Andrew Eggen

Hastings, North Dakota

is vice president of the First State Bank. He is from Tyldalen, annex to Tonset. He was born on May 8, 1864 and emigrated to America as a 16 years old to Gary, South Dakota. He came to Hastings in 1900 and has been a wheat buyer for several years.

His wife Martha is also from Østerdalsaet. She is the daughter of Morten Vangen. My Forsyig that get Eggen to that is an Family of faderlige Friend and Beskytter, bank treasurer Egge, in Scandinavian American Bank in Fargo, gik not, but I appreciates, that there at this Fringes is several pleasant and belovedke Norwegian of it Name in bank business.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 153

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