1 Hadeland Lag 1921 Yearbook Biographies submitted by Members Page 5 Erik Anderson New Richmond WI Name changed from Erik A. Næsbakken . Born on Næsbakken, Brandbu, Hadeland on January 27, 1862.
Emigration: 1883, landing in Philadelphia Residences: New Richmond, WI for 25 years; Amery Wisconsin for 3 years. Occupation: Laborer Parents: Anders Johnsen Ellefsrud (died November 7, 1883) and Berte Andersdatter Næsbakken (born 1827, died August 4, 1910) John G Anderson Plymouth Iowa : RFD 1, Box 13 Name changed from Johan Guttormsen . Born in Gran June 16, 1859 Emigration: Spring 1874.
Residence: Mitchell County, IA. Occupation: Farmer. Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church.
Married Karen G. Liaker on March 6, 1885. Children: Gustav, 27; Gina Lovise, deceased; Julius, 22; Lise 19; Anders, 17; all born in Mitchell County.
Parents: Guttorm Andersen (born in Gran, died in America Feb. 9, 1904) and Johanne Gulbrandsdatter Saug (born in Gran, died in America August 14, 1906). Siblings: Christ Anderson, Buffalo Center IA; Randi Halvorson, Buffalo Center IA; Mrs.
John Olson, Osage IA. Paternal Grandparents: Anders Saug and Wife. Maternal Grandparents: Gulbrand Ulverud and Rønne Jakobsdtr.
Father 9s siblings: Christen & Nils Skjervem Braaten & Mari Bakken, all deceased. Peder A. Anderson Hudson SD Born: May 19, ... more. less.
1844 on Dokkebrätten or Sørum in southwest Gran.<br><br> Emigration: on the cChristiania d June 18 1867, landing in Quebec September 27. Residences: Lafayette County WI, Sioux County IA, Hudson SD Occupation: Farmer Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church. Married Christine Olsen Dalen in April, 1875.<br><br> Children: Clara Regina Heier, April 9, 1875; Oscar Edward Anderson, March 1, 1877; Amanda Othelia Gilman, March 24, 1879; Casper Melvin Anderson, February 11, 1881; Sørine Pauline Anderson, March 21, 1883; Elmer Cornelius Anderson, July 28, 1889; Thea Antoinette Anderson, December 21, 1890. All born in Sioux County, Iowa. Parents: Anders Abrahamsen & (born) March 10, 1804 and Rønnaug Thoresdrtr, born on Sørum in Gran August 12, 1811.<br><br> Siblings: Thor Anderson, Hudson SD, born August 27, 1839; Abraham Anderson, Hudson SD, born August 27, 1841; Kjersti Andersdtr, Flaxton ND, born June 4, 1848. 2 Page 6 Jens T. Alm Mayville ND Born September 12, 1887 in Brandbu.<br><br> Emigration: April 20, 1905 on cHellig Olaf d, landing in New York May 1 st . Residences: Sheyenne ND, 1910; since then Mayville ND. Occupation: Banker.<br><br> Married January 1, 1914 to Corrine Inga Elken. Parents: Farmer Iver J Alm, born on cMajors Alm d in Hadeland, the Skaug farm, Gran and Anne Eriksdtr. Siblings: Kirsti married Anders Grini; Lærer, Gran; Ingebjørg, Thorstein, Tron and Gulbrand all on Skaug in Gran.<br><br> Paternal grandparents: Jens Alm and Kirsti Alm on cMajors Alm d. Maternal grandparents: Erik and Ingeborg Molstad, Tingelstad. O J Augedahl Davenport ND Born on Kjølvegen in Brandbu.<br><br> Emigration: With parents in 1867. Residences: Spring Grove, Houston County MN; Freeborn County MN; Davenport ND since 1879. Occupation: Businessman Halvor Anderson Christine ND Born on Høgbroten, Lunner, Hadeland on September 1, 1862.<br><br> Emigration: With parents in 1871 aboard cMunchen d landing in Quebec on June 1. Residences: Spring Grove MN, 2 years; Winona County MN, 1 year; Pickwick Valley, 4 years; in North Dakota since 1877. Occupation: Farmer.<br><br> Church affiliation: Norwegian Synod. Married Kaia P Kortgard on June 11, 1884. Children: Carl Rudolf, 1885; Hilma Mathilda, born 1886, died 1887; Hilma Mathilda, 1888; Palmer Belvin,1892; Philip Morris, 1894; Harry Leonard, 1896; Arthur Gilman, 1899; Cornelia Ruth, 1902; Nina Pearl, 1904; Therese Rosella, 1907.<br><br> Parents: Christopher Anderson Lunderbakken, Lunner, Hadeland and Randi Christiansdatter. Siblings: Mrs. A G Steelhammer, Silverton OR; Mrs.<br><br> John Haugh, died 1912 in Camrose, Canada; Mrs. Ole G. Foss, Walcott ND; Anton Anderson, Comstock MN; Jørgen Anderson, Mayville ND.<br><br> Paternal grandparents: Anders Lunderbakken and (?). Father 9s brothers: Tron Anderson, Lac qui Parle County MN, deceased; Hans Ostenmarken, tailor, Hadeland; Per Anderson, Montevideo MN Erik O Alm Morrison County MN Name chaned from Erik BadstuaAlmseie.Born April 3, 1859 on Dvergsteneie. Emigration: With family June 8, 1893 on the steamship cIsland d, Tingvalla Line, arriving in New York on June 23.<br><br> Residences: Watson MN, 6 years; Randall, MN Occupation: Railroad Worker, Farmer. Married Lisa Mathea Martinson (born on Dyrueie, West Toten) December 24, 1863. Children: Hilda, September 5, 1885; Ole, December 8, 1887; Martin, May 12, 1890; Johanne, December 15, 1893; Edwin, February 29, 1896; Lena, February 9, 1902; Henry, 1904; Alice, October 25, 1906; and 3 who died as infants/children.<br><br> Parents: Ole Erikson (born 1829 on Solbergeie and died in Chippewa County MN 1915) and Johanne Hansdatter (born 1832 on Dvergstenhagen and died 1896). Siblings: Randi, married Even Svenrud, Morrison County MN; Marie, married John Moe, Montevideo MN; Hans, 3 married Anne Kanten, Binford ND; Marthea married Erik Rekstad (Braaten), Chippewa County MN; Oline, married John Olson, Morrison County MN; Johanne, married Henry Paulsrud, New England, Hettinger County, ND. Paternal grandparents: Erik Eriksen from Valders and Ragnhild Olsdatter, Raasbraaten.<br><br> Maternal grandparents: Hans Pederson Lønthul and Marte Johansdatter Dverstenhagen. Page 7 Hans O. Alm Binford ND Born on Dvergsten-Brenna on September 7, 1864.<br><br> Grew up on Pladsen Badstua owned by the Alm farm. Emigration: May 7, 1885 arriving in Watson MN on June Residences: Watson until 1903, moved to NDfirst McHenry County for 2 ½ years, then settled in Binford. Occupation: Master painter.<br><br> Married Anne Iverson Kanten on May 30, 1890. Children: 11 born and ages are as follows (in 1920): Iver Herman 28; Oscar Alfred, 27; Julia Emilie, 19; Alice Eleonora, 17; Helen Margaret, 14; Arthur Gilman, 10; and Ruby Mildred, 6. Four other children were dead as of 1920.<br><br> Parents: Ole Eriksen and Johanna Hansdatter. Bernt Anderson Churches Ferry ND Born in Jevnaker, Hadeland on December 22, 1861. Emigration: 1880, through New York.<br><br> Residences: Norwegian Grove, Ottertail County MN since the spring of 1880, moving to Ramsey County (ND) in 1883. Occupation: Farmer. Member of the ND legislature 1906-1912; held other official offices.<br><br> Church:The Norwegian Synod. Children: 8 boys and 2 girls. Parents: Anders Erikson (born in Land in 1818, died in 1901 in Ramsey County ND) and Fredrike Stenrud, (born 1823 in Hadeland and died in Ottertail County MN in 1884).<br><br> Lars Blegan Hudson, WI Born March 17, 1862 on Blegen, Brandbu. Emigration: May 5, 1884 aboard cAustralic d landing in New York on May 28. Residences: New Richmond Wi, 1 ½ years; ½ year in Ironwood MI; the rest of the time in Hudson WI.<br><br> Occupation: Construction carpentere and distributor of materials for the repair of railroad cars, etc. in the Omaha Railroad repair shop in Hudson from 1888 to April 1908; bookkeeper for cSt. Croix County 9s Cooperative Company Store d in Hudson from August 1908 until August 1, 1911, named by Governor McGovern since 1911 as cDeputy Oil Inspector for District No.<br><br> 23 d in Wisconsin; since 1914 member of the local schoolboard. Church: Unitarian Church. Schooling: Public elementary, junior and senior high schools (in Norway).<br><br> Married October 19, 1895 to Josephine Emilie Kolstad at the Askim parsonage in Østfold County. Children: Constance Helene, born October 17, 1903 in Hudson. Parents: Anders Olson Blegen( farmer, born January 31, 1829 on North Blegen, Brandbu)and Kari Larsdater Blegen (born on Blegen in 1833).<br><br> Siblings: Ole A. Blegen, 209 N Ditman Street, Los Angeles, CA; Anton A. Bleken, Bleiken Station, Norway.<br><br> Half- brothers: Carl A Bleken, Julius A. Bleken, Bleiken Station, Norway.Paternal Grandparents: Ole Anderson Blegen and Gulbjør Anderson Blegen. Maternal 4 Grandparents: Lars Madsen Blegen and Anne Larsdatter.