John J. Bolstad

Kloten, North Dakota

is a farmer. He was born in Lyster on May 17, 1846 and emigrated to America in 1883 to Blanchard, Traill County, North Dakota. He moved to Nelson County in 1884. He took preemption in Field Township and has lived there since as a farmer.

His wife, Anne Hansen, is from Lom. They have two children, John and Josefine, who are both on the farm.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 92


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