Peder Smedsrud

Fargo, North Dakota

was born in Faaberg on September 16, 1873 and emigrated to America in 1892 to Wisconsin. He came to Hillsboro, North Dakota that same year in the fall. He has had his home in Fargo, North Dakota since 1898 and has worked in building facilities.

His wife, Marie Johnson, was born in Wermeland, near the Norwegian Graendse. They have one daughter Helene.

He was in Norway on a trip in 1911 and is a member of several Norwegian Associations and is interested in all good Norwegians.

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


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