Erling Aarestad

Hannaford, North Dakota

is with the Aarrestad Brothers & Troseth Company. He was born in Helland, near Egersund, on June 15, 1868 and emigrated to America, in 1881 to Norman County, Minnesota, along with his father, Jonas Aarrestad, and his mother, Guri Sleveland, and took a homestead there. Both are now dead.

His wife, Regine Olsen, is from Haugesund. They have five children.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 100

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