Frank Fornell

Male 1856 - 1899  (43 years)


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  • Name Frank Fornell 
    Born 1856  Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Feb 1899  Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0070  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2017 

    Family Ida Marie Linderholm,   b. 14 Sep 1861, Linneryd, Kronoberg, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1910, Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 1881 
    Children 
     1. Mable L Fornell,   d. 1 Dec 1891, Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Alice M Fornell,   b. 1882,   d. 17 Jul 1897, Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     3. Rudolf Fornell,   b. 1884,   d. 16 Apr 1900, Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     4. Rose Fornell,   b. 27 Jun 1888, Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1912, Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     5. Effie Fornell,   b. 28 Oct 1890,   d. 6 Oct 1908, Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     6. Mable Fornell,   b. 3 Jan 1892,   d. 8 Jul 1906, Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
     7. Ruth Fornell,   b. 17 Jun 1894, Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1921, Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    +8. Bertha Sophia Fornell,   b. 30 Aug 1896, Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1981, Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F0020  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 40 yrs old at bertha's birth 1896
    • 1885 census shows Ida 24 yrs - Rutherford 1 yr - Alice 4 yr living Mpls
    • 1895 census Frank 45 yrs - Ida 35 yrs - Alice 14 yrs - Rudolf 12 yrs - Rosa 7 yrs - Effie 5 yrs - Mable 3 yrs - Ruth 1 yr living Mpls - Frank states in Us 25 yrs & 9 yrs in same district
    • 1900 census Frank gone

    • In 1880 Fahlun, Ida was 18 yrs at home, Axel 10 yrs or 14 when school opened 1884 with Ida at 22 and school director Frank Fornell.

      In 1885 Ida not listed in census with family. But in Mpls married to Frank Fornell and 1 yr old Rutherford and 4 yr old Alice. Means married around 1881.

      In 1900 Ida w/o Frank in Wilmar with Effie, Mable, Bertha, Ruth, Rosie.

      In 1905 Ida with Bertha and Ruth back in Fahlun


      DISTRICT 79 (804)
      On July 23, 1883 District 79 was established and covered the following territory: Sections 6, 7 and 18, W½ of Sections 5
      and 8, Lake Elizabeth; and Sections 12 and 13, and E½ of Sections 1, 11, and 14 of Fahlun. The district was organized at
      a meeting on Sept 1, 1883, and the following elected as officers: C. P. Quist, clerk; Frank Fornell, director; and G. J.
      Boom, treasurer.

      The site chosen for the schoolhouse was the SW corner of NW¼ of NW¼, Section 7, Lake Elizabeth. The 18x24x10
      foot schoolhouse was built and the first term of school began on April 8, 1884, with Melvina Peterson as the teacher.

      An 16x20 addition was built in 1894 at a cost of $225. Further improvements were made in
      1898 at a cost of $250.

      Enrollment in 1884 included Edith Quist, Hurby Quist, Earnest Quist, Kate Olson, Hannah
      Olson, Christina Olson, Charles Peterson, Annie Peterson, Frank Eastlund, Christina
      Engstrom, Henry Forsberg, Hilda Sjarstrom, Manda Sjarstrom, Betsy Norine, Axel Lindholm,
      Sarah Engstrom, Augusta Sjarstrom, Willie Carlson, Erick Eastlund, Emma Olson,
      Willie Peterson.

      Teachers during the years 1905 to 1963 included Edith E. Quist, Edna M. Cassidy, Lucile A. Cashman, Mary A. Lipsit,
      Ellen S. Skutle, Mabel E. Johnson, Julia M. Johnson, Victoria Peterson, Josephine W. Peterson, Emma Carlson Myrtle
      Johnson, Mabel Johnson, Ruby Melin, Ruth Harrison, Edna Shosten, Ethel Newman, Esther Pederson, Clara Hallbom,
      Anna C. Lindquist, Regina Donnay, Myrtle Kleberg, Hilda Hoekstra, Dorothy Gabriel, Bernice Flygare, Kenneth Elling,
      Iona Nelson, Eleanore Norine, Mrs. Lowell Ekbom, Mrs. Wilbur Peters, Ruth Steinhilber, Leone Brown, Lorraine Linden,
      Mrs. Lillian Danielson, Philles Whitcomb, Mrs. John Phillips, Mrs. Chester Nelson, Marcella Verhey, Mrs. Phyllis Madsen,
      Anita Sauck, Mrs. Glenn Lemmonds, Mrs. Carol Lehnhoff.

      This schoolhouse was located in Section 7 in the corner where 120th St SE meets 75th Ave SE. This district consolidated
      with the Atwater School in 1962/63, after 80 years of existence. The building was purchased and torn down. The swings
      went to Atwater.

    • 1880 census has a Frank Fornell in Morrisson, Jefferson County, Colorado on June 29th 1880. Work as miner from Sweden at 28 years old (1852 birth).
    • May have brother August Fornell.

      Birth: Oct. 22, 1856, Sweden
      Death: Jun. 29, 1895
      Kandiyohi County
      Minnesota, USA

      Burial:
      Tripolis Lutheran Cemetery
      Kandiyohi
      Kandiyohi County
      Minnesota, USA