J. O. Forberg

Aneta, North Dakota

is a smith. He was born in Vaerdalen on April 19 and emigrated to America in 1893 to Minneapolis, Minnesota and lived there for five years as a smith. He moved to Dwight, North Dakota and then to Aneta, North Dakota in 1900 and has lived there since as a smith. He has a garage and a large business.

His wife, Elisabeth Smith, is of French Ancestry. They have three children.

He has been the leader of the Music Society and is president of the Sons of Norway regional society in Aneta, North Dakota which has unfortunately gone under.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 21

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