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Torger and Anna Hauge

Husband's Full Name:  Torger T. Hauge

Husband's Place of Birth:  Stavanger, Norway

Husband's Father's Name: Torgeir Hauge

Husband's Mother's Name: Britha Jarge Hauge

Husband's Siblings' Names: John, Leif Torgerson, Bertha Olson, Karina Alveshere, John, Martha, Andrew, Leif

Wife's Full Name:  Anna T. Erfjord

Wife's Place of Birth:  Stavanger, Norway

Wife's Father's Name:  Aslak Johannesson Erfjord

Wife's Mother's Name:  Marta Larsdatter Nag

Wife's Siblings' Names:  Berta, Severin, Johannes, Berta E, Severin, Kristine, Severin, Aseline

Children's Names: Tennes, Martha Hauge Hanson, Albert, Ella, Clarence, George, Leonard

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Torger J. Hauge came to Buxton, ND from Norway. His wife also came from Norway to Buxton. They worked on farms there and were later married in a double wedding ceremony with Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Alveshere. Both couples homesteaded in Manfred Township. About 1896, the Hauge's came to Manfred in a lumber wagon drawn by horses. They brought some chickens and a cow along; at night they slept in barns along the way. 


In April 1896, they came to Wells County and took a homestead 4 miles north of Manfred, where they resided the rest of their lives.


Source:  Fessenden Diamond Jubilee Book

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