Melvin Ragnvald Sandness, 19101999 (aged 88 years)

Name
Melvin Ragnvald /Sandness/
Given names
Melvin Ragnvald
Surname
Sandness
Birth October 12, 1910 42 36
Birth of a brotherAlvin Johannes Sandness
August 5, 1912 (aged 1 year)
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnne Olave Jakobsdotter
October 24, 1914 (aged 4 years)
Burial of a maternal grandmotherAnne Olave Jakobsdotter
October 30, 1914 (aged 4 years)
Census April 1, 1915 (aged 4 years)
Birth of a brotherElmer Christian Sandness
December 26, 1915 (aged 5 years)
Census January 9, 1920 (aged 9 years)

1920 USA Census transcript - Christian P Sandnes - Household

Name Relation Ten Sex Race Age MC YOI N/A YON Edu BP FBP MBP NL Eng? Occupation Industry Employ
Sandnes Christian P Head OM M W 51 M 1888 N -YY NOR NOR NOR Norwegian Y Farmer General Farm OA
Sandnes Oline L Wife F W 45 M 1898 N -YY NOR NOR NOR Norwegian Y None
Sandnes Segvart C Son W 18 S NYY NOR NOR NOR Y Farm Laborer Home Farm W
Sandnes Conrad P Son W 17 S NYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Alfred O Son W 16 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Astred C Daughter W 14 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Clara O Daughter W 13 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Palmar B Son W 11 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Melvin R Son W 9 S YYY NOR NOR NOR None
Sandnes Alven J Son W 7 S Y-- NOR NOR NOR None
Sandnes Almer K Son W 4 S Y-- NOR NOR NOR None
Confirmation 1924 (aged 13 years)
Census April 1, 1930 (aged 19 years)

1930 USA Census transcript - Christian Sandness - Household

Name Relation Assets Sex Race Age MC AgM Edu BP FBP MBP NL YOI N/A Eng? Occupation Industry Employ Vet War
Sandness Christian Head O-X-X-F M W 62 M 31 NYY NOR NOR NOR Norwegian 1888 N Y Farmer Grain Farm O-Yes
Sandness Lena Wife F W 56 M 25 NYY NOR NOR NOR Norwegian 1898 N Y None
Sandness Palmer Son M W 21 S - NYY ND NOR NOR Y Laborer Grain Farm W-Yes
Sandness Clara Daughter F W 23 S - NYY ND NOR NOR Y None
Sandness Melvin Son M W 19 S - NYY ND NOR NOR Y None
Sandness Elmer Son M W 14 S - YYY ND NOR NOR Y None
Death of a fatherKristian Gerhard Pederson
December 26, 1950 (aged 40 years)
Burial of a fatherKristian Gerhard Pederson
after December 26, 1950 (aged 40 years)
Death of a motherOline Andrine Sivertsdotter
September 23, 1967 (aged 56 years)
Burial of a motherOline Andrine Sivertsdotter
after September 23, 1967 (aged 56 years)
Death of a brotherSigvart Christian Sandness
December 4, 1985 (aged 75 years)
Burial of a brotherSigvart Christian Sandness
after December 4, 1985 (aged 75 years)
Note: High Prairie Cemetery
Death of a brotherPalmer Benjamin Sandness
September 23, 1987 (aged 76 years)
Burial of a brotherPalmer Benjamin Sandness
after September 23, 1987 (aged 76 years)
Death of a brotherConrad P. Sandness
February 11, 1994 (aged 83 years)
Burial of a brotherConrad P. Sandness
after February 11, 1994 (aged 83 years)
Note: Saint Thomas Cemetery
Death of a sisterClara Olivia Sandness
November 11, 1994 (aged 84 years)
Burial of a sisterClara Olivia Sandness
November 14, 1994 (aged 84 years)
Note: Litchville Cemetery
Death of a brotherAlfred O. Sandness
February 2, 1998 (aged 87 years)
Burial of a brotherAlfred O. Sandness
1998 (aged 87 years)
Note: Saint Thomas Cemetery
Death June 16, 1999 (aged 88 years)
Burial June 22, 1999 (6 days after death)
Note: Litchville Cemetery
CensusView

1920 USA Census transcript - Christian P Sandnes - Household

Name Relation Ten Sex Race Age MC YOI N/A YON Edu BP FBP MBP NL Eng? Occupation Industry Employ
Sandnes Christian P Head OM M W 51 M 1888 N -YY NOR NOR NOR Norwegian Y Farmer General Farm OA
Sandnes Oline L Wife F W 45 M 1898 N -YY NOR NOR NOR Norwegian Y None
Sandnes Segvart C Son W 18 S NYY NOR NOR NOR Y Farm Laborer Home Farm W
Sandnes Conrad P Son W 17 S NYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Alfred O Son W 16 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Astred C Daughter W 14 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Clara O Daughter W 13 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Palmar B Son W 11 S YYY NOR NOR NOR Y None
Sandnes Melvin R Son W 9 S YYY NOR NOR NOR None
Sandnes Alven J Son W 7 S Y-- NOR NOR NOR None
Sandnes Almer K Son W 4 S Y-- NOR NOR NOR None
CensusView

1930 USA Census transcript - Christian Sandness - Household

Name Relation Assets Sex Race Age MC AgM Edu BP FBP MBP NL YOI N/A Eng? Occupation Industry Employ Vet War
Sandness Christian Head O-X-X-F M W 62 M 31 NYY NOR NOR NOR Norwegian 1888 N Y Farmer Grain Farm O-Yes
Sandness Lena Wife F W 56 M 25 NYY NOR NOR NOR Norwegian 1898 N Y None
Sandness Palmer Son M W 21 S - NYY ND NOR NOR Y Laborer Grain Farm W-Yes
Sandness Clara Daughter F W 23 S - NYY ND NOR NOR Y None
Sandness Melvin Son M W 19 S - NYY ND NOR NOR Y None
Sandness Elmer Son M W 14 S - YYY ND NOR NOR Y None
Burial

Litchville Cemetery

Note

MELVIN R. SANDNESS

Melvin R. Sandness, 88, Jamestown, ND, died Wednesday, June 16, .1999, at Hi-Acres Manor Nursing Center, Jamestown.

Mr. Sandness was born October 12, 1910, at Litchville, ND, the son of Christian and Olina (Londahl) Sandness. He received his elementary education in the local rural school and grew up in the vicinity, where he worked on area farms. He then worked for J.J. Nelson near Oakes, ND.

He married Edna Nelson on December 30, 1939, at Britton, SD. They lived on a farm north of Oakes where he worked for Milanders and later worked for Lontgbellows for four years. In 1946 they moved to a farm near Forman, ND where they farmed until 1966. They moved into Forman where he worked as a custodian at Sargent Manor Nursing Home for 24 years. His wife died February 16, 1999. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Jamestown. He enjoyed planting flowers at Hi-Acres where he received the "Employee of the Year" award.

He is survived by a son, Ron (Joan), Fargo; four daughters: Marlene (Lynne) Wilkie, Bridger, Mont.; Lorraine Sandness, Jamestown; Shirley Webb , Green Bay, Wisc. and Bonnie (Lonnie) Nichols, Minneapolis, Minn.; two brothers, Alvin, Valley City, and Elmer, Jamestown; a sister, Esther Urang, Breckenridge, Minn.; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, a sister and four brothers.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 22, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Jamestown, with Rev. Norman Anderson officiating.

Arrangements were by Haut Funeral Home, Jamestown.

Published in The Litchville Bulletin, Litchville, ND, June 1999.

Melvin Ragnvald Sandness has 13 first cousins recorded