<br><br> Memberships: One of the founders of Hjelpeforeningen Norden (the Norwegian Assistance Association) in Hudson on September 1, 1886. The Unitarian Congregation in 1889, of the cIndependent Order of Odd Fellows, Independent Order of Good Templars, d Sons of Norway, Scandinavian-American Fraternity, Hudson Ski Club of the Hadeland Lag. Together with two others, named by President Walby to delivery the Hadeland Mindegave (memorial gift) to Hadeland in 1914.<br><br> Page 8 Peder Bartleson Forest City, Iowa: Winnebago County R. 3, Box 47 From Jevnaker. Born June 19, 1844 on Skøienmarko, Lunner, Jevnaker.<br><br> Emigration: Landed in Quebec on May 28, 1870. Residences: First, 4 years in Postville, Allamakee County; next 9 years in Mitchell County, since then in Winnebago County. Occupation: Blacksmith.<br><br> Married Marte Olsdatter from Aail in Gran on February 21, 1881. She died in 1912. Children: 5 boys and 3 girls, 1 girl deceased.<br><br> Parents: Bertel Knudgsen and Kjersti Pedersdatter. Paternal Grandparents: Knud Christofferson and Gulbjør Bertelsdtr, Kalvajø. Maternal Grandparents: Peder Pedersen and Kari Olsdatter Rustad, Flaten.<br><br> Karoline Bartleson Forest City, Iowa Born on Kjørvenvohlen in Lunner on January 5, 1874. Emigration: March 15, 1895 aboard cJavania d landing in Boston on April 1. Residences: Forest City, Iowa.<br><br> Church:The United Norwegian Lutheran Church. Married in 1895 to Gustav Bartlesen. Children: Ida Kristine, 16; Carl Anton, 15; Clara Fredrikke, 13; Georg Barthel, 10; Harald Otto, 8; Ethel Marie, 6; Helga Cecilie, 4; Olga Margrete, 2.<br><br> Parents: Schoolteacher Kristian Olsen Kjørvenhagen and Kari Hansen Molstad. Siblings: Hans Wold, Grina Station; Konrad, Sigvard, Otto and Georg Wold, Lunner Station. Thora Iversen Kongelt, Lunner Station.<br><br> Paternal Grandparents: Ole Kjørvenhagen and Fredrikke Bisgaard. Father 9s siblings: Torsten and Anders Melrud, Norway, both deceased; Else, lives in Minnesota. Maternal Grandparents: Hans Paulsen Bjøralt and Karen Pedersdtr.<br><br> Mother 9s siblings: Paul Hansen Engen, Lunner; Peter Hansen, Ransfjorden; Edvard Hansen, Kissefos. Syver E Bjerke Northwood, ND From Gran. Original name: Syver E.<br><br> Narverud, from a farm owned by Hvamstad. Born on August 16, 1862. Emigration: May 7, 1880.<br><br> Residences: Until 1882, Brown County MN; until 1884 Trail County ND; since then Grand Forks County ND. Occupation: Farmer. Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church.<br><br> Married Ingeborg Pedersdatter Grina (born June 7, 1876 in Ottertail County MN) on June 1 1895. Children: Edvin, 18; Mina, 16; Stella, 9; Bertine, 7; Peder, 5; Mathilda, 3; Alek, 1. Parents: Erik Erikson (born on Bjørtomt in Skrukkelien in 1817, emigrated to America in 1880 and died in Trail County ND October 1, 1907) and Berte Maria P Lundberg( born 1825).<br><br> Siblings: Farmer Peder E. Bjerke, Fosston MN; Farmer Ole E. Bjerke, Hatton ND; Farmer Louis E.<br><br> Bjerke, 5 Hatton ND; Farmer Edvard E. Bjerke, Hatton ND; Anne Vinløss, Sharon, ND; Mathe Lien, Blaisdell, ND. Amund Brandon Glenham SD Born January 8, 1849 in Tingelstad, Gran, Hadeland.<br><br> Emigration: 1866 aboard sailing ship cNymphen d, arriving in McGregor Iowa on June 28. Residences: Fayette County, IA, 9 years; Lincoln County in 1869 and then Campbell County SD. Occupation: Farmer, Justice of the Peace and School Board for many years.<br><br> Church: Lutheran. Married on October 17, 1876 to Andriana Pedersen from Kristiania Norway, born November 17 1852, died March 28, 1919. Children: Palmer E, September 13, 1877; Joseph M., August 21, 1881;Peder, died February 13, 1883; Luella, August 14, 1886; Maud E, August 14, 1889; Selma A., April 12, 1891; Rudolf E., May 28, 1893.<br><br> Parents: Father was born on Husa farm on Hilden. Mother Mary Haldorsdatter was born on Lunner farm. He experienced all the possible hardships which a pioneer in South Dakota could have had.<br><br> Page 9 Olaus Bjerke Litchville ND, RFD, Box 3 Name changed from Olaus Engerodegaarden. From Jevnaker, born March 2, 1851 on Haugen, Jevnaker. Emigration: 1871 on sailing ship cConcordia d landing in Quebec on May 24, 1871.<br><br> Residences: 2 years in Norway Lake, 8 years in Meeker County MN, and have since lived in ND. Occupation: Schooltreasurer, Litchville Township Assessor, Town treasurer. Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church.<br><br> Married Inger Gurine Jenson on January 12, 1873. Children: Johan Alfred, 38, born in Meeker County; Hanna Karoline 29, born in Meeker County; Thea Othilie, 27 born in Barnes County ND. Oluf Larson Bjorgesæter Hollandale WI Born July 10, 1868 in Moscow, WI.<br><br> Parents emigrated in 1853 aboard cGodt Haab d and landed in Quebec in July. Residences: Argyle WI 2 years, lived in the town of Moscow WI. Occupation: Farmer.<br><br> Member of the Lutheran church in Perry. Parents: Lars Skjerven (born in Hadeland, died in Moscow WI, 1897; a soldier stationed in Schleswig-Holstein in 1848. Took part for 3 years as an and Karen Hansdatter, Bjørgsæter (born 1821).<br><br> Siblings: Mrs. Anne Lockwood, Dane Station WI; Mrs. Eli Schoyen, Austin MN; Elisabeth Bjorgsæter.<br><br> Maternal Grandparents: Grandfather died in America in 1870, Grandmother died on the cGodt Haab d on the journey to America in 1853. Born on Fallang in Gran. Father 9s sisters: Else, married Ole Mælum; Kari, married Gudbrand Mælum; Anne, married Johan Slovigen.<br><br> All from Hadeland, Norway. Henry Brandon Canton SD Name changed from Haldor Pedersen Brenden. Born September 29, 1851 on Brenden in Gran.<br><br> Emigration: April 1866 aboard cNymphen d, arrived in Clayton County Iowa on June 24. Residences: Clayton County, 1 year; Winnishiek County IA, 2 years; since 1869 Lincoln County, SD. Occupation: Farmer.<br><br> 6 Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church Parents: Peder Amundsen Husa (born November 18, 1813) married Marie Haldorsdatter Lunder (June 20, 1823-June 24 1900) in 1840. He was first for 4 years in Heggen (Moen) but then bought Brenden, where he lived until he emigrated in 1866.. Siblings: Amund Branden, Teslo SD; Mrs.<br><br> P J Egge, Sioux Falls SD; Mrs. John Evanson, Canton SD; Mrs. Anders Jorgenson, Mitchell County SD; Mrs.<br><br> G. Skartvedt, Canton SD (deceased); Mrs. J.<br><br> A. Hanson, Mound City SD. All from Hadeland except Mr.<br><br> Skartvedt who came from Stavanger. Maternal Grandparents: Haldor Throndsen Lunder and his wife, they were from Hvaleby and were part of the old Haagen place. Ole Bratvold Maddock ND Name changed from Ole H.<br><br> Bratvoldseie. Born on Vangseie, Jevnaker on May 25, 1850 and left in 1883. Residences: Walnut Grove Occupation: Farmer.<br><br> Church: Hauge Synod of the Lutheran Church Page 10 G C Bjone Litchville SD From Bjone in Bjoneroen, Hadeland. Born August 6, 1862 Emigration: 1882 and landed in Boston in July Occupation: Farmer. Church: Member: Free Lutheran Church.<br><br> Married Abeline S. Engelstad in 1890. Parents: Christen M.<br><br> Bjone, farmer on Bjone in Bjoneroen and Kjirsti S. Sørum of West SørumSiblings: Mons Simen, Lars Anders, Hans, Siri, Randi and Marte. Paternal grandparents: Mons Ch.<br><br> And Siri M. Bjone. Father 9s siblings: Mons Monsen, Søndre Bjone; Lars Monsen, Haug in Bjoneroen; Anne M.<br><br> Bjone, West Sørum; Syverine M. Bjone, Lunde in Aadalen; Marie M. Bjone, Marte M.<br><br> Bjone, Gagnom, Ringerike. Maternal Grandparents: Simen H. and Ragnhild S.<br><br> Sørum. Gulbrand Hansen Bolken Hatton ND Born December 16, 1863 on Bolken, West Lunner, Hadeland. Emigration: Abord cSømand d in 1881, landing in Philadelphia PA in 1885, after working at sea a few years.<br><br> Residences: 2 years in ND, 12 years In Norway, 17 years in ND. Occupation: Treasurer at Farmers & Merchants National Bank, Hatton ND Military service: Served his obligation in the Norwegian navy in 1891. Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church.<br><br> School: School: Graduated from Ringerikes Middleschool in 1881, skipper examination in Kristiania in 1885, Curtis Business College in Minneapolis, 1888. Married Rangdi O. Gunstad Parents: Hans O Bolken (born June 3, 1826 and still alive; owner of the Bolken farm, Ballangrud (Christianslyst) in Lynner and Bjellum in Jevnaker and gave them to his sons Nils, Ole and Ingvald.) and Anne Nilsdatter Bjertness (September 7, 1824-March 25, 1915; born on Bjertness in Jevnaker).<br><br> Paternal Grandparents: Ole H Bolken and Marthe, both born on the Flatla farm in Lunner, emigrated from Lie in Nittedal around 1650. Father 9s sisters: Marthe married Peder P. Hoff; Ingeborg, married Ole E.<br><br> Daehlin, all from Hadeland. Maternal Grandparents: Nils Aslaksrud, born in Ringerike in 1796 and and grew up on 7 Ronerud in Jevnaker where he married a woman with children who was a widow and whose family had moved from lie in Lier around 1750. Organizations: First president of cUlabrand d Lodge number 89, Sons of Norway in 1908; Tillidsmand I Hovedlogen, Sons of Norway 1912-1914; was with the St Olaf Choir tour to Norway in 1914; was president of the cKjeruli d men 9s choir since its organization in 1908.<br><br> Ingeborg Bakke Appleton WI Born on Østbyeidet, Lunner July 13, 1857. Emigration: Aboard cMajestic d June 5, 1903. Residences: Swift County, MN Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church Married in Kristiania February 8, 1884 to Hans Johansen Bakke (a farmer).<br><br> Children: Magda Eugenie, born April 18, 1896; Martha Alvilde, born September 15, 1899, both in Kristiania. Parents: Husmand Anders Olsen Østby (d. 1867) and Anna Fredriksen Skjervinged (d.<br><br> 1875). Siblings: Fredrik Hansen, Emmet ND; Marte Hansdtr, Hakkendalen, Norway; Ole Hansen, Magnor St. Norway; Erik Hansen, Appleton MN; Karen Hansdtr, Boston.<br><br> Ole Borgerson Madison SD Born September 17, 1847 on Helmeid, Brandbu Tingelstad. Emigration: 1866 on Sailing ship cNymphen d from Drammen. After 5 weeks and 2 days of voyage landed in Quebec.<br><br> Arrived in Winona MN on July 5 th . Residences: Spring Grove, 7 years; since then in Madison SD. Married January 8, 1875 in Spring Grove MN to Berthe Marja Pederson, born on Hørgen in Gran and emigrated in 1871 on a sailing ship.<br><br> Page 11 Mrs. Rangdi Bolken Hatton ND Born January 14, 1875 on Gunstad in Jevnaker. Emigration: November 1, 1901 aboard the cCeltic d landing in New York November 19, 1901.<br><br> Residences: North Dakota. Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church School: Secondary school. Married G.<br><br> H. Bolken. Parents: Ole H.<br><br> Gunstad (born 1850 on Klæstad, Gran, died December 5, 1901; purchased Gunstad in Jevnaker in 1872) and Sofie Nilsdatter Berger. Siblings: Helge Gunstad; Thron Gunstad; Nils, missionary in Ancud, Chili, South America; Lise, married Johannes Grefftegreff, Jevnaker; Sigrid, married Olaf Grefftegreff, Jevnaker; Borghild, married Ingeniør Olav Elverum, hired by Fosse Division, Kristiania. Paternal Grandparents: Helge and Rangdi Klæstad.<br><br> Father 9s siblings: Iver,Lieutenant and War Commisioner, living in Trondhjem; Kjersti, married Gulbrand Bjellum of Jevnaker, widowed and later married Ivar Lunde from Vaage in Gubrandsdalen, member of Parliament from Oppland County, now a widow; Hans, living in Hatton, ND. Maternal Grandparents: Nils and Lise Berge born on Nøkleby in Jevnaker. Erick Anderson Blilie Christine ND Born October 22, 1856 on the Kjægstad farm in West Gran.<br><br> Emigration: with parents in 1871 Residences: lived in Allamakee County IA until 1876 as a 8 shoemaker; Red River Valley ND as a homesteader. Occupation: Farming. Married in 1878 to Karen Theodorsen.<br><br> Children: Six sons and 7 daughters. Hans H Brelie Sacred Heart MN Born March 14, 1852 on Brelie, Lynner, Hadeland. Emigration: 9 June 1871 on the Allan Line, landing in Quebec and reaching Madison Wisconsin on July 4, 1871.<br><br> Residences: Dane County WI, 1 year; Renville County, MN since 1872. Occupation: Farmer. Church: Hauge Synod of the Lutheran Church.<br><br> Married Gjertrud Johanneson (born near Hadeland Glassworks) on December 1, 1882. Children: Juul H. Brelie (December 25, 1885) born in Renville County.<br><br> Parents: Brede Hanson Haagenstad and Gjertrud Johanneson, born on Haagenstadeiet. Siblings: Johannes H. Brelie (d.<br><br> 1916, Renville County MN); Rangdi, married Elert Erickson Bratlien in Hadeland; Anne married bookbinder Ulness in Kristiania; Marie, married Kristian Kasperson in Kristiania; all deceased. Andrew C Bakken Kempton ND (Anders Framstadbakken) Born July 11, 1860 on Framstadbakken. Emigration: 1879, reaching Fargo ND on June 26, 1879.<br><br> Residences: vND 5 years; Grace Township, Grand Forks County, 36 years. Occupation: Farmer. School: Secondary School.<br><br> Married Ingeborg Torstensdatter Kjøs (born in Sylling). Children: Alma, Theodor, Bernhard, Kari, Evelyn, Alice, Hawlis, Ruth and Ingeborg. John Gilbert Brynsaas Star Prairie WI - St.<br><br> Croix County Name changed from Johannes Gulbrandsen. Born August 10, 1847 on South Brynsaas, owned by Alm. Emigration: April 1, 1868 on the cManilla. d Residences: Green n I, 1868-1873; since then Star Prairie WI.<br><br> Occupation: Farmer, painter & plasterer. Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church Married Berthe Christensdatter Thingelstad (d. December 23, 1909) on March 25, 1871.<br><br> Children: George Gilbert (January 5, 1872); Mary Gilbert (Sept. 5, 1873); Thom Gilbert (May 8, 1875); Bill Gilbert (January 13, 1877); Clara Gilbert (November 13, 1880), Julius Gilbert (July 8, 1882). Parents: Tailor Gulbrand Olson (deceased) and Thora Johnsdatter Smerud.<br><br> Maternal Grandparents: Joe Johnson and Wife. Mother 9s siblings: Gulbrand Johnson Gullahagen; and Anne, married to Hans Andersen, schoolmaster, Neregge. Page 12 Peder L Bolken Pekin ND Name changed from Peder Larson Bolkeneie.<br><br> Born October 28, 1861. Emigration: 1885, landing December 16 th . Residences: Clermont Iowa, and since 1887 in Nelson County ND.<br><br> Occupation: Farmer, postmaster and president of the school board. Church: The Norwegian Synod. Married Gulbjør Paulson on October 15, 1887.<br><br> Parents: Cotter Lars Larsen Monkrud. Siblings: Karl Larsen Langaard, Farmer, Lunner Station, Hadeland. Paternal grandfatherName was Lars.<br><br> Father 9s brothers: Farmer Hans Monkrud and Carpenter Brede Monkrud. 9 Edward J Canton Watson MN Name changed from Edward Johannessen Holekanten Born on Holekanten March 4, 1866. Emigration: Spring, 1883.<br><br> Residences: Watson MN. Occupation Lumber Worker. Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church.<br><br> School: Augustana College, Canton SD. Married Clara Schiager on September 26, 1885. Children: Gerda Amanda, 17; Paul Johannes, 15; Edward Simen, 13; Coylo Helene, 10.<br><br> Thomas Canton St Paul MN 350 3 rd Ave South Name changed from Thorstein Holekanten Born on Holekanten on November 26, 1876. Emigration: September 16, 1891 landing October 2, 1891. Residences: Watson MN, 1 year; Beloit IA, 2 years; Watson MN, 7 years; St Paul MN, 6 years; Fort Sisseton SD, 4 years, and since have lived in St Paul.<br><br> Occupation: Livestock dealer. Church: Norwegian Lutheran Church connection. Married Lisa Marie Saboe on November 26, 1903.<br><br> Children: Marion Gwendolyn, 9; Thelma Lucile, 6; Anna Jonetta, 4. The first two were born in St Paul MN, the youngest in Sisseton SD. Parents: Johannes P.<br><br> Kanten (January 1, 1830) born on Hofskjæret and Anna Haugsengen (January, 1840). Siblings: Peder J Canton, Watson MN; Edward J. Canton, Watson MN; Mary J Canton, Boston MA; Anton J Kanten, Brandbu, Norway; Mina and Lina Kanten, Brandbu, Norway.<br><br> Paternal Grandparents: Per Hofsskjært ( c Blacksmith Per d) and Marie Smedsrud. Maternal Grandparents: Per Haugsengen and Marie Grytebekfangen. Peder J Canton Watson MN Name changed from Peder J.