston, NE; sisters, Beverly Stoops and Mary Ann Olsen, both of Des Moines, brother, Orin Knutson of Schertz, TX; five grandchildren, and eleven great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Hospice of Johnston or Grace Lutheran Church. More About MAURICE KNUTSON: Burial: 11 Mar 2004, Kensett, Worth County, Iowa ii. BEVERLY JANE KNUTSON, b. Private; m. GERALD STOOPS, Private; b. Private. 40. iii. MARY ANN KNUTSON, b. Private. 41. iv. ORIN IRWIN KNUTSON, b. Private.



Birth

"Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q246-ZN1R : accessed 26 May 2018), Mary Anna Arendts, 04 Nov 1898, Kensett, Worth, Iowa, United States; citing reference ID 167786, State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines; FamilySearch digital folder 101713786. Name Mary Anna Arendts Event Type Birth Event Date 04 Nov 1898 Event Place Kensett, Worth, Iowa, United States Event Place (Original) Kensett, Worth, Iowa Gender F Father's Name Thron Arendts Mother's Name Martha Serena Urdahl

Marriage

Residence in Iowa

"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9GS-PHX : accessed 25 June 2017), Thom C Arests, Kensett Township Kensett town, Worth, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 149, sheet 1B, family 16, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,468. Name: Thomas C Arests; Event Type: Census; Event Year: 1 Jun 1900; Event Place: Kensett Township Kensett town, Worth, Iowa, United States; Gender: Male; Age: 50; Marital Status: Married; Race: White; Race (Original): W; Relationship to Head of Household: Head; Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head; Years married: 16; Birth Date: Sep 1850; Birthplace: Norway; Marriage Year (estimated): 1884; Immigration Year: 1866; Father's Birthplace: Norway; Mother's Birthplace: Norway; Thom C Arests, Head, M, Sep 1850, 50 [49], married; yrs married: 16; Norway; Immigration yr: 1866; Yrs in US: 34; naturalized; stone mason, months not employed: 2; Martha T Arests, Wife, F, Dec 1866, 34 [33], married; yrs married: 16; children born: 7; living: 6; Norway; Immigration yr: 1890; Yrs in US: 9; occupation: none; Charly M Arests, Son, M, Sep 1885, 15 [14], Iowa, at school, 7 mo; Saverin J Arests, Son, M, Mar 1887, 13, Iowa, at school, 8 mo; Melvina T Arests, Daughter, F, Mar 1891, 9, Iowa; at school, 7 mo; Arthur E Arests, Son, M, Dec 1893, 7 [6], Iowa; at school, 5 mo; Carl I Arests, Son, M, Oct 1895, 5 [4], Iowa; Mariana E Arests, Daughter, F, Nov 1898, 2 [1], Iowa; Owned house, with mortgage; All can read, write, speak English; Parents's birthplace: Norway for all

"Iowa State Census, 1905", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:23BB-KSC : 22 August 2016), I C Arendts, 1905. Name: I C Arendts; Event Type: Census; Event Date: 1905; Event Place: Kensett, Worth, Iowa, United States; PO Address: Kensett; Can read/Write: Yes; Gender: Male; Race: White; Age: 54; Marital Status: Married; Birth Year (Estimated): about 1851; Birthplace: Norway; Father's Birthplace: Norway; Mother's Birthplace: Norway; Do you own your home or farm?: Yes; Entire value of home or farm: $700; Naturalized: Yes; Years in US: 38; Years in Iowa: 38; Occupation: Stone mason; Months unemployed in 1904: 5; Card Number: 53

"United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MG95-6BD : accessed 25 June 2017), F C Arendts, Kensett, Worth, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 175, sheet 3B, family 76, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 429; FHL microfilm 1,374,442. Name: F C Arendts; Event Type: Census; Event Date: 18 Apr 1910; Event Place: Kensett, Worth, Iowa, United States; Gender: Male; Age: 59; Marital Status: Married; Race: White; Race (Original): White; Relationship to Head of Household: Head; Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head; Birth Year (Estimated): 1851; Birthplace: Norway; Immigration Year: 1867; Father's Birthplace: Norway; Mother's Birthplace: Norway; Sheet Letter: B; Sheet Number: 3; Household (Role Sex Age Birthplace): F C Arendts, Head, M, 59, married, 1st marriage; yrs married: 26; Norway; Yr immigrated: 1867, naturalized; mason; builder + plasterer; employer, worked previous day; wks out of work: 0; Martha Arendts, Wife, F, 44, married, 1st marriage; yrs married: 26; children born: 9; living: 8; Norway; Yr immigrated: 1869; laundress, at home, own account; Molla Arendts, Daughter, F, 19, single, Iowa; Arthur Arendts, Son, M, 16, single, Iowa; Carl Arendts, Son, M, 14, Iowa; Eugene Arendts, Daughter, F, 11, Iowa; Nora Arendts, Daughter, F, 6, Iowa; Evert Arendts, Son, M, 5, Iowa Address: Fifth Street; Owned house, no mortgage; parents' birthplace: Norway for all; all can read, write, speak English;

