GUDMESTAD, FLATNER/JOHNSON, FORNESS, LER/LEER, WIEN: Norway to North Dakota

Our North Dakota Roots
Richland & Barnes Counties


GUDMESTAD ~ FLATNER/JOHNSON
FORNESS ~ WIEN ~ LER/LEER


FORNESS~WIEN~LEER/LER Families
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Projected return:  September 15, 2008
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FORNESS & LER/LEER from Ler (Melhus, Sør-Trøndelag), Norway
WIEN from Gran (Hadeland, Oppland), Norway
homesteading in Eagle Township near Abercrombie, Richland County, North Dakota

 

GUDMESTAD~FLATNER/JOHNSON Families
GUDMESTAD from Nærbø (Hå, Jæren, Rogaland), Norway
FLATNER/JOHNSON from Flatner, Norway
homesteading in Hobart Township near Valley City, Barnes County, North Dakota


To see any photos/images, click on the "scrapbook" link embedded next to the name of that particular individual.
 


PHOTOS

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 wedding
GUDMESTAD, Martin & Anna JOHNSON wedding
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, 1918/19
 

 


CENSUS & OTHER RECORDS

1865 Norwegian Census, telling for 0534 Gran - Family of Erik Hanson Næsåsen WIEN & wife Anna JONSDATTER
1885 Dakota Territory Census (Barnes County) - Family of Hans Flatner JOHNSON
1885 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

   

STATE & COUNTY
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NORTH DAKOTA
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- Richland

IOWA
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We are eternally grateful to the late Rev. Lawrence M. Gudmestad
for sharing his extensive family research, which he did in Norway.
The entire ancestry of Martin Thorsen GUDMESTAD is credited to his data.

We would also like to thank cousin Bruce Johnson
for thoughtfully sending us copies of his lovely collection
of GUDMESTAD and JOHNSON family stories and memoirs!

Updated August 19, 2008

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