Andreas Hegna

Mr. and Mrs. Andreas Hegna came to Lenora Township, Griggs County in 1881 by horses and wagon from Kasson, Dodge County, Minnesota.  They homesteaded on an L-shaped quarter of land in Section 18 along the Sheyenne River.  They had eight sons and daughters; Mrs. Christ (Ingeborg) Jacobson, Mrs. Simon (Carrie) Anderson, Mrs. Andreas (Oste) Lee, Andrew, Halvor, Ole, John and Christian, all deceased.

Andreas continued living on the farm until his death in 1926 at 98 years of age.  His wife died some time before.

His son Andrew continued living on the farm until 1966 when he died at 86, Andrew married Anne Lee.  They had four children; Alice (Haugo), Edna (Olson), Melvin, and Arthur, deceased.  Melvin owns the farm now.

Alice Haugo has four children: David, Perry, Bonnie, and Delores.

Source: Cooperstown, North Dakota 1882-1982 Centennial page 79

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