Jacob and Martha Helland
Husband's Full Name: Jacob Helland
Husband's Place of Birth: Norway
Husband's Father's Name: unknown
Husband's Mother's Name: unknown
Husband's Siblings' Names: unknown
Wife's Full Name: Martha Solberg Helland
Wife's Place of Birth: Buxton, ND
Wife's Father's Name: Andrew Solberg
Wife's Mother's Name: Kjersti Gunderson Solberg
Wife's Siblings' Names: Edwin, Nils, Clara Dybing, Gilman, Malvin, Arthur, Carl
Children's Names: Myrtle Alfstad, Palma, Ruth Alexander, Violet Young, Arnold, Mae Loback, Wallace, Donald
Martha was born at Buxton, and was reared at Manfred; Jacob was born in Norway. They were married in Manfred in 1914. Shortly after their marriage Jacob and Martha moved to homestead south of Plaza where they farmed. In 1944 they returned to Manfred where they lived at the Harley Boese/Skogmo farm until 1952 when they moved to Minot.
Jacob died in 1969 and in 1973, 10 years prior to her death Martha moved to St. Paul, where she entered a nursing home. During the time she lived at Plaza she was a member of Lucky Mound Lutheran Church south of Plaza and the American Lutheran Church Women.