Steen H. Nilsson

Finley, North Dakota

is a farmer. He was born in Washberry, is. [sic]on November 22, 1854. His father, Nils Nilsen, and his mother, Anna Anderson, were both from Telemarken and emigrated to America in 1815. He came to Finley, North Dakota in 1881 and has a farm in Greenview Township.

His wife, Bertha, died in 1896. She was from Telemarken. They have three sons and one daughter. Their oldest son Norris is a lawyer in Murray, Cavalier County. Steven and Arthur are on the farm. Their daughter Lulu is also at home on the farm.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 112

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