Anton A. Harstad

Portland, North Dakota

is a farmer. He was born in America in Fillmore County Minnesota of Norwegian parents. His father, Kittil Harstad, and his mother, Eli Harstad, were from Saetesdalen. He came to Fillmore County, in 1860. He moved to Traill County in 1905 where his father died last year. He lived near Mayville until his mother died in 1903. He has been a farmer near Portland, North Dakota since 1903.

His wife, Emma Austensen, was born in America of Norwegian parents from Stavanger. They have four children.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 170


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