Karl Kjelland

Litchville, North Dakota

is from Sogndal. He was born on March 21, 1849 and came to Fargo, North Dakota in 1881. He settled north of Harwood. He moved later to a farm north of Valley City. He has worked in Litchville for eight years. His son-in-law, Gust. Carlson, works with him as a Saddle maker. In his younger days Kjelland was a seaman and has traveled widely about. At the Haralds charity dedication he was in Orlogs and talked with Prince Oscar who was later King Oscar II.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 102


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