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Ole Anderson
The History of Renville County, Volume 2
Compiled by Franklyn Curtiss-Wedge
p. 989

Ole Anderson was born Dec. 17, 1853, in Norway, came to America in 1860, lived in Iowa for about a year, located in Spring Grove, Houston county, this state, about three years, came to Renville county, and located in Camp township, bought a quarter section of railroad land in section 23, Bandon, added 160 more in section 35 in 1897 and there lived until June 9, 1899, when he traded his land and came into possession of the north half and the southwest quarter of section 5, Melville township. In 1907 he retired to Bird Island. His wife was born in Norway Dec. 9, 1854, came to America at the age of twelve years, and died in Bird Island Aug. 9, 1913.

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