Herman Osen

Binford, North Dakota

works at the Thompsen Lumberyard. He was born in America of Norwegian parents Martel, Pierce County, Wisconsin on May 23, 1884. His father, Haakon Osen, is from Drammen. His mother, Siri Stensrud, was from Valdres. They are both dead. He came to Binford, North Dakota in 1912 and has lived there since.

His wife’s name is Lina Syversen. She was born in America of Norwegian parents in Canby, Minnesota. Her father, Ole Syversen, now lives in Sanborn, North Dakota. They have three children: Vivian, Hogan and Garfield.

He is vice president of the Sons of Norway regional society "Gjovik" in Binford, North Dakota.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 177

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