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2. “Called Home,” Rothsay Enterprise, Rothsay, Minnesota, May 4, 1912, Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
3. “Mikkel A. Mellum Life History & Stories,” From Judy Ohe Tabbut, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota.
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5. Andreas Mørch, Sigdal & Eggedal II, Andreas Mørch, Trykt hos Harald Lyche & Co. Drammen, Norway, 1953.
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11. Article - Laurits M. Heggen, found at Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Fergus Falls, MN. Source and dates unknown.
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16. “Gunder Kantrud, Trondhjem Township,” Fergus Falls Weekly Journal, Fergus Falls, MN, Feb. 10, 1916, Newspaper, Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Fergus Falls, MN.
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18. “Paul Halvorson,” Rothsay Enterprise, Rothsay, MN, June 15, 1907, Newspaper, Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Fergus Falls, MN.
19. “Information from Joy Hammer Toso, Rothsay, Minnesota.”
20. Ole Honrud Biography of Ole Honrud, son of Lars O. Honrud, which contained the information included about his father and grandfather. Source, Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Fergus Falls, MN.
21. “Honrud family reunion held by Marlys Honrud Larsen,” Pelican Rapids Press, Pelican Rapids, MN, June 28, 1979, Newspaper, Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Fergus Falls, MN.
22. Mr. and Mrs. Ole Peterson, Trondhjem Township
Biography - Interview of daughter, Mrs. Iver Nelson
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24. “Torger Kantrud Dies Funeral Friday,” Rothsay Enterprise, Rothsay, MN, October 3, 1929, Newspaper, Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Fergus Falls, MN.
25. In The World War 1917-1918-1919 Wilkin County, W, Harvey James, The Telegram, Breckenridge, Minnesota.
26. Information from Our Savior’s Lutheran Church file.
27. Information from the files of Olida Gronseth Wigdahl.
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32. “Sudden Death - Johnannes Kantrud of Fergus Falls Passes Away Thursday,” Rothsay Enterprise, June 26, 1909, Newspaper, Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Fergus Falls, MN.
33. “Johannes Kantrud,” Fergus Falls Ugeblad, June 30, 1909, page 5.
35. Compendium of History and Biography of Central & Northern Minnesota, Chicago, Geo. A. Ogle & Co., 1904.
36. Hamar Lutheran Church, 75th Anniversary 1874-1949, Hamar Members, June 26, 1949.
37. “Mrs. Kantrud Buried Tuesday,” Rothsay Newspaper, April 19, 1928, 14, Newspaper, Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Fergus Falls, MN.
38. “Mrs. G. G. Kantrud Trondhjem, Twp.,” Fergus Falls Weekly, Fergus Falls, MN, April 19, 1928, Newspaper, Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Fergus Falls, MN.
39. “Mrs. Sarah Kantrud Passes Away in Fergus Falls,” Rothsay Enterprise, Rothsay, MN, October 9, 1930, Newspaper, Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Fergus Falls, MN.
41. Hamar Cemetery Record by Rev. E.J. Ovri. Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Fergus Falls, MN.
42. “Anton Heggen Died on Friday,” Fergus Falls Paper, Fergus Falls, MN, Feb. 20, 1929, Newspaper, Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Fergus Falls, MN.
44. Digitalarkivet, “1875-telling for 0532 Jevnaker,” http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/, November 1, 2007.
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54. “Ole O. Gronseth,” Wheelock Weekly, July 15, 1920, Newspaper.
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56. Hamar Lutheran Church Records for the Dorcas Society and Ladies Aid, Rothsay, Minnesota.
57. Digitalarkivet, “Source information: Buskerud county, Nes, Parish register (official) nr. 9 (1834-1863), Marriage records 1841, page 443. ,” Permanent imagelink: http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:NBN:no-a1450-kb20051114011132.jpg, May 18, 2008.
58. “Gilbert Engelson,” Rothsay Enterprise, Rothsay, MN, Sept. 23, 1905, Newspaper, Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Fergus Falls, MN.
59. Digitalarkivet, “Source information: Buskerud county, Nes, Parish register (official) nr. 9 (1834-1863), Birth and baptism records 1839, page 103. ,” Permanent imagelink: http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:NBN:no-a1450-kb20051114010766.jpg, Permanent pagelink: http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_kildeid=1110&idx_id=1110&uid=ny&idx_side=-108, May 18, 2008.
