M. H. Skramstad
By O. D. Purinton, Clerk and Historian of the Old Settlers Association.
M.H.Skramstad was born in Osterdahlen Norway,May 24,1847, where his youth and early manhood was passed. On Jude 21st 1872 he was married to Miss Annie Hogenson of that place and continued to reside in Norway until June 1884 when he removed with his family to the United States.
They came directly to Griggs County where they settled on the Homestead in the township of Romness which has been their continuous residence. There Mr. Skramstad passed away on Sept. 5th 1913, 1eaving his wife and seven children. Mr.Skramatad was a man highly respected by all who knew him, a man of sterling worth whose passing was a decided loss to the community and this Association.