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Anton and Emma Aasand

Husband's Full Name: Anton Stenersen Aasand

Husband's Place of Birth: Eggedal, Sigdahl. Norway

Husband's Father's Name: Stener Stenersen Aasand

Husband's Mother's Name:  Anne Pedersdatter Frøvold

Husband's Siblings' Names: Steiner, Peder, Anne, Sigrid, Lars, Helga, Knut, Gunbjørn, Ole, Berit, John and Helga

Wife's Full Name: Emma Opdahl Aasand

Wife's Place of Birth: Northwood, ND

Wife's Father's Name: Per Opdahl

Wife's Mother's Name: Kristine Maria Rustad Opdahl

Wife's Siblings' Names: Mathilda Dovre, Edwin, Marie Stickney

Children's Names: Arnold, Anna, Palmer, Charles, Marilyn Saint, Richard

1919 Wedding Picture

Anton was the youngest brother of early resident Stener Aasand. 


Anton and Emma operated general stores in Manfred and in Harvey.  They owned a grocery and clothing store formerly owned by L. O. Burkum. The building later became the Sons of Norway Hall. 

In 1934, they moved to Detroit Lakes, MN and in 1944 they moved to McHenry, ND where they operated a general store.  Anton died on July 15, 1975. His wife Emma died on June 2, 1985 in New Rockford,  ND.

For more information on this family see the May 2005 issue of the Manfred News, pages 6 and 7.

Golden Wedding

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