Ola Saether

Moorhoad Minnesota

was born in Skaabu, northern Fron on February 13, 1865 and emigrated to America in 1887 to Ottertail County Minnesota. He was there a couple of years and then moved to Abererombie, North Dakota and worked there as a carpenter. He moved to Moorhead, Minnesota in 1908.

His wife, Marie Hyslien, is from northern Fron. She was only six years old when she came to America to Ottertail County Minnesota with her parents. They were married in 1889. They now have a daughter Gunhild who is a nurse and who is now Mrs. Dr. Michelsen. They live in New Richmond, Wisconsin.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 48

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