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Thorson School #1013

Macoun, Saskatchewan, Canada


Thorson School #1013, Located on NE, Sec 29, Tsp 4, Rge 9, W2

named after Anton Thorson, (Bio below) who homesteaded Homestead Number-104769 application date June 5, 1902, #68356, on SW 32 4 9 W2, a 1/2 mile away
strange part Ernest George Green homesteaded, #68276 where the school was PT NE 29 4 9 W2
wonder why it wasn't called Green school? Then I seen how many kids Anton had!!!

Sept 1926 this school was destroyed by fire at end of first day of school
Mr. Ondahl's crop was adjacent to the school, and had to be saved

Martin Brekke was School Trustee here, and went to this school as a youngster

Bio of names above

Anton Thorson
b- Norway
d- bef 1916
wife Olive “Marie” Thorson, nee Hanson


b- Norway
d-
moved from US in 1902
4 children born in the USA, rest in SK

1916 census: Name Age Marie Thorson 43 Arthur Thorson 24 Idella Thorson 19 Teressa Thorson 17 Miles Thorson 15 Coleman Thorson 13 Heneretta Thorson 10 Florence Thorson 7 Henry Thorson 5 Anton Thorson 2 Marie's brother- Ole Hanson 40


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