Jens Grove

Mayville, North Dakota

was born in Seljord on September 20, 1866 and emigrated to America in 1895 to Rothsay, Minnesota. He moved to Hillsboro, North Dakota and then returned to Norway in 1897 and married Anna Sandberg from sondre Odalen. Grove returned to America in 1903 to Hillsboro, North Dakota and has later lived around Hillsboro and Mayville since then. He has a homestead in Saskatchewan, Canada, where he has land. His father, Sheriff Grov in Seljord, died in 1877.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 110

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