Jens Egge

Buxton, North Dakota

is a farmer in Wold Township. He was born in ├śrskog at, Gaarden Egge on May 30, 1870 and emigrated to America in 1888 to Mayville, North Dakota.

His wife, Elisabeth Forness, was born in America of Norwegian parents, They are both dead. They have ten children. The oldest son, Selmer Egge, is home on the farm, the remaining are still of school age.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 63

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