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Louise Pedersdatter Nygaard  

Excerpted  from "A History of The People of Norman County Minnesota", by the Norman County Heritage Commission and the Norman County Historical Society, Dallas: Taylor Publishing Co., 1976.

Louise was the daughter of Peder and Jonetta Nygaard. She was born in
Norway. Her siblings were: Jacob, Haldor, John, Hansine Stordahl and
Ingeborg Johnson. Karen Lund remained in Norway. Louise married Jacob E. Nelson who born at Kristiansund, Norway in 1858, the son of Tobias and Elizabeth Nelson. They had eleven children: Tobias, Johanna, Elizabeth, Marie, Peder, Joseph, Josephine, Carrie and Esther. Two died when babies.

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