ALMA (KIDDELSEN) SOLLMAN

(also spelled: Keddelson, Kettelsen, Kettelson, Kiddelson, Kittelsen, Kittelson)

(NO GRAVESTONE)

B. October 1883 in Chicago, Cook County, IL
D. 1960
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  • Father: Karl Edvard “Carl Edward” “Charles” Kiddelsen born June 5, 1857 in Domkirken, Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway, son of Knute Kiddelsen and Amerlia Borgine (Gjermundsdatter) Kiddelsen; married (1) Appolonia Kenander on August 20, 1879 in Sankt Petri Kirke, Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway; married (2) Emilie Becker on December 21, 1902 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Carl died January 8, 1929 in Chicago, Cook County, IL

According to the U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995 (Chicago, Illinois, City Directory, 1899):

“Kiddelson Charles E janitor h 1145 Bloomingdale av”

  • Mother: Gustafva Appolonia (Kenander) Kiddelsen born January 23, 1858 in Sweden; Appolonia died October 22, 1900 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; buried in Mount Olive Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, IL

According to the Cook County, Illinois, U.S., Deaths Index, 1878-1922:

“Name: Appolonie Kiddelson; Birth Date: abt 1858; Birth Place: Sweden; Death Date: 22 Oct 1900; Death Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Burial Date: 25 Oct 1900; Burial Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Cemetery Name: Mt Olive; Death Age 42; Occupation: Housewife; Race: White; Marital status: Married; Gender: Female; Residence: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; FHL Film Number: 1239656”

According to the Cook County, Illinois, U.S., Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922:

“Name: Kittelsen; Birth Date: 4 Oct 1883; Birth Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Gender: Female; Father: Carl Kittelsen; Mother: Adolphine Knudsen; FHL Film Number: 1287834”

    • Jennie (Kiddelsen) Olsen born July 23, 1885 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married Olaf Martinius Olsen (1878-1941) on December 24, 1902 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Jennie died March 1960; Jennie and Olaf are buried in Acacia Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, Norwood Park Township, Cook County, IL

According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Thursday, March 3, 1960, page 34:

“OLSEN – Jennie M. Olsen of Round Lake, Ill., beloved wife of the late Olaf; dear mother of Clarence, Edward, George, Harold, Iver, Harvey, Arthur, Everett, Elmer, and Hazel Davis; fond sister of Hazel Falder. Service Thursday, 1 p. m., at MacGillis funeral home, Round Lake. Interment Acacia Park cemetery.”

    • Clara Kiddelsen born Jun 16, 1887 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Clara possibly died before 1900

According to the Cook County, Illinois, U.S., Birth Certificates Index, 1871-1922:

“Name: Clara Kittelsen; Birth Date: 16 Jun 1887; Birth Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Ethnicity: American; Gender: Female; Race: White; Father: Carl Kittelsen; Mother: Abelonia Kinander; FHL Film Number: 1287867”

    • George W. Kiddelsen born March 18, 1891 in Chicago, Cook county, IL; married Louise M. Munse (1890-1965); George died April 23 or 30, 1959 in Woodstock, McHenry County, IL; buried in Woodland Cemetery, McHenry, McHenry County, IL

According to the U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942:

“Name: George W. Kiddelsen; Place of Residence: Route No. 1, West McHenry, McHenry County, Illinois; Mailing Address: same; Telephone: none; Age in Years: 51; Date of Birth: March 18, 1891; Place of Birth: Chicago – Cook Co., Illinois; Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Louise M. Kiddelsen – West McHenry, Illinois; Employer’s Name and Address: Unemployed at present; Place of Employment: Works as machinist’s helper in various places when employed; Race: White: Height: 5′ 5″; Weight: 170; Eyes: Blue; Hair: Brown; Complexion: Light; Other obvious physical characteristics that will aid in identification: Has just had all of teeth extracted; Signed: April 27 1942”

According to the McHenry Plaindealer (McHenry IL) Thursday, April 20, 1959, page 11:

