Elling Pedersen

Kathryn, North Dakota

is a carpenter. He was born in Stokkeland in Vestnes on July 5, 1882 and emigrated to America in 1900 to Valley City, North Dakota. He came first to Peter Knudsen Aas in Sandprairie and has lived in Kathryn, North Dakota since 1909 and worked as a a carpenter.

His wife, Enny Jensen, was born in America of Norwegian parents who live on a farm near Kathryn, North Dakota. They have one son, Earling Walther, and they have a very nice comfortable Home.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 60

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