<br><br> Holekanten Born on Hoffsjkæret on June 25, 1863. Emigrated in 1881 aboard the cMoravian d and landed on July 4, 1881. Residences: Watson, Chippewa County, MN.<br><br> Occupation: Farmer, Member of the firm Canton Bros, administrator of Watson 9s Creamery. Church: The Norwegian Synod. School: Thingelstad elementary school in Gran, high school plus Augustana College, Canton SD.<br><br> Married Mathea Iverson on March 18, 1886. Children: Iver, 24; Johannes, 22; Adolph, 20; Inga, 18; Arthur, 15; Phillip, 12; Ernest 10; Anne, 7; Percival, 4. All born in Watson.<br><br> Parents: Johs. P. Kanten, born on Hoffskjæret in January 1830 and Anne, born on Haugsengen January 1, 1840.<br><br> Siblings: Edward, Watson MN; Thorstein, Ft. Sisseton SD; Mary, Boston MA; Anton, Brandbu; Lina and Mina, both of Brandbu. Paternal Grandparents: Per Skjæret ( cBlacksmith Per d) and Wife Mari, born on Smedrud.<br><br> Maternal Grandparents: Peder Haugsengen and Wife born Grytebektangen. Page 13 Martin H Carlsen Darlington WI Born July 24, 1878 in Yellowstone, Wisconsin. Occupation: Farmer.<br><br> Church: Blanchardville Free Church. School: Platteville Business College. Married Alice Thompson on January 23, 1907.<br><br> Parents: Farmer Hans Carlson, born in 10 Hadeland and Caroline Andersdtr. Siblings: Mrs. Edward Milestone, Darlington WI; Mrs.<br><br> F. F. Jensen, Mrs.<br><br> Carl Bruni, John Carlsen, James Carlsen, Elmer Carlsen, all of Blanchardville WI. Paternal Grandparents: Lars and Mari Carlsen. Julius P Dvergsten Spring Grove MN Born July 19, 1866 on Pladsen Tømmerbakken in Gran, Hadeland.<br><br> Parents: Peder Hanson and Margrethe Iversdatter. Emigration: 1883, coming to Spring Grove. Married Christine Helmen (born December 4, 1869 on Pladsen Tokerud; died September 8, 1903 ) in 1892.<br><br> Children: Four surviving children: Peder Arthur, Helen Malvina, James Carlin and Harry Melvin. Christine's parents: Anders and Eline Tokerud. Second marriage on May 28, 1907 to Jørgine Oline Bjergum born in Blakhammer MN.<br><br> Jorgine 9s parents were Engebret and Ingebjør Bjergum. Children: Maurice Ingeman, Julia Jeniva and Merwin Philander. John Christianson Bloomer WI R.<br><br> 4, Box 55 Name changed from Johannes Christiansen Bjøraltmyren. Born December 9, 1855 on Bjøralt, Hadeland. Emigration: May 20, 1881 aboard the cRepublic d, landing in New York.<br><br> Residences: Chippewa County WI ( 3 month in Canada in 1912). Occupation: Farmer and Painter. From 1878-1880 served in the military in artillery in Norway.<br><br> Church: The Lutheran Church. School: Public school in Norway. Married Anne Larsdatter Elverud in Valley, Chippewa County, WI on April 17, 1884.<br><br> Children: Carl, 28; Paul, 27; Ole, 25; Sam, 23; Gustav, 21; Arthur (deceased); Louis, 17; Manvel, 16; Peder, 13, Teodor, 11. Parents: Painter and farmer Kristian Olsen (March 7, 18191893) born in Lunner, emigrated in 1880; and Kari Paulsdatter (February 15, 1815-September 1878 in Lunner). Siblings: Iver, Christen, Simen and Ole, Colfax WI; Mrs.<br><br> Karoline Lunder, Winnipeg Junction MN. Paternal Grandparents: Ole Christensen and Siri Iversdtr. Father 9s siblings: Iver, b.<br><br> 1823, d. in America in 1912; Ole and Lars, both died in Norway; Berthe, died in Wisconsin; Kjersti Olsdtr, Colfax WI. Ole P Dahlen Kindred ND Cass County Name changed from Ole Møllertuen Dalemoen.<br><br> Born January 29, 1860 on Kjølveien, Hadeland. Emigration: with parents in 1872 aboard the cConcordia d, landing in Quebec. Residences: Spring Grove, MN 1872-1879, since then Kindred, Cass Co, ND.<br><br> Occupation: Chariman of the town board for the town of Normanna; assessor; census taker in 1910; member of the ND Legislature, 1905-1907; Director of an insurance company; Director for Farmers 9 Elevator; School clerk; congregational treasurer. Church: The Norwegian Synod. School: Public School.<br><br> Married to Anne Johnsdtr. Kalverud on April 15, 1880. Children: Peder, 31; Bernhard, 29; Clara, 27; Henry, 24; Martha, 22; Carl, 19; Arnold, 17; Erwin, 15; Raymond, 12; Alice, 8.<br><br> Parents: Miller Peder Olsen (Aug 18, 1828 on Kjølveien1910 in North Dakota) and Marte Pedersdtr Sørumshagen (November 27, 1827, died in ND 1899). Siblings: Peder P. Dahlen and Anton P.<br><br> Dahlen, both of Kindred ND; 1 brother and 4 sisters deceased. Paternal Grandparents: Ole Kjølveien and Kari Kjølveien. Father 9s siblings: Anders Nestugebraaten, ND; John Angedalsroen, ND; Ingeborg Jensestuen, Norway; Anne Svinger 11 (deceased); Kari Jensen (deceased).<br><br> Maternal Grandparents: Peder Sørumshagen and Kari Sørumshagen. Page 14 Peder Anderson Dokkebraaten Born on Sørumseie in Gran, Hadeland on May 19, 1844. Emigration: Aboard the cChristiania d in 1866, landing in Quebec.<br><br> Lena Dynna Waukesha WI - Springs San. From Dynna in Gran. Born February 4, 1875.<br><br> Emigration: July1, 1896 aboard the cSt Louis d, landing in New York on July 10 th . Residences: Des Moines IA until 1902, Dynna, Gran in 1903, since 1904 in Waukesha, WI. Occupation: Housework.<br><br> Parents: Thorgrim L. Dynna (February 3, 1832 on Dynna, West Gran; died June 11 1904) and Marie Dynna (February 12, 1838 in South Flatla; died March 12, 1904). Siblings: Lars T.<br><br> Dynna, Gran; and Iver Th. Dynna, Gran. Paternal Grandparents: Lars Dynna (deceased) and Mari H.<br><br> Stostad. Maternal grandparents: Lars I. Flatla, Lunner and Wife Ingeborg bron in Svinning, Brandbu).<br><br> Hans P Engen Northwood IA From Jevnaker, Hadeland. Born October 18, 1883. Emigration: May 15, 1903 aboard the cHaverford d, landing June 1 st in Philadelphia.<br><br> Residences: Forest City, 6 years; since then in Northwood. Occupation: Painter. Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church.<br><br> Married Kristine Kristenson (b. 1884, Kristiania) in 1909. Father: Paul Hansen Engen, Snedker (March 9, 1854 on Kjorvenaasen, Molstad) Siblings: Karoline, Anders, Marthe, Ole, Erik, Peter, Paul, Magna, Einar all Lunner Station.<br><br> Paternal Grandparents: Hans Paulsen Bjøralt and Kari Andersdatter Skøienengen (February 11, 1856). Father 9s siblings: Peder, Randsfjord; Edward, Kistefos; Kari, married to Kristian Olsen, Kjørvenvolden. Mother 9s siblings: Elling, Skøienengen; Hans Barlangrudbækken.<br><br> Mikkel L Elken Mayville ND - Traill County Born August 8, 1875 on Elken, Hadeland. Emigration: May 15, 1880 aboard the cEngland, d landing in New York June 2. Residences: 1880-1882, Hartland MN; since then Mayville ND.<br><br> Occupation: 1882-1902 implement business; later property, farm and bank business2 times mayor of Mayville, many times an alderman; about 20 years President of the city school board; 4 years member of the board of trustees for the Insane Asylum, Jamestown ND; one of the trustees for the 3 normal schools in ND. 4 years member of the board of trustees for the Insane Asylum, Jamestown ND; President Goose River Bank, Mayville ND; President, Farmers & Merchants Bank, Hatton ND; Vice-Pres. First Nat Bank, Milton ND; President, Missouri River Lumber Co, Fort Benton MT; Vice Pres.<br><br> Russel Grader Mfg. Co, Minneapolis MN; Vice-Pres. Mayville Motor Co, Mayville ND; Vice-Pres.<br><br> Grinager Merc. Co, Mayville ND; President Mayville Investment Co, Mayville ND; Director Scandinavian American Bank, Grand Forks ND; 12 Director, Clifford State Bank, Clifford ND. Church: Congregational Married Annie Kristine Elken.<br><br> Children: Corrinna Inga (Dec 15, 1889), Guy Leander (October 23, 1891); Anna Marguerite (July 23, 1893); Helen Leonore (Sept. 17, 1895); Marcus Lawrence, (Feb 25, 1901). Parents: Farmer Lars Olsen (born 1819 on West Elken in Gran) and Kari Mikkelsdtr (1822, born on Hilden in Gran).<br><br> Page 15 G L Elken Mayville ND Born on June 10, 1863 on Elken, Hadeland. Was high school teacher in Hadeland (Brandbu and Thingelstad parishes) until 1889. Emigration: April 12, 1889, arriving in Mayville ND on April 29 th .