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Early Settlers in Waseca County

Pioneer list submitted by Dan Forrest

Dan's research has identified a number of Telers as early settlers in Waseca County, shown in red on the map below.  His wife's ancestor, Aslak Knutson Lee, came to America in 1861 from Vinje and spent time in Wisconsin before settling in Blooming Prairie Township, Waseca County.

Click for larger image in a new window Tarald Amundson
Ole Evindson
Thorbjor Halvorsen
Torbjorn Johnson
Halvo Johnson
John Johnson
Sigrud Johnson
Tarald Anonsen Kjile
Gregor Kjostofsen
Anne Knututsdotter
Asne Knutsdotter
Margit Knutsdotter
Knute Lien
Ole Engelson Neset
Tarald Jense Offtelie
Gunhild Olsdatter
Jacob Svendsen
Kristi Thjostofsen
Halvor and Linge Vetleson

And from Edland ……….

Chestoff Chesterson
Gregar Hagen

Knut Hagen

Tor Hagen

Torgus Hagen

Margit Torjusdotter

Note from researcher: I got most of these names from church records of the North Waseca Lutheran Church. Seven of the above were among the founders of that church which is still in existence today.



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