Martin Nielsen

Binford, North Dakota

is a smith. He is from Vaaler in Solor. He was born in Gaarden Elsetronningen on November 26, 1882 and emigrated to America in 1903 to Brocket, North Dakota. He lived there for two years and then was in Lakota, North Dakota for five years. He came to Binford, North Dakota in 1908 and has lived there since.

His wife, Bertha Vangen, was born in America of Norwegian parents. Her father, John Vangen, is a farmer near Binford, North Dakota. They have one son, Nils.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 147


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