Mrs. Anne Halvorsen

Cooperstown, North Dakota

lives on a farm near Cooperstown, North Dakota. She is from Hedemarken, born at Gaarden Sanden in Ringsaker. Her husband, Syver Halvorsen, (Puttenberg) died in 1882. He was from Ringsaker. The came to America in 1866 to Vernon County Wisconsin and then moved to Griggs County, North Dakota in 1881.

They have five children, one son and four daughters. Halvor Halvorsen lives in Cooperstown and is with the Halvorsen & Thompsen Land Company. Marie is married to Arne Arnesen, a farmer near Cooperstown, North Dakota. Karoline has the Millinery store in Cooperstown, North Dakota. Lisa and Severine are at home on the farm.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 143

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