<br><br> Have lived there ever since. Occupation: Operated a machine business together with brother, M. L.<br><br> Elkin until 1902 and has since operated a farm- and loan- business ;Alderman in Mayville for 7 years, president of the state normal school board for 4 years; state senator for two years (was elected but had to resign as a result of an injury received in Norway in 1914). Married Sarah Grinager on November 1, 1890, daughter of Knut Grinager of Tingelstad, Hadeland. Second marriage to Agnes Skundberg on October 21, 1908.<br><br> Children of the second marriage: Dorothy Gladys Nellie (September 20, 1909) and Gilbert L, Jr. (February 2, 1917). Parents: Farmer Lars O.<br><br> Elken and Kari Mikkesldatter Hilden. Cornelius Erickson Peterson MN From Lunner. Born August 24, 1863.<br><br> Emigration: With parents in 1879. Residences: Iowa; Mabel, MN; Peterson, MN. Occupation: Farmer.<br><br> Church: Trustee for 3 years in Hesper, Iowa; The United Norwegian Lutheran Church. Married on June 20, 1900 to Lena Haagenson, Highland Prairie. Children: Henry Orlando (Sept.<br><br> 4, 1901October 12, 1909); Clarence Bernhard (April 1, 1903- October 26, 1904); Clarence Bernhardt (January 7, 1905); Lloyd Cornelius (March 25, 1908); Helen Gladys (June 6, 1911). Parents: Hans Erickson (d. April 27, 1911) and Maren Borgine Knutsdatter of Hesper, Iowa.<br><br> Siblings: Erik Erikson (deceased); Herman Eriksen, Upham ND; Mrs. Henry Paulson, Hesper IA; Mrs. Christ Bedsler, Mabel MN.<br><br> Paternal Grandparents: Erik Torstensen Mylsbraaten (born 1803 in Lunner) and Ingeborg Andersdtr (1808 in Lunner1880). Father 9s siblings: Torsten Erikson, Burr Oak IA; Ole Erikson, Britt IA; Halvor Erikson, Voltaire ND; Anders Eriksen, Norway; Kari Eriksen (died 1910). Maternal Grandparents: Knut Engebretson Brenders, born December 22, 1880 on Lavvika, Ringerike and Oline Jørgensdtr born on Balangrud, Hadeland in January 1799.<br><br> Thorsten Erickson Blanchardville WI - Green County Name changed from Thorsten E. Ragnildrud. Born on North Ragnhildrud on May 20, 1845.<br><br> Emigration: August 30, 1883 aboard the cBritania. d Residences: Town of York, Green County WI. Occupation: Farmer. Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church Married Ingeborg Jensdtr Ellefsrud on December 27, 1877.<br><br> Children: Bertha, Feb 13, 1883; Elma, Nov 19, 1884; Thea, Sept 1, 1886; Erik, 13 August 21, 1888; Albert, May 10, 1890; Ottilde, Sept 28, 1892. Parents: Farmer Eruj T, Ragnhildrud and Berthe G. Rossøm.<br><br> Siblings: Gulbrand Erikson, Independence MO; Berthe Erickson, Blanchardville WI; Pernille Moorhead, Monona IA; Anders Moorhead, Monona County IA; Margrete, Gran, Hadeland, Norway; Kari, Hedemarken, Norway; Anne Marie, Gran, Hadeland, Norway; Erik, Gran, Hadeland, Norway. Paternal Grandparents: Thorsten E. Ragnhildrud and Berthe G.<br><br> Bragerud, Lunner. Maternal Grandparents: Budbrand G. Røssum and Pernille Saga.<br><br> Page 16 Jacob E. Eid Flaming MN, Norman County Born July 22, 1851 on Storhaugen, Brandbu Emigration: April 1, 1861 on the sailing shep "Drebak", arriving in Quebec on June 1, 1861. Residences: Blanchardville WI, 3 years; Freeborn County near Albert Lea until 1881; since then in Norman County MN.<br><br> Occupation: Farmer, postmaster for Sundahl post office from 1880-1904 Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church Married Susanna Olsdatter Linderudshagen, Brandby, on March 17, 1874 Children: Ole, 28, born in Freeborn County; Erik, 34; Bernt, 32; Siri, 29; Albert, 26; Anton, 24; Mari, 19; all born in Sundahl, Norman County. Parents: Erik Jacobsen, wheelwright in Norway, farmer in Freeborn County MN, and Berthe Aarsensdatter, Betrum, Brandbu Siblings: Anders E Eid, Flaming, MN; Hans Eid, Albert Lea MN; Bernt Eid, Phoenix ND Father 9s siblings: Nils Sletmoen, died in ND; Christian Jacobsen, Jacob Jacobsen, both farmers in Freeborn County MN; Randi Melqvist, died in Freeborn County; Mari Milsten (Trulsebøie) died in Sundahl, Norman County MN Mrs. Jacob E Eid Flaming MN, Norman County Maiden name: Susanna Olsdatter Linderudshagen Born Late June 1855 on Retrum, Brandbu, Hadeland.<br><br> Emigration: 1869, aboard the sailing ship ":Anna Dellus", landing in Quebec in the month of June. Residences: Town of Riceland, Freeborn County MN Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church Married March 17, 1874 to Jacob E. Eid Children: (See Jacob E Eid) Parents: Ole Gulbrandson Linderudshagen, Brandbu, Hadeland and Siri Olsdatter Reetrum (born in Brandbu, Hadeland) Siblings: Ole Mikkelson, Boring OR; Iver O.<br><br> Hagen, Flaming MN Paternal Grandparents: Gudbrand and Siri Hagen Father 9s siblings: Amund G. Hagen, Sacred Heart MN Erik Lageson Fragodt Montevideo MN Born October 10, 1840 on Fragodt farm Emigration: May 13, 1870 aboard the "Nova Scotian" arriving May 28, 1876 in Quebec. Residences: Mitchell IA, 2 1/2 yrs; Yellow Medicine County MN, 41 yrs; Chippewa County MN, 4 yrs.<br><br> Occupation: Farmer and blacksmith; held township government postions for many years besides various positions in the congregation Military Service: 1876 Second Battery, Hospital Guard Church: Lutheran Married Josefine Borgeson Havkloen from Nordmarken on November 6, 1876. Children: Maria, Dina, Tilla, 14 Petter, Caroline, Lise, Bernhard, Bjalmar, Eyvind, Olaf. Parents: Father, Lage Larson born on the Wadsjø Farm in Jevnaker parish in Hadeland on March 5, 1800.<br><br> Mother, Kari Gulbrandsdatter born on Fragodt farm in February 1806. Siblings: Lars, Gulbrand, Erik and Abigael are deceased. Marie lives in Carpenter IA and Erik and Abigael in Montevideo MN Paternal Grandparents: Lars and Abigael Uradsjø Maternal Grandparents: Gulbrand and Mari Fragodt, Lunners Annex, Hadeland Hovel Flatla Plymouth IA Born June 3, 1882 in Rock Township, Mitchell County IA Residences: Mitchell County IA Occupation: Farmer School: Public school and a short time at St Ansgar's Seminary Parents: Borger Olsen Flatla (b.<br><br> August 31, 1836 in Lunner) and Kjersti Flatla (born on Skjervum in Gran August 19, 1855). Siblings: Mrs. Randi Bilden, Osage IA; Mrs.<br><br> Anna Koehler, Plymouth IA Paternal Grandparents: Ole Borgerson and Wife Anna Maternal Grandparents: Haavel and Randi Skjervum Father 9s siblings: Torger, Ole, Hans, Lise, Anne, Siri. Mother 9s siblings: Paul Wattum and Torstein Wattum. Page 17 Anders H.<br><br> Framstad Blanchardville WI Born Born on Framstad March 4, 1824 Emigration: Arrived in Milwaukee Setpember 14, 1850 Residences: Green County Occupation: Farmer Military Service: Served in the US Army from September 30, 1862 until July 16, 1865 Church: Lutheran Married Line Andersdatter Lyngstad on June 11, 1866 Children: Ingeborg Marie (October 3, 1864); Marie (March 25, 1871); Emma (October 3, 1870); Edvard (September 2, 1877). Parents: Hans G. Framstad, farmer, born on Røsum farm, and Ingeborg Andersdatter Huser Siblings: Gulbrand H.<br><br> Framstad, Erik H. Framstad, Simen H. Framstad Paternal Grandparents: Gulbrand and Berte Røisom Maternal Grandparents: Anders and Siri Huser Father 9s siblings: Gulbrand Røisom, Brede Røisom, and Erik G.<br><br> Molstad. Karine Olson Framstad Clear Lake , Polk County, WI Born July 15, 1865 on Sandberg Emigration: 1884 arriving in Portland on April 1, 1884 Residences: Osage, 3 yrs; since then Polk County WI Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church School: Public school in Norway Married Nils Olsen Framstad in West Emanuels Church, Black Brook WI on December 10, 1887 Children: Carl Oscar, April 22, 1889; Otto Melville, November 25, 1891; Nora Karoline, December 10, 1896; Henry Kenneth (deceased). Parents: Shoemaker Kristen Anderson (b.<br><br> 1830 in Jørnsløkken) and Inger Marie Gullikson (b. 1834 on Humle in Hurdalen). Siblings: Farmer Ole Kristian Kristenson, Montevideo MN; Shoemaker Peter Kristenson, star Prairie; Farmer Hans Kristenson, Osage IA; Tailor Aug.<br><br> Kristenson Paternal Grandparents: Anders and Kari Jørnsløkken Maternal Grandparents: Gullik Gullikson and wife. Father 9s siblings: Carpenter Ole Anderson (b. on Jønsløkken.