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These were the original Icelandic
homesteaders
of the Swan River Valley



1   John Egilson                                         
2   Thordis Samson                                    
3   Thordur Thomson                                  
4   Sigurdur Sigurdson                                
      (son of Ingveldur)                                  
5   Haldor Egilson                                      
6   Jakob Halldorson                                   
7   Olafur Jakobson                                    
8   Bodvar Sigurdson                                  
9   Otto Hrappsted                                            
10 Gudmundur Laxdal (2)                           
11 Ingveldur Jonsdottir                               
12 Thorbjorn Sigurdson (2)                         
13 John and Margaret Sigurdson                 
14 John Hrappstead                                   
15 Pall Johannsson                                     
16 Gisli Arnason                                         
17 Johann Laxdal (2)                                  
18 Haldor Gudmundson                              
19 Gudridur Kristjansdottir                          
20 Arnor Egilson                                         
21 Sigurdur Sigurdson (2)                            
    (his wife was Eggertina)                         
22 Sumarlidi Kristjansson (2)                       
23 William Byron           

                                 

                                                                        

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24 Gottskalk Palsson  
25 Gunnar Palsson
26 John Eggertsson
27 Sigridur Jonsdottir
28 Snorri Sigurjonsson
29 Jakob Agust Vopni (5)
30 Gunnar Helgason
31 Barney Finnson
32 John Sigurdson
     (wife Gudridur)
33 Johann Kristjan Laxdal
34 Haldor Danielson
35 Jonas Danielson
36 Finnur Laxdal
37 Einar Breidfjord
38 Kristjan Skagfjord
39 Adalsteinn Skagfjord
40 William Bjornson
41 Finnur Bjarnason
42 Stefan Bjornson
43 Johann Swanson
44 Thordur Jonsson
45 Haldor Eggertsson
46 Stefan Einarson, not on map,
 he was 7 sections east of
 William Bjornson
                                                                        


For a smaller map where the general settlement
can be seen click here. For a large map to see each individual homestead scroll down.


The settlement was divided into two parts, one about 8 miles north east of Swan River, the other centered about 10 miles west of Swan River.       

homestead map