"United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDMY-BTS : accessed 26 May 2018), Mary A Knudson in household of Orin A Knudson, Lincoln, Worth, Iowa, United States; citing ED 188, sheet 1B, line 56, family 13, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 518; FHL microfilm 1,820,518. Name Mary A Knudson Event Type Census Event Date 1920 Event Place Lincoln, Worth, Iowa, United States Gender Female Age 21 Marital Status Married Race White Race (Original) White Relationship to Head of Household Wife Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Wife Birth Year (Estimated) 1899 Birthplace Iowa Father's Birthplace Norway Mother's Birthplace Norway Sheet Letter B Sheet Number 1 Household Role Sex Age Birthplace Orin A Knudson Head M 23 Iowa Mary A Knudson Wife F 21 Iowa Maurice A Knudson Son M 2 Iowa Beverly J Knudson Daughter F 0 Iowa


"United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XMKJ-F1N : accessed 26 May 2018), Maryann Knutson in household of Orien Knutson, Kensett, Worth, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 14, sheet 4B, line 89, family 95, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 691; FHL microfilm 2,340,426. Name: Maryann Knutson Event Type: Census Event Date: 1930 Event Place: Kensett, Worth, Iowa, United States Gender: Female Age: 31 Marital Status: Married Race: White Race (Original): White Relationship to Head of Household: Wife Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife Birth Year (Estimated): 1899 Birthplace: Iowa Father's Birthplace: Norway Mother's Birthplace: Norway Sheet Letter: B Sheet Number: 4 Household Role Sex Age Birthplace Orien Knutson Head Male 33 Iowa Maryann Knutson Wife Female 31 Iowa Maurice Knutson Son Male 12 Iowa Beverly Knutson Daughter Female 10 Iowa Maryann Knutson Daughter Female 8 Iowa

"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMBN-8J8 : accessed 26 May 2018), Mary Ann Knutson in household of Arin Knutson, Ward 8, Des Moines, Lee Township, Polk, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 100-149, sheet 6B, line 64, family 131, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1197. Name: Mary Ann Knutson Event Type: Census Event Date: 1940 Event Place: Ward 8, Des Moines, Lee Township, Polk, Iowa, United States Sex: Female Age: 41 Marital Status: Married Race (Original): White Race: White Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife Relationship to Head of Household: Wife Birthplace: Iowa Birth Year (Estimated): 1899 Last Place of Residence: Kensett, Worth, Iowa Household Role Sex Age Birthplace Arin Knutson Head Male 43 Iowa Mary Ann Knutson Wife Female 41 Iowa Mary Ann Knutson Daughter Female 18 Orin Irwin Knutson Son Male 4

Children

"Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q24X-F9SZ : accessed 26 May 2018), Mary Ann Arendts in entry for Maurice Arendts Knutson, 31 Dec 1917, Manly, Worth, Iowa, United States; citing reference ID 478865, State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines; FamilySearch digital folder 101767308. Name Maurice Arendts Knutson Event Type Birth Event Date 31 Dec 1917 Event Place Manly, Worth, Iowa, United States Event Place (Original) Manly, Worth, Iowa Gender M Father's Name Orin Arthur Knutson Mother's Name Mary Ann Arendts

"Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q24X-NSW6 : accessed 26 May 2018), Mary Ann Arendts in entry for Beverly Jane Knutson, 02 Oct 1919, Manly, Worth, Iowa, United States; citing reference ID 487653, State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines; FamilySearch digital folder 101767310. Name Beverly Jane Knutson Event Type Birth Event Date 02 Oct 1919 Event Place Manly, Worth, Iowa, United States Event Place (Original) Manly, Worth, Iowa Gender F Father's Name Orin Arthur Knutson Mother's Name Mary Ann Arendts

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