Peter Severs

Portland, North Dakota

was born in Bang on September 18, 1874 and emigrated to America in 1894 to Adam, Minnesota and lived there for ten years. He was in St. Paul for one year and since 1912 he has been in Portland as a watchmaker and jeweler.

His wife, Betzie Marie Moen, is the daughter of Ole E. Moen. They have a farm four miles east of Galesburg, North Dakota. They have one son, Sylvester Orvil.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 130


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