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Haaken and Anna Tessem
Husband's Full Name: Haaken Tessem
Husband's Place of Birth: Trondheim, Norway
Husband's Father's Name: Ole Andreas Samuelsen Gjessem
Husband's Mother's Name: unknown
Husband's Siblings' Names: unknown
Wife's Full Name: Anna Hofstad
Wife's Place of Birth: Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
Wife's Father's Name: John Anton L. Hofstadas
Wife's Mother's Name: Justa Marte Danielsdtr Bartnes
Wife's Siblings' Names: unknown
Children's Names: Herbert, Joseph, Kenneth and Harold
Lived in the Manfred community, listed in the 1915-1925 census records. Haaken was a carpenter. Both Haaken and Anna were Norwegian immigrants.
When they lived in Manfred their home was in the Le Grande Addition, east and across the alley from the Renden house, near the wooden water tower.
In the 1930s they moved to Harvey, in 1936 they moved to Renton and Seattle, Washington.