B: 27 Jan 1859, Fredrikstad, Norway
D: 05 Feb 1943
M: 17 Dec 1883, Karen Marie Johanson at Sarpsborg.d. 27 Feb 1930
Nils' brother, Edward and his family had come to America earlier and lived on the land across from the Teien Central School. Nils arrived in Drayton, Dakota Territory in the spring of 1888, one year before North Dakota became a state.
Karen Pederson and the children arrived in the spring of 1889.
Children of Nils Pederson and Karen Marie Johanson:
Johan (John) Pederson
B: 07 Apr 1886, Sarpsborg, Norway
M: Jane Olson
B: 06 Nov 1887, Sarpsborg, Norway
M: 18 Feb 1917, Aldrick Anderson
B: 15 Apr 1890, Teien Township
D: Age 36
B: 22 Mar 18892, Teien Township
M: 06 Feb 1921, Beda Daholf, at Lancaster, MN