Martin Garlid

Cooperstown, North Dakota

is the Register of Deeds. He was born in America of Norwegian parents in Pierce County in Wisconsin on September 9, 1879. His father, Knut Garlid, was from northern Aurdal and his mother, Berit Bubakvangen, was from Kvikne in osterdalen. They emigrated 40 years ago to Pierce County, Wisconsin where they still live on the farm.

came to Cooperstown in 1898 and first worked first the Berg Brothers and then for Albert Larson until he became Register of Deeds in 1908. He was reelected 1910 -12 -14.

He is the president of the Sons of Norway regional society "Ueland", which has over 90 members and is one of the largest regional societys in North Dakota.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 128


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