Charles Thompson

Mayville, North Dakota

was born in Fitjar, on June 21, 1867. He came to America 25 years ago to Belgrade, Minnesota and lived there in for years. He came to Mayville in 1912 and has the important function of keeping the streets in good condition.

His wife, Christine Kristoffersen, is from Mosteroen. They have two sons. The oldest son, Alvild Thompson, has the store in Michigan City, North Dakota and his other son, Ernest Thompson, works along with his father for the betterment of Mayville’s streets.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 90

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