Iver I. Braaten

Binford, North Dakota

is a Secretary at the Hammer Thingelstad hardware Company. He was born in Gol on June 20, 1880 and emigrated to America in 1881. His father, Iver O. Braaten, and his mother, Kari Trondsgard, were both from Gol. His father is dead and his mother lives on a farm near Kindred, North Dakota.

His wife, Sadie Svang, was born in America of Norwegian parents from Hallingdal. Her father Oliver Svang lives in Montivideo, Minnesota. They have an adoptive son Harald. Braaten came to Binford, North Dakota in 1907 and has worked for the same business since then.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 117


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