G. C. Bjone

Litchville, North Dakota

is from Hadelaending He was born on August 8, 1862. His father, Kristen Monson Bjone, is dead, but his mother, Kristi Sorum, lives in Norway. He came to America in 1881 to Fergus Falls, Minnesota and came to Litchville in 1883 and has lived on the farm all the time since then. This farm is very large and it has 960 Acres. He is the director of the First State Bank in Litchville, North Dakota.

His wife, Avaline Engelstad, is from Nordfjord. Bjone, who has the intellect to push profitable farming and is very wealthy and understands how to enjoy the good of his gains. He has traveled much and has been to Norway two times. He was in Florida for two winters and last winter he was in California and attended the San Francisco Exhibition. Not all wealthy farmers can appreciate and enjoy their lives as he does. It is a great pleasure to came across this man.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 132


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