Claus Jackson

Hannaford, North Dakota

is from Vestre Toten. He was born in Haugerud on March 14, 1860 and emigrated to America in 1872 to Con Prairie, Wisconsin. He came to Cooperstown in 1883 and moved to Hannaford in 1898 and has had the general store there since.

He was the sheriff of Griggs County from 1894 to 98.

His wife, Ada Megger, was born in America of Norwegian parents. Their oldest son, Chester Jackson, is in business.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 144

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