Jens Grinager

Mayville, North Dakota

is from Hadelaending. He was born on March 25, 1869 in Brandbu and emigrated to America 30 years ago to Mayville. He has been in business here the entire time since. For the last 20 years he has had a department store.

His wife, Inga Lo, was born in America of Norwegian parents in Northwood, Iowa. They have five children.

Grinager’s business place is the largest in town and will and serves which everyone Storby Honor. He is a very interesting Norwegian and worked very hard for the erection of the Bjornson memorial stones in Mayville, North Dakota

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 134

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