Kittson County Historical Society

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August 2013 Blog Posts (1)

About Halvor Eggerud, Grandma Gina's Father ...

Halvor came to America in 1884 or [1888?] from Telemarken, Norway, and resided for some time in Winshiek County, Iowa. He worked for a farmer near Decorah, Iowa. Halvor went back to Norway and he and brother Austin 'Osten' came back to Iowa where both of them worked for some time. From there Halvor navigated to Elbow Lake, Minn. and met his future wife Astrid and they were married. In 1890 he came to Kittson County, Minn. and…

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Added by Ronald Johnson on August 28, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

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