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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. 

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