Rasmus O.l Wasnes

Aneta, North Dakota

is a farmer. He was born in Austervold in 1863 and emigrated to America in 1886 to Hatton, North Dakota took a homestead in 1881 in Loreta Township, Nelson County, North Dakota and has lived there since.

His wife, Martha Sortendahl, is also from Austervold. They have seven children. The oldest sons, Edvard and Roy, are on the farm. Bernhard is on a nearby farm. Anna is married to Ole Solvin, Duluth, Minnesota. Julie is a nurse at the Northwood Hospital. Clara and Ingvald are at home on the farm.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 91


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