Our North Dakota Roots
Richland & Barnes Counties
GUDMESTAD ~ FLATNER/JOHNSON
FORNESS ~ WIEN ~ LER/LEER
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FORNESS & LER/LEER from Ler (Melhus, Sør-Trøndelag), Norway
Gran (Hadeland, Oppland), Norway
homesteading in Eagle Township near Abercrombie, Richland County, North
from Nærbø (Hå, Jæren, Rogaland), Norway
FLATNER/JOHNSON from Flatner, Norway
homesteading in Hobart Township near Valley City, Barnes County, North
To see any photos/images, click on the "scrapbook" link embedded next
to the name of that particular individual.
FORNESS, Erick Asbjørnsen & wife Karen Mathea WIEN
WIEN, Karen Mathea & her sister Andrine WIEN - abt 1878
WIEN, Erik Hanson Næsåsen & wife Anna JONSDATTER with son Erick
Erickson WIEN &
daughter Karen Mathea WIEN
Gunness School Group Photo - Eagle Township,
Richland Co. ND abt 1911 (including Erick A. FORNESS children)
Abercrombie School 8th Grade Graduating
Class - Richland Co. ND abt 1914 (including Gusta FORNESS)
GUDMESTAD, Albert & Gusta FORNESS
GUDMESTAD, Martin & Anna JOHNSON
GUDMESTAD, Children of Martin &
Anna (JOHNSON) - abt 1907
GUDMESTAD, Martin & Anna (JOHNSON)
Family - abt 1913
GUDMESTAD, 4 Generations - abt March 1925
JOHNSON, Hans Flatner -
Barnes Co. ND homesteader, abt 1909?
JONASON, Marie - abt 1925
RISA, Greta Pedersdatter
Downtown Fargo - abt 1918/19?
Downtown Fargo - Stone Piano Company/Fargo
Conservatory of Music, abt 1918/19?
WWI Soldiers - wearing flu masks on NDAC campus,
CENSUS & OTHER RECORDS
1865 Norwegian Census, telling for 0534 Gran - Family of Erik Hanson Næsåsen WIEN & wife Anna JONSDATTER
Dakota Territory Census (Barnes County) - Family of Hans Flatner JOHNSON
Dakota Territory Census (Richland County) - Family of Erick Asbjørnsen FORNESS & wife Karen Mathea WIEN (names misspelled "Erik Farrnes" & "Caren M. Farrnes")
1883 Naturalization Record - Erick Asbjørnsen FORNESS
We are eternally grateful to the late Rev. Lawrence M. Gudmestad
sharing his extensive family research, which he did in Norway.
ancestry of Martin Thorsen GUDMESTAD
is credited to his data.
We would also like to thank cousin Bruce Johnson
sending us copies of his lovely collection
of GUDMESTAD and
JOHNSON family stories and memoirs!
Updated August 19, 2008
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