<br><br> 1834; emigrated to America 1882, died in New 15 Richmond WI, 1908); Kari Anderson (born on Jørnsløkken in 1838, married Ole Andreassen, Myrvold, Hadeland). Father 9s half-siblings: Lars and Mikal Olsen Mother 9s siblings: Marthe, married and living in Osage IA; Ingeborg, married and living in ND; Berthe, married and living in Norway; Hans Gullikson and Gullik Gullikson, Adams County WI; Ole Gullikson, MN; Amund Gullikson, Guldbergsæteren, Nannestad Norway. Visited Norway in 1908 with husband.<br><br> Anders A Friskop DeLamere, Sargent County, ND Born September 28, 1850 on Friskop in Brandbu, Hadeland Emigration: May 1, 1877 landing in New York on May 23. Residences: Washington Pr. IA, 5 yrs; Sargent County ND, 28 yrs.<br><br> Occupation: Farmer, County Commissioner, school treasurer, township treasurer Military Service: 5 years in Norway Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church School: Public school Married Helmine Strandbakker on March 27, 1883 in Washington Pr, IA. Children: Edwin, 27; Albert, 25; Nora, 23; Alma, 21; Henry, 19; Clara, 17; Hilda, 10; and George 6. Parents: Amund A.<br><br> Friskop (born September 20, 1815; cotter on Nestegge, Brandbu, Hadeland; emigrated 1886 and died while living with his son Anders on February 1, 1897) and Kjersti Pedersdatter Lynnebakken (born in Gran, Hadeland and died while living with her daughter Mrs. Hans J. Ostern, DeLamere ND, in 1902) Siblings: Nils A Friskop, DeLamere ND; Mrs.<br><br> Anne H. Ostern, DeLamere ND; Maline O. Korsen, Brandbu; Ole and Peder died in America Paternal Grandparents: Anders Hanson Friskop and Anne Nilsdatter Maternal Grandparents: Peder Lynnebakken and wife Father 9s siblings: Brother died in Norway; Sisters, three died in Norway, one died in Freeborn County MN near Albert Lea Mother 9s siblings: Two sisters that died in Norway Page 18 Michael H.<br><br> Froslee Vining MN Name changed from Michael H. Frøslee. From Lunner, Hadeland Born July 25, 1868 Emigration: January 22, 1892 aboard the sailing ship "Teutonic," White Star Lines, arriving in New York.<br><br> Residences: Vining MN Occupation: General store and Farming Military Service: Experiences in Norway were begun as a corporal and later became a sergeant Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church School: Noderhov Middle School, Ringerike Married Ragnhild T. Rustad on November 29, 1906 Children: Hans, born September 16, 1907; Rønaug Margaret, born April 26, 1909. Parents: Hans M.<br><br> Frøslie (born July 12, 1836 in Lunner, died December 9, 1904. Farmer with two farms: Frøslie and Melaas. Established and became president of Frøslie Creamery Siblings: Mons H.<br><br> Frøslie, Lunner; Anders H. Frøslie, Lunner; Karoline H. Frøslie, Lunner; Thorvald H.<br><br> Frøslie, Vining MN; Hans H. Frøslie, Regent ND. Paternal Grandparents: Mons Svining and Marie Frøslie.<br><br> Maternal Grandparents: AAnders Gjefsen and Kari Klaestad Father 9s siblings: Lars L. Frøslie; Marie, married and living on Dahlen, Brandbu; Ingeborg, married to Paul Rakstad, Gran. Mother 9s siblings: Kjersti, married and living in Bent Horn; Marte, married to I.<br><br> T. Svinning; 16 Ingeborg, married to Hans M. Frøslie; Margrete, married to Brede Gjefsen; and Thron, wife Kjersti died after one year together.<br><br> Thorwald H. Froslie Vining MN Name changed from Frøslie. Born October 30, 1865 on Frøslie in Hadeland Emigration: June 25, 1886 aboard the "Germanic" landing in New York.<br><br> Residences: Spring Grover MN, 2 wks; Des Moines IA, 1-2 yrs; Vining since April 1, 1887. Occupation: Lumberman; town clerk, 1890, elected to the legislature, 1896. Appointed postmaster on December 11, 1914.<br><br> Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church School: Received a diploma from the Ringerikes Middleschool in 1884. Married Oline Greftegreff on November 7, 1898. She died on January 2, 1913.<br><br> Parents: Hans M. Frøslie (born July 12, 1836, farmer on Frøslie, died April 6, 1904) and Ingeborg Gjefsen (1836-1918) Siblings: Mons and Anders, Lunner, hadeland; Mikkal, Vining MN; Hans, Regent ND; Karoline, living on Frøslie in Norway. Paternal Grandparents: Mons Svinning and Marie (born on Flatla) Maternal Grandparents: Anders Gjefsen and Kari (born on Klaestad) Father 9s siblings: Lars Froslee, Ingeborg who married a Rakstad; Marie married Paul Dahlin living in Brandbu.<br><br> All deceased. Emma Gilbertson Blanchardville WI Born October 31, 1868, in Argyle WI Church: Yellowstone Lutheran Church. Parents: Farmer Ole Gilbertson (June 21, 1841-January 14, 1913) and Sophia Gilbertson (born September 11, 1851, deceased) Siblings: Mrs.<br><br> Tom Hermanson, Mrs. Herman Hermanson, Ole Gilbertson, John Gilbertson, Mildred Gilbertson, all Blanchardville; Mrs. Albert Hermanson, Herman Gilbertson, both Darlington WI; Mrs.<br><br> Nick Ulsrud, Argyle WI; Mrs. Joe Bainbridge, Scottard SD Maternal Grandparents: Peter Paulson and Elisabeth Paulson, both deceased Father 9s siblings: Mary Souls, Darlington WI Page 19 Kjersti Gisleson Orchard IA Born March 24, 1851 on Raadstad in Gran Emigration: April 5, aboard the "Concordia" landing in Quebec on May 15. J Residences: Green County WI, 1 yr; Chicago IL, 2 yrs; from 1895 Clayton County IA and after 1905 Floyd County IA.<br><br> Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church Married P H Gisleson on September 25, 1875. Children: Henry Oscar, 1876; Clarence Siguvald, 1878; Peter Wilhelm, 1883; Pauline Cecelie, 1889; Clarence Sigvald, 1894. Parents: Painter Ole Gunderson Framstad (born on Gran, came to America in 1881 and died the same year) and Pernille Pedersdatter.<br><br> Siblings: Mrs. Bertha Anderson, Osage IA; Mrs. Kari Knudson, Osage IA; Mrs.<br><br> Oline Steen, Penturen MN; Mrs. Sestine Roog, Charles City IN; Mrs. Johanna Holm, St Ansgar IA; Mrs.<br><br> Marie Framstad, Osage IA; Miss Trena Olson, Canton SD. Paternal Grandparents: Gunder Gulden and Kjersti Brynhildsdtr Maternal Grandparents: Peder Johansen Dvergsteneidet and Bertha Thorstensdatter 17 Ole Gilbertson Hollandale WI Born October 3, 1862 in Gundalen. Emigration: About 35 years ago Residences: Hollandale WI Occupation: Farmer Church: Hollandale Norwegian Lutheran Church School: Public school in Norway.<br><br> Married Anna Westlund in 1888. Children: Selma, 25; Martin, 22; Christine; 20;Oline, 17; Ellen, 14; Raymond, 8; all born in Hollandale. Parents: Gilbert Gulbrandsen and Carrie Olson Siblings: Gilbert Gilbertson, New Richmond WI; Mrs.<br><br> Christ Hanson, New Richmond WI; Mrs. Tom Paulson, Blanchardville, WI; Mrs. Erick Thompson, Moorhead IA; Mrs.<br><br> Tom Halvorson, Nebraska; Mrs. Ed Thompson, Blanchardville WI. Ole Gilbertson Blanchardville WI Name changed from Ole Kjorvenvolden.<br><br> Born in Lunner Emigration: 1888 aboard the "Pennsylvania" landing in New York, May 26. Residences: Blanchardville, 43 years Occupation: Farmer, school director, town supervisor Military Service: Artillery, 3 years in Norway Church: Lutheran Married Sophia Paulson on July 4, 1869. Children: 4 boys and 9 girls, all born in Blanchardville.<br><br> Parents: Farmer Gilbert Olson and Carry Vike Siblings: Christopher and Martha, deceased; Maren, Darlington WI. Paternal Grandparents: Ole Finius and wife Ingeborg Maternal Grandparents: Jacob and Martha Paulson. Anton G Grinager Clarkfield MN Born January 25, 1873 on Grinager.<br><br> Emigration: April 1892 aboard the "Service." Residences: Clarkfield, Yellow Medicine County, MN Occupation: Businessman; member of the city council for 3 yrs; town treasurer, one year. Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church, church trustee for 3 yrs. Married Anne Bredesen Molstad on April 29, 1897.<br><br> Children: Gifford Burnell, born March 17, 1898; Martha Alvine, 8; Alette, 2 1/2 years. Gunerius G Grinager Clarkfield MN Born January 29, 1866 on Grinager Emigration: May 17, 1897 aboard "Servia" landing June 7th. Residences: Lisbon, Yellow Medicine County, MN Occupation: Farmer, town clerk until 1898.