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Andrias Peterson Grande
Trondhjem, Norway

Extracted from "A History of The People of Norman County Minnesota" (1976).

Andrias Peterson Grande was born in Trondhjem, Norway on December 5,

1837. He came to America in 1865.

Anne Gulbrandsdatter Kvale was born in Valders, Norway on April 24,

1838. Andrias and Anne married in 1866 at La Crosse, WI. They lived in
Iowa about 5 years. In 1871 they and their 3 small children moved to
Becker county of Minnesota by oxen drawn covered wagon. They lived there
till 1879 and then they moved to Norman County settling in Section 31 of
Fossum Township. In 1885, his oldest daughter came from Norway to join
her father and step-mother's family. On February 9, 1885, she was married
to her stepmother's son. Ole Olson at the Wild Rice church in Flom

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