Ole Iversen Moger
Marie Engebretsdatter Broby
Valdine Naldina Magdalene Moger


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1. Guy Roy Slocum

2. Gusten S. Vik

Valdine Naldina Magdalene Moger 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 16 Nov 1891, Rutland, Lake, SD, USA 2
  • Marriage (1): Guy Roy Slocum on 8 Dec 1915 in Lewistown, Fergus, MT, USA 1
  • Marriage (2): Gusten S. Vik
  • Died: 25 Dec 1976, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, SD at age 85 2
  • Buried: Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, SD 2

   FamilySearch ID: L6Q3-MCB.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of 16 Nov 1891 and Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, SD. 1

2. She has conflicting birth information of Her obituary has 16 Nov 1892 as her birth date., 16 Nov 1892 and Rutland, Lake, SD, USA. 5

3. Census in 1900 in Rutland, Lake, SD, USA. 7 The 1900 census recorded owning a home: O. Moger, farmer, 55, born Jun 1845, living with wife Marie, 45, Jun 1855; sons who were farm laborers: Elieser E., 26, Sep 1874; Albert, 23, Sep 1877; and daughters Lizzie M., dry goods sales lady, 21, Nov 1879; Adelina E., 17, Mar 1883; Jacobina M., 15, Apr 1885; Jennie O., 12, Apr 1888; Naldina M., 9, Nov 1891; Lulu M., 5, Feb 1895; and Esther U., 2, Mar 1898. O. and his parents were born in Norway had immigrated in 1849. Marie was born in Iowa and her parents in Norway. The sons were born in Iowa and all daughters in South Dakota. The census columns record O. and Marie were married 26 years ago and she had birthed 11 children, 9 alive in 1900. Next door is Marie's mother, Eliza M. Broby, widow, farmer, 76, Dec 1824, who was born in Norway as were her parents, living with her son Otto, farm laborer, 28, Sep 1871, who was born in Iowa, his parents in Norway. She owned her home.

4. Newspaper: Pierre Weekly Free Press: Miss Valdine Moger has taken a position as stenographer in the office of the commissioner of school and public lands., 1 Feb 1912, Pierre, Hughes, SD, USA. 8

5. Newspaper: Pierre Weekly Free Press: Miss Moger, stenographer for the state land commissioner, returned the first of the week from Madison, where she was called by the death of her father., 23 May 1912, Pierre, Hughes, SD, USA. 9

6. Residence: on 8 Dec 1915 in Lewistown, Fergus, MT, USA. 1

7. Newspaper: Anaconda Standard: Lewistown: The marriage of Deputy Sheriff Guy R. Slocum and Miss Valdine Moger, two popular young people, is announced. The marriage ceremony was performed by Judge Ayers., 12 Dec 1915, Anaconda, Deer Lodge, MT, USA. 4

8. Residence: on 5 Oct 1916 in Lewistown, Fergus, MT, USA. 3

9. Census in 1920 in Everett, Snohomish, WA, USA. 10 The 1920 census recorded at 1831 Wetmore Avenue: Guy R. Slocum, laborer in lumber mill, 31, living with wife Valdine M., 28; and son Leroy, 3 years 3 months. Also in the home is sister-in-law Adeline I. Grenell, 35, and niece Arvelyn V. Grenell. Guy and his parents were born in Kansas. Valdine and Adeline were born in South Dakota, their father in Norway and mother in Iowa. Leroy was born in Montana, his father in Kansas and mother in South Dakota. Arvelyn and her mother were born in South Dakota, her father in Michigan.

10. Census in 1930 in Norfolk, Madison, NE, USA. The 1930 census recorded renting a home: H. M. Slocum [sic], female, divorced, occupation art work.

11. Newspaper: Lincoln Journal Star: G. R. Slocum Charged With Child Desertion, 12 Feb 1932, Lincoln, Lancaster, NE. 11 G. R. Slocum, in custody at O'Neill, charged in Sioux Falls, S. D. with desertion of two sons, fiiteen and eleven years, respectively, has asked Governor Bryan for a hearing before action is taken on a requisition issued by the governor of South Dakota. A hearing will be held in Lincoln at 1 o'clock Feb. 17. J. A. Donohoe of O'Neill and Donald Gallagher of Lincoln will appear in defense of Slocum. The complaint is filed by Valdine Slocum. It alleges child desertion at Sioux Falls July 1, 1931. Attorneys for Slocum said the couple have been divorced and judgment for alimony is involved, that Slocum lost track of his former wife when she moved to Nebraska and alleges that he is not a fugitive from South Dakota and that he has not been in that state for six years.

