M. A. Bernsen

Fargo, North Dakota

was born in Hersa on March 19, 1884 and emigrated to America in 1901. He moved to Vestkysten and lived first in Astoria, Oregon, and then later in San Francisco, California. He came to Fargo, North Dakota in January of 1916 and lives with his sister, Mrs. Emthe Mynster. Their parents, Olaus and Marie Bernsen, live in Hero. She is the daughter of Captain Carl Lied of Tusviken.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 61

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