[[people:mellom:julius_o_1879]]

Julius O Mellom

  • b- 1879-02-01 , Brandt Township, Deuel County, SD,USA
  • d- 1978-01-01 , Northgate
  • His middle name is probably Olson, but could be Oscar)
  • one of 10 children born to Ole L. and Ronnaug Mellom who emigrated from Norway to the US in 1872. Julius's father Ole L. Mellom, came to Canada in 1901 to buy land for his children.
  • Julius and his family immigrated in 1903.
  • Julius married first, to Soneva Sorenson:
    • b- 1892 in SD, USA
    • d- Apr 1981, age 88 and 9 months
  • They had 7 children.
  • Julius re-married in 1913 2nd wife- Selma Kopperud (see below)
  • He had a further 8 children with Selma.
  • Julius, Soneva his 1st wife, and Selma, his 2nd, are supposed to be buried in Kopperud Church Cemetery,located at SW ΒΌ 18-01-02 W2, near Northgate, in RM of Enniskillen #3. (see map below)

Selma Kopperud

  • b- 1892-07-01
  • d- 1981-04-01
  • m- 1913-01-01
  • Exact dates above not known (just Y-M)
  • father Jorgen Kopperud, shown as Gorgen Hansen Kopperud,in Canadian Western Land Grant file,
    • b- Sept 1, 1838 in Norway immigrated to US in 1868
  • Mother- Syverine Bratelien,
  • Selma was a twin to Jenny Kopperud.
  • Kopperud family came to Canada, near Northgate, in 1901, Jorgen donated land for the Kopperud Lutheran Church which was 1 1/2 miles from the Mellom farm, on SE 1/4 Section 8. Church was located on SE Section 18, Tsp 1, Rge 2, W2
  • School they attended is the Scout Hill School #617 shown 1 mile East and 1 Mile North of the Church

15 total children - Unknown names

Ole L. Mellom

  • b-unk
  • d-unk
    • had 10 children
    • Immigrated to US in 1872 from Norway, then to Canada in 1901

Ronnaug

  • b- unk
  • d- unk
    • First name listed as Ronnu in 1900 US census

10 siblings - further info unknown

  • Last modified: 2016/10/26 18:57
  • by agent76