M. R. Vagle

Cooperstown, North Dakota

is a shoemaker. He was born in Hoiland on January 20, 1868. He went to shoemaker school in Stavanger and emigrated to America in 1902 to Cooperstown, North Dakota. He has lived here in this area since then as a a carpenter and shoemaker.

His wife, Kristine Seldahler, from Gjesdahl. They have nine children. His oldest son, Conrad Vagle, is a carpenter and painter in Cooperstown, North Dakota. Magnus is a clerk at Syversons Large. Kristian is a carpenter in Cooperstown, North Dakota. The remaining children are of school age.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 106


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