T. T. and Ragndi Jorstad
Husband's Full Name: Thomas (T. T.) Jorstad
Husband's Place of Birth: Jorstad, Norway
Husband's Father's Name: Tollef Syversen Jorstad
Husband's Mother's Name: Marit Michelsdtr Rogne
Husband's Siblings' Names: Syver Jorstad
Wife's Full Name: Ragndi Olsdotter Jorstad
Wife's Place of Birth: Volbu, Valdres, Norway
Wife's Father's Name: Ole Nilson Råbole
Wife's Mother's Name: Marit Halvorsdtr Finsalsen Jorstad
Wife's Siblings' Names: Nils (Gunhild Jorstad); Guri Olsdatter; Halvor Olsen; Margit (Oscar) Braaten, Kari (aka Carrie Jorstad
Children's Names: Mayme Larson, Theodore, Margaret, Alfred
Mr. and Mrs. Tom T. Jorstad were natives of Norway. In 1893, Tom immigrated to the USA, Ragndi immigrated in 1899. They were married August 29, 1900 in St. Paul, Minnesota.
They were the parents of four children, Mayme, Theodore, Margaret and Alfred. Through their son, Theodore, they became grandparents, and since their passing, four great grandchildren added.
Their homestead certificate was given October 26, 1908 and signed by Theodore Roosevelt, U.S. President.
When T. T. Jorstads moved to Harvey, they sold the farm to their son-in-law and daughter Walter and Mayme Larson.
Source: Growing With Pride