H. P. Kyllo

Galesburg, North Dakota

is a farmer. He was born in Tromso on September 23, 1860. He came to Trondhjem in 1862 along with his Parents, who were both from Trondere. They came to America in 1866 to Scandinavia, Wisconsin and lived there for ten years and then they moved to Pope County, Minnesota. He came to North Dakota in 1871. His father Peder Kyllo took a homestead along the Sheyenne River seven miles north of Fargo, North Dakota. In 1881 he took the H. P. Kyllo homestead near Galesburg, North Dakota and has since lived there as a farmer.

His wife, Anna Anderson, is also from Trondelagen. They have ten children; all were born and grew up on the homestead farm. George is on the farm. John is a farmer in Big Sandy, Montana. Two daughters are married and the remaining children are on the farm.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 27


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