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Bertha [Betty] Olson RAALIEN

Birth:               30 May(?) 1887      Swift County, Minnesota   

Death:                          1965     San Luis Obispo, California


Father:           Ole Olson RAALIEN  (1844-1935)  

Mother:          Rangdi JOHANNSON (1849-1925)


Spouse:   Charles Forster

Birth:                         1877      New Brunswick

Death:                        1965     California






RAALIEN Bertha Olson m FORSTER with Frances & Ray

RAALEIN family ca 1900. Mother Rangdi with six of her twelve children. Back row:  Bertha, Peder [Peter], Emma.  Front row:  Inger, Olivia [Ollie], Rangdi, Maria [Mary].

  Frances and Ray Forster Raalien sisters: l-r Annie, Maria, Bertha, Andrea, Karen

Click to view larger image of 1880 US Census Click to view larger image of 1885 Minnesota Census Click to view larger image of 1900 US Census


Notes for Bertha ...

1900 US census shows Betty at 13 years of age living at home and going to school.


Left to right:  Olivia with first born Gordon,  Bertha with Ray, Grandma and Frances.
 John with sisters Emma (left) and Bertha (right) in 1952
at Long Lake Minnesota; near where they lived as children