Nils O. Braekke

Kindred, North Dakota

is a farmer. He was born in Gol on September 12, 1845 and emigrated to America in 1869 to Wilmington, Houston County, Minnesota. He came to Norman 1872. He took a homestead and has lived there since as a farmer. He married Liv O. Sorbelhougen from Gol in 1869. They have eight children, four sons and four daughters. Their names are Birgit, Olaf, Oline, Oscar, Karl, Nils, Engebret, Selm.

He was elected to the Legislature as a Representative for the 10th of District in 1898 and has been the School treasurer for over 30 years.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 118

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