B. L. Kleveland

Mayville, North Dakota

is a farmer. He was born in Skjold on December 9, 1839 and emigrated to America in 1872 to North Prairie, Fillmore County. He moved to Traill County in 1879 and purchased a farm in Mayville Township and has lived there since as a farmer.

His wife, Tollette Riveland, was born in America of Norwegian parents who came from Stavanger. They have twelve children. Their oldest son, Knut B. Kleveland, is a Post Office driver in Mayville, North Dakota.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 103

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