Eatonville Hospital – 1921
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Here’s an old envelope from 1921 to Julie Dougher c/o of the the Eatonville Hospital. Don’t know anything about Julie — whether she was a nurse or a patient. (If you have any information, please …

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Olava Kjelstad, Edith Swenson, Matt Kjelstad and Martha Kjelstad

Olava Kjelstad, Edith Swenson, Matt Kjelstad and Martha Kjelstad

The Kjelstads came to Ohop Valley in 1889.

The Eatonville Dispatch printed the following 70 years later, in 1959:

Henry Kjelstad settled in Ohop Valley and married Marie Hansen’s (Mrs. Herman Anderson) younger sister, Olava Hansen Olava had come to this country with her sister and the two older Anderson children from Norway.

Mrs. Kjelstad is pictured on the front porch of her valley home. Her son Matteus is standing on the rail, while the little girls are, left to right Edith Swanson who lived with the family and the Kjlestad daughter Martha.

Photo courtesy of the Kjelstad and Burwash family.

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