Asle Flaten

Aneta, North Dakota

is a farmer. He was born in Houston County in Spring Grove, Minnesota. His father, Fingar Flaten, emigrated from Eggedal to America 70 years ago. His mother, Randi Stoen, was from Hallingdal.

He came to Dakota Territory in 1882 and took a homestead in Griggs County and lives on the homestead farm.

His wife, Ragna Olsgaard, is also Halling and both of her parents were from Hallingdal.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 118

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