Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Lillian Finnestad marriage

Lillian and George Risetter were married May 29, 1918 at the Calvary Lutheran Church on Perry Road in Lee County, Illinois, according to the above log entry.

Lillian was the 6th child of Ole Jr and Caroline. Listed in attendance was her sister, Evelyn.

Lillian's older sister, Clara also married a Risetter, Christopher, which I believe was George's older brother.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Harland and Oliver Finnestad baptisms

The above record from Calvary Lutheran Church in Lee County, Illinois indicates Harland Adam and Oliver Kurth, the third and fourth sons of Oliver and Mary Finnestad were baptized November 5, 1916.

Harland was born May 28, 1915 and Oliver was born August 26, 1916.

Harland and Oliver are the great-grandsons of Ole and Mari Finnestad.