Melvin Markusen

Hannaford, North Dakota

is an elevator manager. He was born in America of Norwegian parents in Rice County. His father, Knut Markusen, is Sogning and his mother, Marthe Reppen, is also from Sogn. She lives in Chicago. His father died in 1911. They came to Rice County in 1855 and moved to Fertile, Minnesota in 1884.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 94


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