Christ Owen

is a farmer. He was born in Haaberg on October 8, 1868 and emigrated to America in 1880 to Norman, where he has lived since as a farmer. With since of his egen farm operates he Rustadfarmen, where he lives.

He married Helga Nyborg from Furnes, Hedemarken on May 28, 1890. She was born on October 17, 1872 and emigrated to America in 1885 to Norman. They have ten children, five sons and five daughters, Henry, Minnie, Karl, Josef, Arthur, Corinne, Ruth, Mertel, Bennice, Lloyd. They have a good home and are hospitable and pleasant people to be with.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 46

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