<br><br> Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church School: Began with private school and tehn high school. Married Mathea A. Sørum Bjonroen on November 24, 1893.<br><br> Children: Amanda, 19; Mabel, 17' George, 13. Parents: Farmer Gudbrand G Grinager (d.1892) and Anne O. Melbostad.<br><br> Siblings: Ole Grinager, Brandbu; Karoline Skjager, Gran; Gilbert Grinager, Pierpont SD; A. Grinager, Clarkfield MN; Berthe, Marie, Anna, Lise and Martha Grinager, all in Norway. Paternal Grandparents: Gudmund Grinager and wife.<br><br> Maternal Grandparents: Ole and Kjersti Molbostad Father 9s siblings: Peder Grinager, Kristiania; Karl Grinager, deceased; Berte Grinager. Mother 9s siblings: Ole, Kjersti, Erik, Gudbrand, Thron, Amund, Karen, Anders, Marie; the last three named are all deceased. 18 Page 20 Jens Grinager Orchard IA Born May 25, 1869 in Hadeland.<br><br> Emigration: 27 years ago, landing in Quebec. Residences: Mayville ND. Occupation: Businessman, President Mayville City School Board.<br><br> Church: Congregational Church School: High School graduate Married Inga B. Lowe on February 5, 1895. Parents: Farmer Knut H.<br><br> Grinager and Kjersti Pedersdatter Grinager Siblings: H K Grinager, Pete Grinager, Ole C. Grinager, all of Fergus Falls MN; Mikkel Grinager, Vining MN. Paternal Grandparents: Haavel Aschim and wife Father 9s siblings: Jens Grinager (He used to perform with Ole Bull); Mikkel Grinager, manager of the Ness Distillery; Maren Grinager, married to Ole Bakke, Brørby.<br><br> Lars H Grinager Kindred ND Born September 23, 1853, Blockhouse. Emigration: August 29, 1879 aboard the "Allan" line, arriving in Norman ND September 23. Residences: Near Kindred ND Occupation: Farmer; National Guard service.<br><br> Church: Norwegian Synod Married Martha E. Vien on March 23, 1882. Children: Hilda Emelie, Albert Henry, Sophis Leonard, Lillie Eliza Miranda, Anna Melvine.<br><br> Parents: Halvor Logeson (born Lovelien) and Sigri Steffensdatter Gulstue. Siblings: Steffen Halvorson, Erie MN; Mrs. Valborg Erickson, Deering ND.<br><br> E S Gunderson Sacred Heart MN Renville County Name changed from Erik Gundersen Svenbalrud. Born on Svenbalrud in Lunner Annex, Jevnaker. Emigration: April 16, 1866 aboard sailing ship "Olaf" landing in Quebec June 9.<br><br> Residences: Waseca County MN until the fall of 1869 when we left with oxen for a week's trip the 130 miles to Renville County. Occupation: Farmer (no longer); town supervisor, 3 yrs; town treasurer, 3 yrs; town clerk, 17 yrs; justice of the peace, 3 yrs; postmaster for 3 yrs. Military Service: Soldier in Norway for 2 years Church: The Norwegian Synod School: Ambulatory school (Editor's Note: this type of school met in various places in the sparsely settled rural areas of Norway) Married Karen Olsen October 27, 1864.<br><br> Children: Petra, November 27, 1864; Ole Gunnerius, August 14, 1869-July 4, 1879; Knut Emil, August 30, 1885; Eba Bertine, February 1, 1888-May 25, 1891. Parents: Guner Eriksen, farmer (born May 18, 1810 on Svenbalrud, died December 26, 1866) and Pernille Ingvalsdatter (April 1, 1816-December 29, 1866). Paternal Grandparents: Erik Paulsen Maternal Grandparents: Ingval Olsen Father 9s siblings: Siri, Ingeborg, Paul and Mari, all emigrated to America; Erik died in Norway, 1808.<br><br> Mother 9s siblings: Iver Gundersen, Born february 8, 1851, emigrated to America 1868 and died December 22, 1886. Nels E Gullerud Maddock ND Born February 18, 1861 on Gullerud farm in Brandbu. Emigration: May 12, 1882 aboard the "Baltic" landing in New York on June 30th.<br><br> Residences: Fargo ND; Colfax ND. Occupation: Farmer, member of the ND Legislature 1903; count central commission; township supervisor; township assessor. Church: The 19 Norwegian Synod School: High school, then higher education, county school.<br><br> Married Kjersti H. Lysen on December 16, 1890. Children: Edwin Howard, 22; Anna Caroline, 18; Nora Kristine, 13.<br><br> Parents: Erik H. Gullerud and Kari Olsdatter, born on Rustaden farm, Aadalen. Page 21 Sivert Hagen Hudson WI Born: February 23, 1878 on Grinihagen.<br><br> Emigration: April 15, 1898 aboard "Lucania," landing in New York. Residences: Mascon, 3 yrs; Odina, 3 yrs; Star Prairie WI, 3 yrs; Grand Rapids MN, 2 yrs; Hudson WI, 2 yrs. Occupation: Carpenter Church: Lutheran School: Public school in Norway Parents: Farmer Martin Martinsen and Anne Andersdtr, died 1909.<br><br> Siblings: Anders Hagen, Norway; Peter Hagen, Emery R3 WI; Mrs. Kristofferson, Star Prairie R1, WI; John Hagen, Hudson WI. Maternal Grandparents: Anders Hofstangen and Anne Hofstangen Father's Siblings: Lars Myrstuen Thos Hanson Elgin, Clayton County WI Name changed from Thorsten Hansen Born: January 23, 1848 on Skøien in Lunner.<br><br> Emigration: March 1, 1869 Residences: Clayton County IA, 1869-1876; Plymouth County IA, 1876-1883; then returned to Clayton County. Occupation: Farmer Married: Elisa Baumgartmer. 1875.<br><br> She was born in America of German parents. Children: 8 sons, 9 daughters, but 2 sons and one daughter died. Parents: Hans Anderson Skøien, Lunner (died 1867), and Mari Halvorsdtr Snellingen ( died in Clayton County IA at 94 years of age).<br><br> Siblings: Ole H Skøien. Erik Hansen Wien Wyndmere ND Born: July 20, 1861 Baptized: August of gthe same year. Confirmed: May 28, 1876 by Laster Lykken at Grans Church.<br><br> Emigration: March 31, 1882, aboard the "City of Rome," Inman Line, and arrived in Rothsay MN May 20 of the same year. Residences: Homesteaded in Ransom township, Sargent County ND, January 1884. Moved to Wyndmere Township May, 1894, and have been there since.<br><br> Married: Gulbjør Bilden on January 9, 1883. She was born July 10, 1857 and died Pentecost,1920. Children: One son, Henry, born September 19, 1889.<br><br> Parents: Hans Olsen Wien and Ingeborg Eriskdatter, born on Lysen in Tingelstad and now deceased. Wife's Parents: Engebret Mikelsen (born on Augedal farm) and Kjersti Larsdatter Bilden, both deceased. Hans H Hanson Underwood MN Born: March 16, 1868 on the Gisleberg farm.<br><br> Baptized and confirmed: North Gran Church in Hadeland. Emigration: In 1885, arrived in Freeborn County MN May 19, 1885. Residences: Now in Underwood, Ottertail County MN Parents: Father Hans Hanson and Mother, Mari Fredriksen.<br><br> 20 Mrs. Ole Hansen Lake Crystal MN Maiden name was Kjersti O Ulven. Born: May 4, 1872 on Ulven in Lunner.<br><br> Occupation: Farmer Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church. Married: Ole Hansen in the Butternut Valley, 1897. Children: Adelina, born 1899; Olga, born 1904; Einer, born 1908; all in Butternut.<br><br> Parents: Ole Larsen Ulven (born on Blakkerud in Gran) and Kari H. Skreberg (from Gran). Paternal Grandparents: Lars and Mari Blakkerud Maternal Grandparents: Hans Einarson Skreberg and Kjersti L Molstad, Gran.<br><br> Father's Siblings: Kristian Blakkerud, Gran; Anders Blakkerud, Skreberg, Gran; Berte Elken. Page 22 Albert Hansen Blanchardville WI Name changed from Albert Hansen Virstadgrina. Born: August 1, 1853 in Lunner, Hadeland.<br><br> Emigration: May 19, 1871 landing in Quebec. Residences: Blanvchardville since 1874. Occupation: Farmer, chairman.<br><br> Church: Lutheran Married: Kari Jacobsen Mostadbraaten on June 1, 1874. Children: Ida Milia, September 11, 1876; Hilda, February 4, 1878; Oscar, June 23, 1880; Willem, December 22, 1883; Alvin, January 13, 1887; Elmer, December 19, 1889; Bennet, July 14, 1892; Harry, September 23, 1896; all in Blanchardville. Siblings: Ole Hanson, Sherman County SD; Gilbert Hanson, Argyle WI; Mrs.<br><br> Herman Erikson, Blanchardville WI; Mrs. Knute Alfred, Blanchardville WI. Gilbert H Hanson Argyle WI, R Box 34 Name changed from Guldbrand Hanson.<br><br> Born: November 4, 1855 on Virstadgrinden. Emigration: May 18, 1876 on "Anceoria" and landing in New York June 7. Residences: Argyle WI Occupation: Carpenter and farmer.<br><br> Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church. Married: Marit L Dammen, January 15, 1881. Children: Mrs.