Johan Viseth

Mayville, North Dakota

is a farmer. He was born in Waxviken the on December 14, 1862 and emigrated to America in 1880 to St. Peter, Minnesota and lived there for two years. He came to Mayville in 1882, where he is now the owner of over five quarters of fine land and has a model farm in all respects. His wife, Lovise Braute, is also from ├śrskog. Two of his sons, Clarence and Peter Viseth, are on their father's farm around Mayville and Hillsboro, North Dakota.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 75

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