Elmer Melvin Holum
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     parents:  Erick Edward Holum and Ellen Marie Hagen

 

Birth:  09 Sep 1897  Starbuck, Pope, MN
Death:  20 Dec 1987  Great Falls, Cascade, MT
Burial:  Manchester Cemetery  Great Falls, Cascade, MT

Marriage #1

Clara Serene Sande

26 Nov 1922  Peterson, Fillmore, MN 

Children

Everett Sande Holum 17 Sep 1923
Millicent Clarice "Millie" Holum 19 Aug 1925
James William Lindy "Bud" Holum 08 Jul 1927
Corrine Eudora Holum living?
Eloise Dorothy Holum living?
Verlin Morris Holum living?

notes regarding the children of Elmer Melvin Holum and Clara Serene (Sande) Holum


Sources
1900 Federal census Barsness, Pope, MN - age 2
1910 Federal census Barsness, Pope, MN - age 12
1920 Federal census   Baxter, Rolette, ND - age 21
1930 Federal census Baxter, Rolette, ND - age 32
Minnesota Online Records Birth records; death records
WWI draft cards Registration for service
Family records Records and photos belonging to Corrine (Holum) Olsen
Family records Records and photos belonging to Millicent (Holum) Booen 
Family records Records and photos belonging to Gregory Booen 
Family records Records and photos belonging to Barbara (Ward) Biberdorf 
Personal knowledge Memories of Ruth Evelyn (Holum) Ward
Family records Records and photos belonging to Jane Bradford  
Family research Records and photos belonging to Valerie (Biberdorf) Boman

(click here to view census information)


Miscellaneous Information

1) I have a copy of Elmer's WWI draft registration card (12 Sep 1918)He was listed as tall and slender, with blue eyes and brown hair.

2) Wife of Elmer Melvin Holum:  Clara Serene Sande - born 26 Oct 1895 Peterson, Fillmore, MN; died 16 Dec 1983 Great Falls, Cascade, MT; obituary; funeral card; buried Manchester Cemetery, Great Falls, Cascade, MT - see tombstone photo on page 2 of photos (link is found below).  

3) I have a copy of Elmer and Clara's wedding announcement and 50th wedding anniversary mementos.

4) I have a transcription of an extensive interview I did with my grandma - Ruth Evelyn (Holum) Ward - on October 2005.  She was nearly 97 years old at the time.  Ruth is Elmer's sister, and she mentions him in this interview.

5) I have Elmer's obituary and funeral card.

 

Photos and/or signatures

thanks to Greg Booen for these photos - except as noted
(from his mother Millicent (Holum) Booen's scrapbooks)

 

Agnes and Elmer Holum

c. 1900

from the collection of Valerie Boman

children of Erick and Marie Holum
back: Agnes, Elmer
front: Olga, Walter

c. 1904

from the collection of Valerie Boman

 

Elmer (back row, far right)

c. 1915

from the collection of Valerie Boman

 

Clara Serene Sande

unknown date

 

Elmer Melvin Holum

unknown date

 

Clara Serene Sande

unknown date

thanks to Corrine Olsen for this photo

 

Elmer Melvin Holum and his horse "Jip"

unknown date

thanks to Corrine Olsen for this photo

 

Elmer and Clara Holum

unknown date

 

Clara and Elmer Holum

c. Nov 1922

thanks to Corrine Olsen for this photo

 

Elmer Melvin Holum

26 Nov 1922

thanks to Corrine Olsen for this photo

 

Clara (Sande) Holum

26 Nov 1922

thanks to Corrine Olsen for this photo

 

Clara and Verlin Holum

c. 1936

 

Verlin, Clara and Eloise Holum

unknown date

 

Clara Sande (back, left) and sisters 
Sophie, Maria and Dorthia Sande 
(none identified)

1944

 

Elmer Holum family photos - page 2

Elmer Holum family photos - page 3

 

 

 

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