Pastor R. J. Wisnaes

Hickson, North Dakota

was born in Stryn, Nordfjord on January 4, 1852. His father's Name was John R. Wisnaes and his mother’s name was Eli R. Augsburg. He came to America in 1871, attended Luther College from 1873 to1876, Luther Seminar from 1876 to 1879 (C. T.) . He has been a Priest in Hickson, North Dakota since 1879.

He has been married two Times. His first wife was Emilie Bredesen. She died in 1892. His present wife’s name is Mina Bergitte Stensrud.

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

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