C. H. Chelnes

Fargo, North Dakota

was born in 1870 in Vestnes and emigrated to America 1893 to Minneapolis and then went to Fargo in 1908. He now has a shoe store on Broadway.

His wife, Emma Sjolie, is from Ă˜sterdalen. They have one son, Arvil. Chelnes and his wife both eagerly take part in the Norwegian Associations and Reunions.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 54


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