12. Newspaper: Lincoln Journal Star -- Governor Bryan Refuses To Extradite Slocum, 18 Feb 1932, Lincoln, Lancaster, NE. 12 ---
Long Pine Insurance Loan Agent Held Not to Be a Fugitive
Governor Bryan at the conclusion of a hearing Wednesday afternoon, announced he had decided to deny the application of the governor of South Dakota for exlradition of G. R. Slocum on a charge of deserting two minor children at Sioux Falls, S. D.
Mr. Slocum, formerly a resident of Ainsworth, now living at Long Pine, is supervising agent for a Des Moines insurance company in charge of $1,800,000 invested in Nebraska farms and real estate. He was at the hearing with his present wife whom he married two years ago and faced his former wife, Mrs. Valdine Slocum of Sioux Falls, who is the complainant. Both husband and former wife gave testimony.
The application for extradition was denied by Governor Bryan on the ground he could not find that the accused was a fugitive from justice. He said the accused and his present wlfe are both citizens of Nebraska and he could not find that the man had fled from South Dakota.

13. Census in 1940 in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, SD. 13 The 1940 census recorded renting for $10 a month at 706 28th Street: Valdine Slocum, widowed, cafe and grocery owner, 47, living with a lodger in her home, Lois Zirtzman, waitress in cafe, 18. They were born in South Dakota and lived in the same place in 1935.

14. Residence: 706 W. 28th St., Sioux Falls, SD on 1 Jul 1941 in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, SD. 14

15. Residence: 3900 Cathie Ave., Sioux Falls, SD on 25 Dec 1976 in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, SD. 5

16. Obituary: Argus-Leader: obituary of Mrs. Valdine Moger Vik on 27 Dec 1976 in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, SD. 5 Mrs. Valdine M. Vik (photo)
Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Miller Funeral Home for Mrs. Valdine M. Vik, 84, of 3900 Cathie Ave., who died Saturday at a local nursing home. Valdine Moger was born Nov. 16, 1892, at Rutland. Survivors include two sons, LeRoy Slocum, Santa Ana, Calif., and Paul Slocum, Sioux Falls; a grandson, and two sisters, Mrs. Madelie Opdahl, Encino, Calif., and Mrs. J. J. Shields, Sioux Falls.

Valdine married Guy Roy Slocum, son of Leroy Chase Slocum Sr. and Flora Virginia Beeker, on 8 Dec 1915 in Lewistown, Fergus, MT, USA.1 (Guy Roy Slocum was born on 24 Sep 1888 in Meade, Meade, KS, USA,15 died on 14 Dec 1933 in Valentine, Cherry, NE, USA 15 16 and was buried in O'Neill, Holt, NE, USA 15.)

Valdine next married Gusten S. Vik. (Gusten S. Vik was born on 7 Sep 1889,17 died on 28 Apr 1967 17 and was buried in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, SD 17.)


1 FamilySearch.org, Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F3Q8-3BB Guy Roy Slocum and Valdine M. Moger, 08 Dec 1915; citing Marriage, Lewistown, Fergus County, Montana, various county courthouses, Montana; FHL microfilm 1,941,107.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/66995626.

3 Ancestry.com, "Montana, Birth Records, 1897-1919," #78 740 registration no 319 Le Roy Slocum, b. 5 Oct 1916, Lewistown, Fergus County, Montana father G R Slocum mother Valdine Moger.

4 "The Anaconda Standard (Anaconda, MT)," 12 Dec 1915, page 14. Slocum-Moger Marriage.

5 Argus-Leader (Sioux Falls, SD), 27 Dec 1976, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. Valdine Moger Vik.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 504481069, Leroy Daniel Slocum, b. 5 Oct 1916 d. 5 oct 1988, father Guy R. Slocum mother Valdine M Moger.

7 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMR4-RLF O Moger, Rutland Township, Lake, South Dakota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 217, sheet 1A, family 1.

8 Pierre Weekly Free Press (Pierre, SD), 1 Feb 1912, page 5.

9 Pierre Weekly Free Press (Pierre, SD), 23 May 1912, page 5.

10 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHJC-HVM Guy R Slocum, Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States; citing ED 160, sheet 4A, line 29, family 87.

11 "Lincoln Journal Star (Lincoln, NE)," 12 Feb 1932, page 11.

12 "Lincoln Journal Star (Lincoln, NE)," 18 Feb 1932, page 8.

13 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V19Y-JTK Valdine Slocum, Ward 4, Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls City, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 50-34, sheet 5B, line 44, family 111.

14 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Paul Beeker Slocum b. 22 Jan 1920 Everett, WA.

15 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/102304210.

16 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 15 Dec 1933, page 3. Obituary of Guy Slocum.

17 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/66995464.

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