Sivert J. Dronen

Finley, North Dakota

is a drayman. He was born in America of Norwegian parents on March 28, 1875 in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota. His father, John C. Dronen, and his mother, Anne Karlsoen, were both from Bergenskanten. They came to Finley, North Dakota in 1882 and have lived in this area since.

His wife, Anna Dronen, was born on the farm Dronen four miles south for Bergen. Her parents, Endre and Gjertrud Dronen, live in Dronen. They have ten children.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 80

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