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Norwegian Genealogy

Name:

Aanund

Olesen

Krågnes

1845-  27 Mar 1912

 

(first name)

(surname)

(farm name)

(birth/death dates)

Name in America:

Aanund

O

Kragnes

 

(first name)

(m.i.)

(last name)

 

Spouse:

*Ingeborg

Lee

*Note:1st wife married 1866

1847 -1875

 

(first name)

(surname)

(farm name at marriage)

(birth/death dates)

2nd wife: Oline Studlien                                                                1863 – 30 Nov. 1937

Children:

 Gilbert

Ole Emanuel

Karoline

 

*Isabelle

 *Oliver Martin Kragnes

*Bernhard

 

*Clarence

*Luther

*Alvin

 

 *Note: 2nd wife’s children

 

 

 

Municipality (kommune) in Norway:

Vrådal in Kviteseid

Church Parish to which they belonged:

Kviteseid

 

Emigrant Ship:

Depart Date:

*1853

Port:

 *Note: Anund’s parents, Ole Anundson Kragnes (Fyresdal) and Kari Mikklesdatter Holte (Kviteseid) came in 1853

Destinations in America 

Early:

Skuren, WI

 

2nd:

Badger Valley in Houston Co. MN

Final: Clay County, MN 1875; Kragnes, MN North of Moorhead, MN

Occupations/Professions

in Norway:

 

 

in America:

Civil War, Owned Thrashing team, Grainery, Store, Postmaster? Farmer, Kragnes, MN

 

Additional Information:  Town of Kragnes between Red River & Buffalo River, closer to Buffalo River. They belonged to Concordia Lutheran – Glyndon, MN.

 My grandfather was Oliver Martin Kragnes died 1962? My grandmother was Anne Isabelle Boen died 1972.

 Both were members of Concordia Church

 Note: Additional info from Concordia Congregation and the Buffalo River Settlement pages 10-12 and MN

 Sesquicentennial Book  “Celebrating our Norwegian-MN Heritage…”   pages 120 -121

Contact:                     

“Vonnie” Vonnice Prigge

Relationship to emigrant:

My Great grandfather

Email:

vprigge@outlook.com

Date:

4 July 2016

 

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