Josef Skjei

Aneta, North Dakota

has the dray line. He was born in America of Norwegian parents in Horace, North Dakota on May 3, 1885. His father, Pastor Thomas Skjei, is from Trondelagen and is a Priest in Grand Forks County. Josef Skjei went to the Madison Normal School and has lived in Aneta for seven years.

His wife, Selma Draxton, was born in America of Norwegian parents from Trondelagen. Her father is dead and her mother, Mali Draxton, lives on a farm in Grand Forks County. They have three children: Evelyn, Sidney and Helen.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 31

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