Cooperstown, North Dakota
is a plasterer. He was born in Worth County, Iowa on January 13, 1882. His father, Martin Svingen, and his mother, Turi Ramsey, were both born in America of parents from Valdres. He has lived in Cooperstown, North Dakota for 13 years.
His wife, Emma Kobbervik, was born in Vernon, Dane County, of Norwegian parents. They have two children: Alonso and Telma.
Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 131