Person:Josephine Iverson (1)

Josephine Iverson
b.24 Sep 1857
d.31 Dec 1937 Kansas City, MO
m. 1849
  1. Amelia (Emilia) Iverson
  2. Mary Anne (Ann) Iverson1851 - 1935
  3. Martha Iverson1853 - 1879
  4. Ellen Elizabeth Iverson1854 - 1935
  5. Edward Louis Iverson1855 - 1926
  6. Josephine Iverson1857 - 1937
  7. Daniel Iverson1860 -
  8. Joseph Iverson1860 - 1950
  9. Albert IversonAbt 1865 - 1940
  10. Laura Iverson1870 - 1960
m. 15 Sep 1878
  1. Florence Swenson - Abt 1980
  2. Marcus Oscar Swenson1879 - 1960
  3. Alice Swenson1881 - 1966
  4. Ruth Swenson1884 - 1976
  5. Lenore Swenson1889 - 1973
Facts and Events
Name Josephine Iverson
Gender Female
Birth? 24 Sep 1857
Marriage 15 Sep 1878 to Fredrick Swenson
Death? 31 Dec 1937 Kansas City, MO
Burial? Cresco, Howard, Iowa, United StatesOak Lawn Cem.

Josephine Iverson Swenson was born in Filmore County Minn., on Sept. 24, 1857. Her early life was spent on the home farm and she was educated in the rural schools and at Breckenridge's school at Decorah, Iowa.

At the age of 20 she was married to Fredrick Swenson and they made their home in Cresco, Ia., until his death on April 11, 1905. Mrs. Swenson has continued to make her home in Cresco much of the time.

She was an active member of the Seventh Day Adventist church, Des Moines.

Five children survive, Marcus of Cleveland, Ohio; Alice, Mrs. Carl W. Reed of Cresco; Ruth and Lenore of Des Moines; and Florence, Mrs. J. M. Littell of Kansas City. There are seven grandchildren, Marjory Swenson Kells, Robert, Ruth and Paul Swenson of Cleveland, and June C., Henry F., and Richard C. Reed of Cresco. She is also survived by three brothers, Daniel Iverson of Ellensburg, Washington, Joseph Iverson of Helena Montana and Albert Iverson of Mabel, Minn.; and two sisters, Miss Amelia Iverson of Ellensberg, Washington and Mrs. Christian Kirkwold of Glenwood, Minn.

She passed away on December 29, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. M. Littell at Kansas City, Mo., after a few days illness with pneumonia.

-Cresco Plain Dealer, Jan 6, 1938