Svend Johannesen Haugen and Sigri Iversdatter Odegaard - JOHNSON FAMILY -

This is a look at Svend Johannesen Haugen and Sigri Iversdatter Odegaard - JOHNSON - along with their Parents, Siblings, and Children.

I hope that this web page can become a collection of information and a resource for family and friends. I plan to update, and/or, correct this page as new information is discovered.

Thanks for your help.
Eugene (Gene) D. Johnson (son of Ellsworth and Rowena Heffley, grandson of Iver and Anna Ryan and great grandson of Sevn and Sigri Berg - JOHNSON)
446 Trinity Drive, Allen, TX 75002
Last updated: August 4, 2004
3. Sven Johannesen (Johnson) (1837 1931)
In 1860 Sven married Jorand Olsdatter (1835 - c.a. 1865)
They had the following child:
3.1. Julia (1865 - ?) m. C.J. Anderson

In 1866 Sven Married Sigrid Berg (1844 1912)
Sven and Sigri emigrated to Stanton County in 1868
They had the following children:
3.2. John S. (1866 1921) m. Mary Halverson
3.3. Rose (1869 1945) m. John Stangland
3.4. Iver S. (1879 1951) m. Anna Ryan
3.5. Sarah (1881 1962) m. John Midtlien
3.6. Anna (1883 - 1955) m. Theodore Ringer
3.7. Ida (1885 1966). m. James Johnson

The pictures below are of the Sven Johnson family taken in 1912 to celebrate Sven's 75th. birthday.

In the first picture, l/r in the first row:
Julia, Sven, Sigri, Rose.
In the top row:
John S., Anna, Ida, Sarah, Iver S.

In the second picture, l/r in the first row:
Julia, Sven, Sigri, John S.
In the top row:
Ida, Anna, Iver S., Rose, Sarah.

This page will discuss the family of John and Raghnild (Rose Johnson) Stangland.

3.3. Rose (1869 1945) m. John Stangland

They had the following children:
3.3.1. Mabel (1889 1972) m Waite Gerry
--- Ruth
--- John
--- Lydia

3.3.2. Hilda (1892)

3.3.3. Sidney (1894 1913)

3.3.4. Jean Roderick (1896) m. Minnie Haas (1893)
--- Herbert L.
--- Margaret L.
--- Wilma Rose m. Arnold George Tschudin
------ Arlen Eugene
--- Arnold Eugene

3.3.5. Lydia (1904 -1928)

3.3.6. Ted (1907 1989) m. (1927) Minnie Abel
--- Roberta

The following was reported, as the obituary for Rose (Ragnild) Johnson Stangeland , in the Stanton Register Thursday, October 4, 1945, page 1, column 5 & 6


Rites for Mrs. John Stangland who died in California September 10, 1945 (Albion News)

Funeral services were held at Zion Lutheran church In Albion Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock for Mrs. John Stangeland who passed away in California and was brought back to her old home community for burial. Rev. John H. Beckmann conducted the services. Burial was made at South Branch.

Mrs. John Stangeland, nee Ragnild Johnson, daughter of Sven and Sigri Johnson, was born at Stanton, Nebraska. Oct. 28. 1869, and died after a long illness at the home of a daughter in Ojal, California, September 10, 1945, aged 75 years, 10 months and 13 days.

She was united in marriage to John Stangeland In 1888 and they made their home in Boone county, first in the South Branch community and later In Albion until the death of Mr. Stangeland 12 years ago, since which time the deceased has made her home in California with her children.

She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and to this faith remained steadfast to the end, always giving freely of her time and talents to the church.

Besides her husband, she was proceeded in death by:
a son, Sidney,
a daughter, Lydia,
an older brother, John,
well as by her parents.

She is survived by two sons:
Jean Stangeland of Albion,
Theodore of Oxnard, California;
two daughters:
Mabel of Los Angeles;
Hilda (Mrs. H. W. Gerry) of Ojai, California;
six grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive her, as do four sisters and one brother:
Mrs. Julia Anderson of Stanton;
Iver Johnson of Stanton;
Mrs. Sarah Midtlien of Stanley, Wisconsin;
Mrs. Anna Ringer of Norfolk;
Mrs. Ida Johnson of Scottsbluff.

The out of town relatives attending the funeral services were:
Mrs. John Midtlien, Stanley. Wisconsin;
Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Ringer, Norfolk;
Mr. and Mrs. Iver Johnson, Stanton;
Mrs. Mary Johnson, Newman Grove;
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Field, Newman Grove;
Mrs. J. C. Johnson and Vernon, Broken Bow;
Mrs. H. Waite Gerry. Ojai, California;
Theodore Stangeland, Oxnard, California;
Mr. and Mrs. Eli Berg, Newman Grove;
Mrs. James Johnson, Scottsbluff;
Mrs. Jim Paulsen, Newman Grove;
Mrs. Oscar Larsen, Newman Grove;
Mrs. G. I. Nelson, Madison.

The pictures below, of Rose and John Stangeland, were taken at their 25 wedding annaversary.

The Norwegian chest pictured below was used on the trip to "America". It is now owned by Wilma Tschudin, a grand daughter of Rose.

The picxture delow was taken in 2004, l/r: Gene Johnson, Don and Clara Munger, Wilma Tschudin, and Arlen Tschudin.