<br><br> Anna Winger, 28; Mrs. Theodor Jackson, 27; Mrs. Peter Homb, 25; Mrs.<br><br> Jenny Homb, 19; Mrs. Ed Smedsrud, 23; Hjalmar, 21; and Edvin, 15. Parents: Hans O Hanson (born on Bolkeneie September 12, 1820; came to America in 1876, farmed in town of Argyle, died January 22, 1887) and Ingeborg Halvorsdtr haneknæ (born May 2, 1820 and lived the end of her days in Blanchardville WI).<br><br> Siblings: O A Hanson, Sherman SD; Albert Hanson, Mrs. Herman Erivckson, and Mrs. Knudt Alfred, all Blanchardville WI.<br><br> Helene Marie Harrison Colfax WI Born: July 14, 1886 on Undeliseidet Emigration: On the "Tingvalla" landing in New York on May 14, 1891. Residences: Baronet WI, 1-2 yrs; less than a year in Superior WI and 17 years in Clear Lake WI; since then in Colfax WI Church: Lutheran Church Married: Farmer Steiner Høieson from Telemark in 1892. Children: Høie Harrison, born 1893 in South Superior WI; Martha Bolette, 1896; Anne Marie, 1900; Blanche Sylvia, 1902; George Nikolai, 1904; Esther Amalia, 1906; Sofie Karoline, 1908; Henry Melvin, 1911; all born in Clear Lake WI.<br><br> Parents: Farmer Brede Nilson (born December 16, 1826 on Framstadgjerdingen and died Octobert 9, 1904 in Black Brook WI) and Martha Hansdtr (born on 21 Morstad December 21, 1821, and died April 1, 1906). Siblings: Nils Bredesen, Muncie IN; Berthe Bredesdtr, Kvernerud, Hadeland; Mathe Bredesdtr, Lillestrøm Father's Siblings: Peder, Halvor, Ole, Martin, Anna and Kjersti, who have lived with Ole Nilsen Framstad, Black Brook WI. Mother's Siblings: Mari and Kari, both deceased.<br><br> Ole P Haug Blanchardville WI, R. 1, Box 53 Born: December 20, 1873 in the town of Adams. Residences: Green County WI.<br><br> Occupation: Farmer Church: Evangelical Lutheran Church School: "Common school" Parents: Peder T Haug ( born in Hadeland and emigrated in 1869 aboard the sailing ship "Anna Delius," landing on June 27, 1869) and Goro Hvamstad, Hadeland. Siblings: Marta Haug, Sophia Gelene, Tena and Albert Lewis, all living in Blanchardville WI. Paternal Grandparents: Thorgrim haug and Margtha Bjørke.<br><br> Maternal Grandparents: Ole Larson and Martha Hansdtr Mother's Siblings: Siri Egge, Hadeland. Page 23 Tena Haug Beloit WI, 407 Bluff Street Born: February 9, 1875 in the town of York, Green County, Wisconsin. Occupation: Teacher Church: The Norwegian Lutheran Free Church.<br><br> Parents: Farmer Peter T Haug, Hadeland and Goro Olsdatter. Siblings: Ole P Haug; Martha Haug; Sophie Haug; Albert Haug; all living in Blanchardville WI; Anne Marie (died 1900) and Henry Peter (died 1911). Father's Siblings: Anders (deceased) and Siri, who married Haakon Kaaten.<br><br> Christian E Haugen Hudson WI Born: July 19, 1868 in Gran. Emigration: August 16, 1887 on the White Star Line, landing in New York. Residences: Hudson WI Occupation: Tailor and clothing store owner.<br><br> Church: Lutheran. School: F Married: Ellen B Iverson on September 4, 1896. Children: William Emert, born June 30, 1899.<br><br> Parents: Erik A Haugen (tailor, born 1832 in Gran, Hadeland) and Ingeborg Johannesdtr (born in Valdres). Lars O Heier Hudson, Lincoln County SD Born: January 20, 1870 on North Heier, Gran, Hadeland. Emigration: June 1, 1870 aboard the "Angelo," landing in New York on June 29.<br><br> Residences: Minnesota, 2 yrs; Iowa, 2 yrs; and the rest of the time in South Dakota. Occupation: Farmer Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church Married: Clara R Anderson on May 2, 1899. Children: Lawrence Rubin, 11, born in Iowa; Palmer Erling, 9, born in Lincoln County SD; Cornelia Jana, 7, born in Lincoln County SD; Martin Harald, 5, born in Lincoln County SD.<br><br> Parents: Farmer Ole Tømmeraas, born on Tømmeraas farm, Hadeland (deceased) and Ingeborg Halvorsdtr Lunder (deceased). Siblings: Ole, Nelson County ND; Ingeborg and Hans, both deceased in Norway; Marie, Redwood County MN; 22 Kjersti, Norway; Marte, died in Norway; Hans, on the Heier farm in Gran; Ivar, Redwood County MN; Thron on the Osten farm, Thingelstad, Hadeland. Rudolf Hanson Albert Lea MN, 505 River Street Born: in Lerdal Residences: Freeborn, County MN Occupation: Farm worker Church: The Norwegian Lutheran Church.<br><br> School: Norwegian and English schools. Parents: Carl Petter Kjos (born in Kristiania June 6, 1851) and Kari Kjos (born in Grans Parish August 16, 1852). Siblings: Mrs.<br><br> Ole Hagen, 509 River Street, Albert Lea MN; Miss Gina Hanson, 505 River Street, Albert Lea MN; Cora Hanson, same address; Mrs. Oscar Erie, Minneapolis MN. Paternal Grandparents: Hans Peter Berntson and Kirsti Paulsdtr Maternal Grandparents: Gulbrand and Ellena Kjella Father's Siblings: Mikael GUlbrandsen and Hans Hanson.<br><br> Thomas J Hilden Underwood MN Born: on the Hilden farm, Gran, Hadeland. Emigration: 1871 Residences: First lived near Red Wing MN, then moved in 1879 to Ottertail County MN and have been there ever since. Occupation: Was a teacher in the public school for about 10 years.<br><br> School: Went to school in Red Wing. Married: and lives on a farm in Torenskjold Township "where he can find out whatever you want to know about just about any Hadelander." B B Helmeid Blanchardville WI, R 1, Box 16 Name in Norway was Brede Børgesen Helmeid. Born: January 13, 1852 in Gran, Hadeland.<br><br> Emigration: Aboard the "Manila," landing in Quebec June 26, 1869. Residences: 38 years in Green County WI and 3 years in Fillmore County MN. Occupation: Farmer Church: The Lutheran Free Church School: Gran, high school for 2 yrs.<br><br> Married: Emely G Burke on July 4, 1872. Children: Benny, born September 21, 1873 and died in 1885; Mathilde, February 21, 1875; Berthe, September 18, 1877; Gina, December 25, 1879; John, July 29, 1883; Klara, February 21, 1892. All born in Green County WI.<br><br> Parents: Farmer Børger Christensen (born on Helmein in Gran) and Berthe Johannesdtr Alm from Gran. Siblings: Johannes, a seminarian at Asker Seminary but first a teacher in Gran at the public school and senior teacher at churches in Tingelstad until 41 yrs old, died at 66; Christen contracted tuberculosis while in military service and died at 32 yrs of age; Ole, Madison, Lock County SD; Rønnaug, married Thron O Haakenstad, Garrison, Minnehaha County SD; Ingeborg, died a single woman in Minnehaha County SD; Anne, single, living in Brandbu, Hadeland. Paternal Grandparents: Kristen Børgersen Helmeid and wife Rønnaug.<br><br> Maternal Grandparents: Johannes Olsen Alm Father's Siblings: Lars (died in Norway); Thorer, who emigrated in 1869 and lives in South Dakota; Han, dead for many years after living on Børnflok. Mother's Siblings: Christen, Amery WI; Haakon, Lafayette County WI; Anders and Ole, lived in Thingelstad Norway but are now both deceased. 23 Page 24 Hans Martin Heen Adams, Walsh County ND Born: October 1, 1859 on Heen, Ringerike Emigration: May 14, 1880, arriving in New York on June 1, 1880.<br><br> Residences: In Minnesota for 1 yr; from 1881-1885 in Mayville and Portland ND; 1885-1897 in Hatton ND; 1897-1899 in Norway; 1899-1902 in Northwood ND; Adams ND. Occupation: Businessman Church: The United Norwegian Lutheran Church Parents: Christoffer Heen (born Marcvh 3, 1815 on the Heen Frm, Aadalen Parish, Ringerike and died February 27, 1860) and Goro Helgesdatter Kløstad (born January 28, 1830 on the Kløstad farm, Gran Hadeland, and died July 27, 1869.) Siblings: Erick C Heen and Gudbrand C Heen, both on Heen, Aadalen, Norway. Maternal Grandparents: Helge Throndsen Kløstad and Rangdi Larsdatter Kløstad (born March 12, 1810 on Lynne farm, Gran, Hadeland, and died in 1883).<br><br> Father's Siblings: Marthe, married Anders BErgsum of Aadalen. Andreas H Hilden Northwood ND Born: June 7, 1860 on Nordstuen, Hilden Emigration: 1880 Residences: Spring Grove, Blackhammer MN; North Dakota. Occupation: Farmworker, painter, owned a restaurant, tenant farmer; now own a farm; Postmaster in Spring Grove.<br><br> Married: Anne Sofie Nilson from Tron