Paul Ensrud

Pekin, North Dakota

is a farmer. He was born in Lesjeskogen on December 8, 1856 and emigrated to America, in 1884 to Canton, South Dakota. He came to Nelson County in 1887 and took a homestead in Osego Township and has lived there since as a farmer.

His wife, Marit Brenden, is from Lesje. They have twelve children, all grew up on the homestead farm and ten of the children are home on the farm.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 39

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