60. “Nora Halbakken Obituary,” Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, MN, August 4, 2001, 2.
61. “Mrs. J. C. Serkland Obituary,” Rothsay Enterprise, Rothsay, Minnesota, December 28, 1912, Newspaper, email from Roger Serkland.
62. Information from the files of Gary & Jerry Slominski.
63. Information from the files of Marcia Bakken Anderson.
64. “Otter Tail County Historical Records,” Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
65. Daryl Axelson, “Holte Obituaries,” November 14, 2008.
66. Daily Journal Fergus Falls, “Selma Johnson,” http://www.fergusfallsjournal.com/obits/2008/jan/08/selma-johnson-103/.
67. “Mrs. Ole Peterson,” Fergus Falls Weekly, Fergus Falls, MN, March 8, 1934, Newspaper, Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Fergus Falls, MN.
69. Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, Cemetery Records - Otter Tail County, MN, Marjorie Barringer, Delbert Barringer, 1991, OTC Genealogical Society, Volume 3 or 14.
70. Daily Journal Fergus Falls, “Fergus Falls woman has watched the world change - for 103 years,” http://www.fergusfallsjournal.com/news/2007/may/05/fergus-falls-woman-has-watched-world-change-103-ye/, May 5, 2007.
71. The Daily Journal Fergus Falls, “Rothsay immigrants now rest in peace,” http://www.fergusfallsjournal.com/news/2008/jul/15/rothsay-immigrants-now-rest-peace/, July 15, 2008.
77. “Story of Rothsay Settlers,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Unknown.
78. Digitalarkivet, “Emigranter over Kristiania havn,” http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/.
89. Gary Wigdahl, Twixt Hill & Prairie, A Century of Challenge in the Rothsay, Minnesota Area., In cooperation with the Rothsay Centennial Committee, Holiday Printing, Rothsay, 1982.
91. “Newspaper Collection of Mrs. Elmer (Constance Raw) Lien,” Rothsay, Minnesota.
92. Information from Elaine (Ouren) Amundson, Rothsay, Minnesota.
93. Brua, the Newsletter of the Hadeland Lag of America, Verlyn Anderson, Hadeland Lag of America, February 1997.
94. Brua, The Newsletter of the Hadeland Lag of America, Verlyn Anderson, Hadeland Lag of America, February 1998 Issue.
95. “Emigranter Fra Nes Og Flå i Hallingdal,” Sigmund Sevre.
96. Numedols of Amerika, Numedalslaget Aarbok, No 10, 1924.
97. History of Otter Tail County Minnesota, James W. Mason,, Illustrated 1916, Volume 2, Reproduced from the Collection of the Otter Tail County Historical Society’s Archives, Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
98. “Information from Irene Ronningen.”
99. Information from Elaine Ouren Amundson, “Gunder & Maren Shirley,” From Fergus Falls Journal. A few additions, and corrections in spelling have been made to this account by great-granddaughter, Elaine Ouren Amundson.
100. “Mrs. Ronningen Rothsay Dies,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, April 10, 1933, Page 7, Newspaper.
101. Hallingen, December 1928.
102. “Brua, the Newsletter of the Hadeland Lag of America,” February, 2004 issue.
103. Gunnar Thon, “Anders & Mari Halbakken,” December 8, 2001.
104. Ruth Tweeten Holtan & Phil Holtan, “Jøran’s Journeys,” Tweetens, Hovlands, Dahlbys, and Hoveruds - Journeys II - Stories of Those Who Came.
105. Hazel P. Wood Shaner, “Rena Wood - Her Story,” 1932.
106. Information received from Bonnie Sorum., “Thorer & Bertha Sorum,” February 1, 2007.
107. “Ole Amundson Came To Rothsay Vicinity in 1871,” Rothsay Enterprise, Thursday, February 20, 1930, Newspaper.
108. Ron Fox, Salt Lake City, Utah, “John J. & Martha Balken,” January 2006.
110. Verlyn Anderson, Moorhead, Minnesota, “Ole & Randa Tessem Anderson,” January 18, 2007, Grandson of Ole & Randa.
111. “Mrs. Andrew Haga, Rothsay Dies at 49,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, July 31, 1956.
