Simon Tangen

Pekin, North Dakota

is a farmer. He was born in Stueflaaten on September 4, 1865 and emigrated to America in 1852 to Canton, Lincoln County, South Dakota and was there for two years. He came to Nelson County North Dakota in 1884 and took a homestead in Osego Township and has lived there since as a farmer.

His wife, Anna Brekken, is from Lesjeskogen. They have ten children. All are home on the farm.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 49

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