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Ristad, Ole
B: Norway
D: 13 Feb 1897, knee infection
M: Beret Unknown. d. 16 Feb 1920

Ole and Beret Ristad came from Namsos, Norway and settled in Audubon, MN with one child, Olaf. Later they moved to Kittson County where they homesteaded in Hazelton Township in 1881.

Later Beret married John E. Nordine, 31 Dec 1899 at Roseau, MN. John had two sons by a previous marriage. They were Edwin and Peter Nordine. John and his two brothers, Lars and Simon, had immigrated from Norway in the late 1880's and settled in Alexandria, MN and then later moved to Thompson Township in Kittson County. John d. Oct 1910 from typhoid fever.

Children of Ole Ristad and Beret Unknown:

Olaf or Olof Ristad
B: 15 May 1880, Trondhjeim, Norway
D: 10 Jun 1951, age 71
M: 29 Oct 1902, Maria Haugen b. 02 Dec 1880 also of Norwegian heritage was born in the LaCrosse, WI area, dau of Maria and Hans Haugen, and moved to Tegner Township as a young girl. Olof and Mary homesteaded in Siggestad, Caribou Township and lived there 8 years before moving to Lancaster, MN. Mary d. 21 Oct 1958, age 77.

Children of Olof Ristad and Mary Haugen:

Oscar Ristad
D: 1954, age 53

Harold Ristad
D: 1963, age 52

Alfred Ristad
D: 1925, age 15

Son Ristad
D: In infancy

Margaret Ristad
M: Curtis Bankers

Conrad Ristad

Beret (Bertha) Ristad
M: Unknown Krogstad

Ole Ristad

Otto Ristad

M: Unknown Krogstad

Carrie Ristad
M: Axel Anderson. Axel served with the US Navy during WWI

Children of John Nordine and Beret:

Selmer Nordine

William Nordine