George Kiddelsen

   George Kiddelsen, 68, of 702 Crystal Lake road, McHenry, died Thursday, in Memorial hospital, Woodstock, where he had been a patient from the previous Sunday.
   The deceased was born March 18, 1891, in Chicago and had resided at McCullom Lake for fourteen years before moving to McHenry six years ago. He retired in 1956 from the Ringwood Chemical company.
   Surviving are the widow, Louise; three daughters, Ruth Martinec of Johnsburg, Margaret Jung of Solon Mills and Louise Miller of McHenry; fourteen grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Alma Sollman and Jennie Olsen, both of Round Lake, and Hazel Falder of California. Two sons, Willard and Howard, preceded him in death last year.
   The body rested at the George Justen & Son funeral home until 2 o’clock Saturday, when Rev. Burton W. Schroeder of Nativity Lutheran church, Wonder Lake, officiated at last rites. Burial was in Woodland cemetery.”

    • Hazel Marie (Kiddelsen) Falder born December 20, 1893 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married William Glenn Falder (1893-1961) on February 7, 1914 in Warren County, IL; Hazel died October 9, 1982; buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Colchester, McDonough County, IL

Additional Information:

According to the 1900 U.S. Census for the City of Chicago, West Town, Cook County, IL living at 78 Greenwich Street, the household members were:

“Charles Kettelson, head, born June 1857, age 42, married 21 years, born in Norway, parents born in Norway, immigration year: 1882, years in the U.S.: 18, naturalized, Occupation: Janitor (flats); Appolonia Kettelson, wife, born January 1858, age 42, married 21 years, 10 children born, 4 children living, born in Sweden, parents born in Sweden, immigration year: 1882, years in the U.S.: 18; Alma Kettelson, daughter, born October 1883, age 16, single, born in Illinois, Occupation: Book Binder; Jennie Kettelson, daughter, born July 1885, age 14, single, born in Illinois; George Kettelson, son, born March 1891, age 9, single, born in Illinois; Anna Kettelson, daughter, born December 1894, age 5, single, born in Illinois”

According to the Inter Ocean (Chicago IL) Thursday, October 29, 1903, page 10:

MARRIAGE LICENSES.

The following marriage licenses were issued yesterday:
George Sollman, Alma Kettelson ……….23 – 20″

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for City of Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 2865 McLean Avenue, the household members were:

“George Sollman, head, age 29, married once for 7 years, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Occupation: Machinist – telephone supply; Alma Sollman, wife, age 26, married once for 7 years, 0 children born, 0 children living, born in Illinois, father born in Norway, mother born in Sweden; George Kiddelson, brother in law, age 19, single, born in Illinois, father born in Norway, mother born in Sweden, Occupation: Horse shoer – blacksmith shop”

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for City of Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 2865 McLean Avenue, the household members were:

“Geroge Sollman, head, age 39, married, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Occupation: Machinist – Shop; Alma Sollman, wife, age 36, married, born in Illinois, father born in Norway, mother born in Sweden”

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL living at 2126 Point St., the household members were:

“George Sollman, head, age 49, married at age 23, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Occupation: Machanac (sic) – Tool shop; Alma Sollman, wife, age 46, married at age 20, born in Illinois, father born in Norway, mother born in Sweden”

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Round Lake Beach, Avon Township, Lake County, IL, the household members were:

“George Sollman, head, age 60, married, highest grade completed: 4, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935, Occupation: Laborer – Road construction project; Alma Sollman, wife, age 56, married, highest grade completed: 6, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935, father born in Norway, mother born in Sweden, married at age 20, number of children born: 0”

According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Saturday, January 2, 1960, page 31:

“SOLLMAN – Alma Sollman of Round Lake, Ill., beloved wife of the late George; dear sister of Jennie Olson and Hazel Falder. Services Saturday, 2 p. m. at MacGillis funeral home, Round Lake. Interment Fort Hill.”