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Ole and Inga Braaten

Husband's Full Name:  Ole O. Braaten

Husband's Place of Birth:  Torpe, Aal, Hallingdal, Norway

Husband's Father's Name:  Ole Halstensen Braaten

Husband's Mother's Name: Ambjorg Olsdatter Trelude Lovsletten

Husband's Siblings' Names: unknown

Wife's Full Name:  Inga Tollefsdatter Jorstad

Wife's Place of Birth:  Oystre Slidre, Oppland, Norway

Wife's Father's Name:  Jorstad

Wife's Mother's Name:  unknown

Wife's Siblings' Names:  unknown

Children's Names: Ambjor, Emma, Marit-Sophia, Ingebjorg, Karen, Carrie, Oscar, Joseph, Ernest (adopted at age 2)

Ole emigrated from Norway with his parents in 1856 at age 9. They first lived in Holden, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Inga emigrated from Norway in 1870 at age 16.


Ole and Inga were married in Minnesota in 1871 and lived in Goodhue County. In about 1910, they moved to Manfred, ND and continued to live there until their deaths. Igna passed in 1921 and Ole in 1927.

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