112. “Mrs. Anne Amundson Of Rothsay Attains Century Of Living,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, January 7, 1961.
113. Wilkin County Family History Book, 1977 History of Wilkin County, Minnesota, Wilkin County Historical Society, Breckenridge, Minnesota, Printed in the USA by Taylor Publishing Co., Dallas, TX., Reproduced from the Collection of the Otter Tail County Historical Society’s Archives, Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
114. “Swend & Jurgine Larson,” December 30, 2006, Bill Larson, Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Grandson of Swend & Jurgine Larson.
115. “Lars & Aagot Swendson Bekkestad,” December 30, 2006, Bill Larson, Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Great-grandson of Lars & Aagot Swendson Bekkestad.
116. “Ole John Moen, Rothsay, Dies In This City,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, January 8, 1943, page 7.
117. “Mrs. Oluf Ronningen Called To Rest,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, November 26, 1932.
118. “O. Ronningen, Rothsay, Dies, Well Known Resident Dies Following Ten Years of Ill Health,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, March 27, 1947.
119. Robert Helgeson, Fergus Falls, Mn, “Moen - Helgeson Information.”
120. “Oline Moen,” Wheelock Weekly, Rothsay, Minnesota, January 24, 1901.
121. “Miss Olive (Olene) Moen Death,” Wheelock’s Weekly, Rothsay, Minnesota, April 17, 1902.
122. Information from Marilyn Moen, Erhard, Minnesota.
123. “Even E. Granrud, of Pelican Rapids, Called to Rest,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, December 1936, with additional dates and information from Elaine Amundson.
124. “Mrs. Granrud Survived by 14 Children,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, 1938, with additional dates and names by Elaine Amundson.
125. Information from Ron Fox, Salt Lake City, Utah.
126. Hovland / Moen Descendents - The names of the numerous descendants of Ole Hovland, Halvor Moen and Nels Hanson. Includes information from “The Syver Hovland Family History” in 1989. Credit goes to Norris & Lyle Hovland, Mercille Moen, Irene & Elmer Ronningen. The document was compiled by David E. Ronningen December 1991. Updates have been added when available with information from Mercille Moen. Marilyn Moen January 2000.
127. “Services July 3, 1976 for Mrs. Anna Gronseth,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, June 29, 1976.
128. Information from Dorothy Carlsrud Hanson, “Hilmer Severin Carlsrud,” November 2005.
129. Digitalarkivet, “Emigranter over Oslo.”
130. Digitalarkivet, “Buskerud county, Ål, Parish register (official) nr. I 6 (1849-1864), Emigration records 1860, page 277. ,” http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_kildeid=1149&idx_id=1149&uid=ny&idx_side=-324, 12 April, 1860, http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:NBN:no-a1450-kb20051109020324.jpg.
131. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, “Family Search - Pilot Site,” http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#start.
132. “Information on the Ole & Jensine Hellesvig family received from Lorna Coats.”
133. Gary Wigdahl, “Aaberg, Hoel, Lund and Wigdahl Families,” April 2008, On file.
135. “Fergus Falls Daily Journal,” October 26, 1953, 3, Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
136. “Services Monday for Ingvald Engelson,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, June 17, 1954, 3, Newspaper.
137. “Life Sketch of Clarence E. Jacobson,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, April 30, 1954, 7, Newspaper.
139. “Services for Ole M. Holte,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, October 21, 1954, 4, Newspaper.
140. “Alfred Lien of Trondhjem Dies At 80,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, June 28, 1954, 7, Newspaper.
141. “Death Takes Henry Ouren Of Erhard,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, September 29, 1954, 7, Newspaper.
144. “John J. Sether Born 84 Years Ago In Carlisle,” Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, November 14, 1955, 9, Newspaper.
145. Ancestry, “Border Crossings: From U.S. to Canada, 1908-1935,” http://www.ancestry.com.
152. Hadeland Lag of America, “1921 Yearbook,” http://www.hadelandlag.org, 1921 .
153. Gary Wigdahl, “Hoel Family Story,” August 30, 2010.
154. Jan Johnson, “Thomas O. Juvrud,” March 18, 2011.
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