J. O. Furness

Finley, North Dakota

is a watchmaker and jeweler. He was born in Opdal on June 20, 1871 and emigrated to America in 1898 to Fergus Falls, Minnesota. He was there for 14 years and came to Finley, North Dakota in 1917.

His wife, Betzie Myhra, was born in America of Norwegian parents. They have one son Oscar. He is a very obliging and interesting Norwegian Man.

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

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