waernskjold descendant Denton 1961

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T H E D E N T O N U K C O R D - C H R the IMMIGRANTS LETTERS Dentonite Has Historic Family will the Gonzalez were national A Denton woman is a member of a family that is achieving widespread interest because of the recent publication of "The Lady With the Pen," a collection collection of letters from her great- grandmother. The Denton resident is Mrs. Dude Sparks, 520 Roberts, head librarian at Paschal High School in Fort Worth. Her husband is professor of history at TWU. Before her marriage she was Ophelia Warenskjold, a name that has been important among Texans of Norwegian descent since 1847. That was the year that Elise Tvede Warenskjold settled at Four Mile Prairie in Van Zandt County and whose letters until her death in 1895 won for the brought wegian settlements where author visited. Mrs. Sparks' mother. MOVE TO HOUSTON LAKE DALLAS (Special) Mr. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Elbert left Saturday for Houston where Elbert Elbert will enter the concrete business. business. Christ, thai was the needlework of Elise. Mrs.. Sparks' given name, II,,, Ophelia, is that of the wife of Otto, one'of three of Elisc's sons. ° lle °f her treasures is a picture ,,..,,. op.,.. ,,,,,,.,. ,,,,,. of her m|m()thcl . Ophel j., , ntp Pearl Warenskjold of Clcburnc,' pri , !V her ,,..,,.,,, erandmolhcr. was one of the members of the family who supplied information on old letters for the book. Her mother also has some embroidery, embroidery, including one of the head of ed by her great grandmother. The Sparks have two children, Suzanne, a sophomore at Occidental Occidental College in Los Angeles, and Stephen, a Dcnlon High soph- new your what rend Why Town H Texas Norwegian immigrants a place in the history of Norwegian immigration. These letters have been translated translated and published by the Norwegian-American Norwegian-American Historical Association Association because . . . "Mrs. War- enskjold was an eminent personality. personality. No other Norwegian in Texas Texas was better known than .she." "The Lady With the Pen" is the first book the association has published which deals entirely with the Texas Norwegian communities. communities. The Sparks family attended a coffee Oct. 15 in the Bosque County Memorial Museum at Clifton Clifton marking the book's publication. publication. Clifton was one of the Nor- Wrigley IN

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  1. Denton Record-Chronicle,
  2. 06 Nov 1961, Mon,
  3. Page 3

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