Otto and Marit Sletten
Husband's Full Name: Otto Sletten
Husband's Place of Birth: Norway
Husband's Father's Name: Ole Johnson Sletten
Husband's Mother's Name: Oliana Tollefsen
Husband's Siblings' Names: unknown
Wife's Full Name: Marie Bakken
Wife's Place of Birth: Norway
Wife's Father's Name: Erland Bjornson Bakken
Wife's Mother's Name: Marie Hausdatt
Wife's Siblings' Names: unknown
Children's Names: Mildred [Simon Simonson]; Orville, Thelma, Harold [Ann Mabel Carroll]; Iva “Mitzie” Berglotte Sletten; Vernon
Picture taken in 1921
Otto emigrated from Norway in 1883, at the age of nine.
Otto Sletten was a businessman in Manfred from about 1903 – 1905. He was in business with John J. Elsaas in a business named Elsaas and Sletten, a general store..
On August 1, 1907 he married Marie Bakken. They were they first couple to be married in the town of Pekin, Nelson County, North Dakota. They resided in Pekin, raising their six children there, for their entire married life.