Mamie and her twin brother Joe were born May 2, 1897,
in St. Paul and grew up in Roscoe, Minnesota, where the family
moved in 1899.
She lived at home and also helped her sister Rose
in her duties as housekeeper at the parish house.
When she was 18, she contracted a severe cold
that progressed into pneumonia, and she died in Roscoe on February
Source: Eighteen Cousins, by Bert Jahn (1988)
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