|Name} Walen, Marvin C.||Family History} Olson|
|Title}||Race} White||Sex} Male|
|Birth: Date} Fam 17 Apr 1926||Place} Helena Twp., Griggs, North Dakota|
|Marr.: Date} Fam 3 Jun 1946||Place} Jessie, Griggs, North Dakota (Link)|
|Death: Date} Exa 1 Oct 1957||Place} Cooperstown, Griggs, North Dakota|
|Burial: Date} Aft 1 Oct 1957||Place} St. George Cemetery, Cooperstown, Griggs, North Dakota|
|Parents: } Peder Andreas Walen (Andrew) & Cathrina Carrie Okland|
Relationship No.} None
|1st Household No.} 640 = Helena Twp., Griggs, North Dakota|
| Occupation 1} |
|Religion/Church} Roman Catholic|
Detwiller, Catherine Eileen|
Total Number of} 1
|Notes: Marvin C. Walen was born 17 Apr 1926 in Helena Twp., Griggs, North Dakota. His parents
were Andrew Walen and Carrie Okland, both natives of Norway and naturalized citizens.
Marvin had an older sister Lillian, and older brothers William and Ingram. His younger
sister was Caroline.|
In the 1930 U.S. census, Marvin's family was living with the Alfred Hetland family in Helena Twp., Griggs, North Dakota. His mother Carrie, 36, was the housekeeper for the Hetlands, and her children included William, 14, Ingram, 10, Marvin, 3, and Caroline, 2. His father Andrew Walen was not listed with the family, and other sources record his death in 1969 in Montana.
In the 1940 U.S. census, the family was living with Beamon S. Hetland and his brother Christian in Helena Twp., Griggs, North Dakota. Carrie, 46, was their housekeeper. Her children included Ingram, 20, doing farm labor, Marvin, 13, and Caroline, 12.
Marvin married Catherine Eileen Detwiller on 3 Jun 1946 in Jessie, Griggs, North Dakota. They had three children. Marvin died of cancer 1 Oct 1957 in Cooperstown, Griggs, North Dakota. He is buried in St. George Catholic Cemetery, Cooperstown, North Dakota.
|Time of Birth}||Time of Death}||Fraternal/Social}|
|Confirm. Date}||Photos} None|
|Immigr'n Date} N/A||Port} N/A|
|Education: Grade} or Top 2 Degrees}|
|Military: Service} for the State of}|
Cause of Death} Cancer
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